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PARADISE IN PAPHOS: THE PERFECT WINTER RUNCATION

FLYING AWAY FROM SNOWMAGEDDON TO RUN THE SUBTROPICAL LOGICOM CYPRUS HALF MARATHON, IN PAPHOS, WAS A MAGICAL ADVENTURE FOR WR COACH TINA CHANTREY

When Storm Emma reached UK shores, spectacularly clashing with the Beast from the East, where I live was squeezed right in the middle. In a few hours snow fell heavily, roads started to close and I thought I wasn’t going to make it to Cyprus. Trains were cancelled within 30 minutes of the one I took to Gatwick. Yet, four hours later, I landed in Paphos, with its stunning beaches, beautiful ancient archaeology and cultural heritage (it was awarded the European City of Culture in 2017). This UNESCO World Heritage site is the perfect running escape during the British winter.

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Ever thought about how your favourite hobby might impact the environment? Grab yourself the May issue of Women’s Running, to find out more about your carbon running footprint – and how you can reduce it. With advice on everything from the best ethical running kit, to making your own drinks and fuel, to starting run-commuting, you’ll find an abundance of ideas on how to become a more eco-conscious runner. And you won’t be short of inspiration. Read how cover star Lizzie Carr transformed from a high-flying city girl to a passionate environmentalist and adventurer, and how contributing editor Claire Chamberlain managed to beat her 10K PB, after transitioning to a vegan diet. As ever, you’ll find the usual training advice, including the lowdown on all things tapering, and regular Best in Test gear reviews – this month, WR testers have reviewed the latest minimal, neutral and support shoes, so grab yourself a copy to find out which shoes came out on top!