Mike Bushell and Retro Running team
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BBC's Mike Bushell tries out retro, or backward, running

18 August 2012 Last updated at 10:07 BST

There are claims backward running, or 'retro running' as it is known to its fans, can improve balance and brain power.

The event will be at the heart of the World Alternative Games in Wales.

The BBC's Mike Bushell has been trying it out.