‘I kept going’: Nine-year-old enters 5km race … and accidentally wins 10km event

It took nine-year-old Kade Lovell longer than expected to finish his 5km race in Minnesota, but only because he was busy accidentally winning a separate 10km race It took nine-year-old Kade Lovell longer than expected to finish his 5km race in Minnesota, but only because he was busy accidentally winning a separate 10km event. Kades mother, Heather, became worried when her son didnt cross the finish line of the Francis Franny Flyer 5K in Sartell earlier this month. Original Article : HERE ; The Ultimate Survival Food: The Lost Ways

Ahead of the pack: the best books about running

A hidden tribe in Mexico, an Olympic hero and the fells unsung heroes Ben Wilkinson picks books that explore our love of running Running is in rude health. Two million adults in England alone lace up their running shoes each week. The parkrun initiative free, Saturday morning, timed 5km events open to all started as a small get-together in 2004; 15 years later there are more than 5 million parkrunners worldwide. The act of putting one foot in front of another is simple, so whats the appeal? Writers of all stripes have questioned why we run. In Haruki Murakami, who maps marathon running on to various aspects of life in his memoir What I Talk About When I Talk About …