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Forrest Gump runner completes John O’Groats to Land’s End challenge

Ewan Gordon ran the 1050-mile course over six weeks in memory of 9-year-old Thomas Laurie, who passed away after suffering from Cockayne Syndrome.


Does Skipping Breakfast Affect Performance?

Breakfast, we’re often told, is the most important meal of the day. It certainly seems that way to me – I can’t imagine making it to noon without eating. But the literature is much more mixed. Lots of studies have found that habitual breakfast eaters tend to be leaner, but that doesn’t mean that eating breakfast is what causes people to be lean. In fact, most studies do find that skipping it results in lower overall kilojoule consumption during the day (though it may also lead to being less active and burning fewer calories).


92-year-old cancer survivor becomes oldest woman to complete a marathon

Harriette Thompson finished the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in 7:24:36. 92-year-old cancer survivor Harriette Thompson has become the oldest woman to complete a marathon, after finishing the San Diego Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in seven hours, 24 minutes and 36 seconds.


2nd Place for Mark English

European Indoor Silver Medalist Mark English (UCD) continued his early season racing programme taking in a 600m race at the Golden Spike Meeting in Ostrava on the 26th of May.