Roberto De Vido is the Social Media Director of Red Dot Running Company. He was once a reasonably competitive runner, but old age and injuries ended all that years ago. He now runs mainly in order to fit into his clothes. Find out more at

Why I (Now) Prefer Small Races

With years of experience running in competitive marathons under his belt, here’s why Roberto prefers small races now.

3 Nov 2023 - 1 month ago
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You’re Tired, I’m Tired, We’re All Tired.

The author attempted to win every event from 800 to 10,000 metres at the Hong Kong Athletics Championships. Afterwards, he was very, very tired.

27 Sep 2023 - 2 months ago
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Soft Surfaces Mean Fewer Injuries, Right?

Accustomed to running shoes, how can running on a soft surface or help in recovery or improving our run?

15 Feb 2023 - 10 months ago
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The Hardest Easiest Way to Get Faster

Does body weight make a difference in your performance?

20 Sep 2022 - 1 year ago
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Get Out of Your Comfort Zone, for Fun and for Fitness!

Break the monotony by trying out the different races organized by Fatburd Events

6 Jul 2022 - 1 year ago
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The Need for Speed

If you want to run fast, you have to train fast.

14 Mar 2022 - 2 years ago
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How Can Runners Prevent (or Fix) Injuries?

Researchers estimate that every year over half of runners are injured badly enough that they have to take a break from running.

10 Jan 2022 - 2 years ago
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Plogging for the Planet

Runners have always stopped on occasion to pick up bits of rubbish from along their running routes. The word "plogging" (plogga, in Swedish), was named by combining the Swedish verbs plocka upp (pick up) and jogga (jog).

21 Oct 2021 - 2 years ago
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Exhaustion Tourism: A Long, Long Day at the River Shimanto 100K

The Shimanto river is in southern Shikoku, the smallest of Japan's major islands, It is also known as the site of one of Japan’s best-known road ultramarathons. Roberto shares his experience choosing River Shimanto Ultramarathon for his debut.

23 Jul 2021 - 2 years ago
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Running In The Era Of 'Big Data'; What Information Do You Need?

What kind of data can runners attain from different GPS watches?

24 May 2021 - 3 years ago
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How Does A Vegan Diet Affect Athletic Performance?

Amit Mehta, a founder of a company that produces vegan nutrition products for athletes shares the surprising benefits of transitioning to a vegan diet, and dispels the myth that one on a vegan diet cannot perform their best.

12 Apr 2021 - 3 years ago
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An Old School Runner Experiments with Minimalism

Roberto shares about his experience being diagnosed with Haglund's Syndrome, a bony protusion on the back of the heel, and how a pair of minimalist shoe rendered his recovery to get back into running.

30 Mar 2021 - 3 years ago
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The Thinking Man’s (and Woman’s) Guide to Smart Racing

Racing can be more than just speed and power. Roberto shares some tips to race strategically.

9 Jul 2020 - 3 years ago
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How Much Should You Run?

As a leisure runner, is there ever a ‘correct mileage’?

22 Jan 2020 - 4 years ago
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