Go F.A.R. Blog

Musings on swimming, running and riding for everyday athletes.

Obstacle Racing for families

Tips on Obstacle Course Racing racing for kids and families.

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How to enter the 2019 london marathon

Everything you need to know to enter the 2019 London Marathon

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Spartan Races launches it's biggest ever UK Series

Spartan Races UK announce their biggest-ever UK and Ireland season

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1 Million hits in 2017. That's a whole lot of goals being set.

In 2017 findarace.com received more than a million hits.

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Speed building tips from adidas city runs

4 simple tips on form and function to help you push the limits on race day.

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Get your free ticket for The National Running Show

Get your free ticket for The National Running Show.

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Run in the Shoreditch 10K

Time is running out for you to join the thousands of runners who have already signed up to the Shoreditch 10K – a brand new, closed-road running event.

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Inspired by the London Marathon? You're not alone.

What happens to our site traffic when the London Marathon comes to town.

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Win a Trip for 4 to one of the classic climbs in Europe

Win a guided tour to one of the best climbs in Europe for you and three friends thanks to Sportive Breaks.

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Keep hydrated - Win a year's free beer

Beer and exercise. A fine pairing.

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'A Year on the Run' 365 stories from the world of running

Win a copy of Damian Hall's gem of a running book

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Fitbit 50

Be the first to take on Fitbit's new endurance challenge; a 1,000 mile race from London to Edinburgh and back.

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6 London Marathon Blunders to Avoid

'Don't dick about' and other sound words of advice for the final nervy days before the London Marathon 2016.

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Win a weekend at the Paris-Roubaix

Win a trip for 2 to the Paris-Roubaix sportive. Ride the iconic route and watch the pros the next day.

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Connect your site with the UK's biggest listing of sports events

Hands up if you'd like a race-finding widget for your running club, fitness blog or local events site.

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Fire up your run with Nathan

Win a bundle of night running equipment from Nathan UK.

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Protein's just for gym bunnies right?

No! Here's why protein's important for endurance athletes too.

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Get a free 2016 edition wristband

Add a race to your 'Doing' list and we'll send you a free wristband to remind you that race day is getting closer.

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Win an entry to an epic challenge

Win the challenge of a lifetime: a place at the Brutal Extreme Triathlon, worth £255.

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Forget the resolutions. Take on a challenge.

The morning's are dark. The evenings are even darker. I've set myself a gentle challenge in the run up to Christmas.

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Adventure Capital

London has never had so much to offer the urban endorphin seeker.

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Oxford Half Marathon

Blogger, Vimto drinker and 80's film buff Tom Wheatley reports back on the latest race in the Vitality Half Marathon Series

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Press Play for motivation

There's nothing like a video to help get you out the door - even when the weather's got 'sofa' written all over it.

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The Million Mile Light

Now here's a bright idea. A safety light for runners, powered not by batteries but by motion.

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Getting up off the floor

Sometimes life throws you a swerve ball. Like when you break your shoulder while cleaning your teeth.

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Breca Buttermere Swimrun

Epic new endurance sport Swimrun comes to the UK with the Breca Buttermere

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Velothon Wales

On Sunday we'll be joining 15,000 other riders at the Velothon Wales, a 140km closed road sportive that loops up from Cardiff into the Brecon Beacons.

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Welcome to Find a Race

After a year in the making, the new version of Find a Race is now live. Dive in!

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Race to the Stones

Ultra running fields are usually about a 80/20 male to female split. The Dixons Carphone Race To The Stones wants to make it 50/50.

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Baikal Ice Marathon

I am not the girl Bruce Springsteen was describing when he sang ‘baby we were born to run’; not even close to being her, in fact.

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Race entry fees

A 10K in the capital will set you back £50 and an Ironman can cost in excess of £500. So are race prices on the rise, or are we getting more for our money?

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The joy of racing

Forget failed New Year's resolutions. Enter a race today to achieve your health and fitness goals.

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Hydration – a lesson learned

Did you know drinking water during endurance events can be more harmful than drinking nothing at all? Matt found out the hard way.

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The Shock Absorber WomenOnly Triathlon 2014

Runner, writer and occasional breaststroker, Rhalou, dons the lycra and tries her hand at triathlon.

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Gadget v. Naked running

When it comes to technology, runners are divided. Are you a tech fanatic or a gadget-free minimalist?

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Preview: The Strongman Run

We've been invited to join Fisherman's Friends 'Team GB' and take on the world's biggest obstacle race - the Strongman Run in the Nurburgring.

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FindaRace v2.0 is coming!

We're working on the next version of findarace.com - and we need your help. We want to make the site better. More user-friendly and more sophisticated.

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Race Report: Tough Guy

The sound of my fellow Tough Guy competitors resurfacing from the icy water into which they had recently plunged will stay with me for a long time.

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Mastering your mojo

We all lose our training mojo sometimes. Even the pro's have days when they just can't be bothered. So how do you get out of the rut? Here are some ideas:

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The Founding of Find A Race

A story in which Rob has an idea, David meets a childhood hero and Rich gets sacked.

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