Why do runners get injured?

By Hayden Shearman // The obvious answer to the question above is that something in your body—whether it be bone or soft tissue—can’t handle the stress you’re putting it under. For distance runners, that stress isn’t usually from a one-off exertion but a small repeated exertion over time. In other words, running injuries are usually[…]

Kiwi Running Show – 018 – NZ Road Relays

Hayden covers all the action from the 2016 New Zealand Road Relay Championships in Rotorua and training talk focuses on how to stay positive when injury strikes. We also chat about the mega-running fraud that has just been unearthed from UK ultra runner Robert Young’s attempt to race across America. Athletics Weekly Round-Up: http://athletics.org.nz/News/athletics-nz-weekly-roundup-3-october-2016 The Robert Young[…]