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Rachel has completed a number of running challenges with us here at Diabetes UK, including currently taking part in our Run26 challenge. In doing so, she’s developed an appreciation for something she previously didn’t have an appetite for — running in an urban environment. And she’s kindly agreed to share what she enjoys about it…

Hayley Jarvis, Head of Physical Activity at Mind, shares with us the all-important benefits of running to our mental health. In her spare time, Hayley is a mental health advocate and a peer volunteer/run leader for Dudley Mind. We’re all aware of the physical health benefits of being active including reduced risk of diseases, healthier…

If you’re new to running, or dusting off the cobwebs after a lengthy time-out, it can be hard to know where to start. So we’ve got it down to five essentials that will help you get those feet out the door. Set yourself a goal, or target. Taking on the Run26 challenge is a brilliant…

Thought you couldn’t run a marathon? Think again. Our new Run26 challenge is open to runners of all abilities. You’re not expected to run long distances straightaway and can go at your own pace. So with the challenge open for those looking to get into running for the first time, or wanting to keep fit,…