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The Bob Graham - Salomon Running TV

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Ricky Lightfoot takes on one the toughest running races out there, The Bob Graham Round.

In 1932, Bob Graham did what just over 1950 runners have managed to do since. A 66 mile, 27,000 ft. running loop of 42 of the highest peaks in the English Lake District, in under 24 hours. Less than half the number of people who start go onto to finish ... 

On tour: City2Surf, Sydney

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A great course, a guaranteed PB and the best ice bath in the world make Sydney’s City2Surf worth the long haul, finds RW’s Joe Mackie.

We runners love a bucket list. Immerse yourself in our sport for long enough and as sure as your Achilles will creak and your nipples will chafe, you will find yourself compiling an ever-evolving fantasy CV of the globe’s must-do events. I’m especially enamoured of this particular foible and while ... 

Salomon Running TV - Mt. Marathon

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One of the hardest 5K races in the world. Looks like fun!

Every 4th of July thousands of people descend on the small harbour town of Seward, Alaska to witness one of the oldest, fastest, hardest, toughest… and shortest mountain races in the world. For years, Rickey Gates has been churning out war stories and legends of the annual Mount Marathon Race ... 

Inside the Trans Atlas Marathon trail race

By Kirsten Kortebein on in Events
Over six stages and 285km The Trans Atlas Marathon trail race immerses runners in the unique beauty and culture of North Africa’s majestic mountain range.

Stage 1 As morning broke in the village of Zaouiat Ahansal in Morocco’s Atlas Mountains, runners set off on Stage One of the Trans Atlas Marathon. Start-line chat in a heady mix of Arabic, French, Spanish and English gave way to the sound of footfalls, the giggles of onlooking children and ... 

On tour: Moscow Marathon

By Andy Dixon on in Events
The Moscow Marathon could become one of the greats, says RW editor Andy Dixon.

One of the pleasures of doing a big city marathon is running on roads that, on any other day, would be swamped with traffic. I can think of few other races where this feeling is more pronounced than the Moscow Marathon. More than 11 million people live in the Russian ... 

Race report: Run Hackney 2016

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Rhalou takes on 13.1 miles of sunshine at the third edition of the Hackney Half Marathon.

For the third instalment of the Vitality Run Hackney Half Marathon on Sunday 8th May, I joined 11,899 runners in Hackney Marshes for a 13.1-mile race around the streets of East London. Fast making a name for itself on the event circuit, the race route takes in the sights of the leafy borough, passing through green ...  ... 

Runner's World vs. the world at Wings for Life 2015

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A special RW report from the Wings for Life 2015 World Run: 100,000 runners, 35 countries, one great day.

This weekend sees the return of the Wings for Life World Run. This one-of-a-kind event starts at the same time across 34 locations worldwide, pitting runners against the Catcher Car - the finish line that chases them - all in aid of spinal cord injury research foundation Wings for Life. Last ... 

Wings For Life World Run - Live stream

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Tune in live and watch all the races from around the world.

This weekend, thousands of runners will take on the 2016 Wings for Life World Run. This one-of-a-kind event will see everyone from pros to casual joggers hitting the road across 34 locations, competing to stay ahead of the Catcher Car - the finish line that chases the runners. Watch the event ... 

The Secret Marathon is coming to London. We just don't know where or when

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
Taking place at an undisclosed time and date somewhere in London this autumn, The Secret Marathon threatens to turn the traditional concept of marathon running on its head.

Looking for your next marathon? Long distance runners with a risky streak may be excited to hear that a top secret marathon is popping up in the capital this autumn. Taking place on an as yet undisclosed time, date and location at some point in autumn 2016, entering is something of ... 

Chafing at the bits: The final blog

By John Carroll on in Events
A week has passed since the London Marathon and John is feeling uncharacteristically benign. That race has a lot to answer for.

Catch up on John's training and marathon day drama. I want to begin this final entry by thanking everyone who read the blog and posted responses on social media over the last four months. I don’t use Facebook or Twitter and when I told my friends I was going to ...  ... 

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