Shopping Cart -

Your cart is currently empty.
Upgrade to today
for only an extra Cxx.xx

You get:

plus This issue of xxxxxxxxxxx.
plus Instant access to the latest issue of 380+ of our top selling titles.
plus Unlimited access to 31000+ back issues
plus No contract or commitment. If you decide that PocketmagsPlus is not for you, you can cancel your monthly subscription online at any time. Auto-renews at £9.99 per month, unless cancelled.
Upgrade for 99p
Then just £9.99 / month. Cancel anytime.
Learn more
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
GB
Pocketmags Digital Magazines
   You are currently viewing the United Kingdom version of the site.
Would you like to switch to your local site?
Read anywhere Read anywhere
Ways to pay Pocketmags Payment Types
Trusted site
At Pocketmags you get
Secure Billing
Great Offers
Web & App Reader
Gifting Options
Loyalty Points
21 MIN READ TIME

GO WITH THE FLOW

THAMES MEANDER

There can be few more scenic marathons, and certainly fewer in London, than the Thames Meander Marathon.

READ MORE
Purchase options below
Find the complete article and many more in this issue of Men's Running - May-17
If you own the issue, Login to read the full article now.

Other Articles in this Issue


Men’s Running
Variety, as they say, is the spice of life and when
Team Red Bull athletes Braden Currie and Josiah Middaugh
News and reviews
The TomTom Adventurer has plenty going for it on paper.
PACE
For famed designer and architect Wayne Hemingway, running provides valuable time spent alone and a chance to be creative
Hard as nails and mad for mud, it’s the ever so slightly masochistic cross country runner
When it’s too hot for a jacket but too cold for a tee, the humble long-sleeve comes into its own. Light as a short-sleeve, with a little added warmth, it’s a top bit of kit for those fresh spring runs
Elite insights from former ‘fat bloke’ turned celebrated marathon man Steve Way
Stop hating on hill sprints. Their benefits go way beyond those runs when the road rises up
Want to improve performance? Then musing on your own mortality might help
Many runners want to see instant results. But the reality
Time to bring up the rear if you want to get to the front of the pack. No bum steer
Sports therapist Lawrence Knott shares his injury-beating advice. This month: piriformis syndrome
Matt Maynard meets the Strava record-holders for the UK’s highest mountains
While we know none of our readers would be guilty of the following it pays to know your enemy. So here’s a guide to how not to behave when refuelling mid-race
International ultrarunner Robbie Britton has some lessons from the frontline
WITH ITS PEARLY WHITE BEACHES, BLACK LAVA, SOARING MOUNTAINS AND MAGICAL PINE FORESTS, GRAN CANARIA HAS IT ALL. FRESH FROM RUNNING THE ISLAND’S ICONIC ULTRAMARATHON, TRANSGRANCANARIA, JAMES POOLE EXPLAINS WHY IT’S A RUNNING PARADISE
MEN’S RUNNING MAGAZINE
INCREASINGLY, OUR RUNNING CHAMPIONS ARE PUTTING THEIR VICTORIES DOWN TO TRAINING WHAT’S ABOVE THEIR NECKS AS WELL AS BELOW THEM. SO IS MENTAL STRENGTH REALLY THE SECRET TO THEIR SUCCESS?
With a wealth of metrics available to the average runner, are we at risk of getting bogged down in data and losing touch with why we run?
Endless training, mental determination, insane amounts of kit, plus the possibility of trench foot are all elements you need to embrace if you want to go ultra
FUEL YOUR RUN AND RECOVERY WITH OUR PICK OF THE BEST SPORTS NUTRITION PRODUCTS
IT’S CRUNCH TIME FOR OUR MARATHON HOPEFULS
FUEL
Asian snack edamame beans are a soy to behold
Late-night lifesavers or grease-filled guilty pleasures, the humble kebab gets a long overdue healthy upgrade
Renee McGregor tells us how to avoid the common nutrition mistakes made by runners
RACE
We travel to Cambridge for the half marathon and find there’s more to the city than students, spires and spokes
Iain Martin floats upstream for a tranquil morning out at the Thames Meander Marathon
Jim Old dips into the little-known underground running scene for the uniquely subterranean Two Tunnels 10k
Pictures from the pain cave: a gallery of your grizzliest mid-race gurns. Send in your snaps!
Find your local running specialist
Courageous runreporter Jim Old miraculously survives a neardeath bird attack