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Weekend of running: 24th-26th May

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Your weekend of running in pictures

"This was my weekend, running in the Rock 'n' Roll 1/2 Marathon in Liverpool. Great organisation, fantastic route for culture and scenery, brilliant atmosphere and music, topped off with a free beer at the finish! Highly recommended." - Helen Continue reading

ASICS announce Outrun the Sun trail race

By Ben Hobson on in Events
The world’s best trail athletes attempt to circumnavigate Mont Blanc in one day

On June 21st, the longest day of the year, ASICS will be hosting a race for two teams of trail runners who will attempt to race against nature and ‘Outrun The Sun’. The athletes will have exactly 15 hours, 41 minutes and 35 seconds to circumnavigate Mont Blanc, the highest ... 

Wings For Life World Run - live stream

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

If you're not familar with the Wings for life world race, it's an event taking place at the same time around the world, May 4th to be precise. The UK event starts at 11am at Silverstone Circuit and elsewhere in the world the race will start in 30 countries at ... 

Top five spring 5K races for beginners

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Inspired to run a race? Take on your first 5K this spring.

Battersea Park, London Thursday 29 May The Lee Rigby People's Run, In memory of British soldier Lee Rigby, is a new fast and flat route around London's Battersea Park. Runners will receive medals, t-shirts, winners' prizes and refreshments and supervised on-site bag storage will be available. Open to all ages and abilities ... 

Marathon Exhibit Opens in Boston

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On the year anniversary of the Boston bombings, “Dear Boston: Messages from the Marathon Memorial” exhibition has opened at the Boston Public Library.

Mementos left in Copley Square and on Boylston Street after the Boston Marathon bombings have been collected into an exhibit at the Boston Public Library. The exhibit opened April 7, almost a year after the blasts near the race's finish line. Continue reading

London Marathon 2014 round-up

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Everything from Mo to Virgin Money and more...

Sunday saw the biggest race in the British race calendar take London by storm. The London Marathon was declared by race director Hugh Brasher as a “record-breaking day”. The 34th London Marathon had 35, 864 finishers.  Kenya dominated the Elite race with Wilson Kipsang winning the race and setting a new ... 

Weekend of running: 12th & 13th April

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Here are your picture highlights of one of a year'c calendar highlights, London Marathon

"This is me after a 3.52 at London yesterday in my first crack at this distance. Im exhausted, hurting in places I didnt even know I had places but just elated.  Think my face shows that." - Lee Pinnell  Continue reading

Greater Manchester Marathon race report

By Polly Farrington on in Events

If you ask around Twitter for a fast spring road marathon it will only be a matter of minutes before you get someone extolling the virtues of Manchester. Another unsuccessful year in the London ballot meant I was more than ready to see what our northern friends had to offer. Closed ... 

Marathon playlist

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What better way to get extra motivation for the big 26.2 than with a playlist all about running.

The Amazon MP3 store have released the list of their tops selling running tracks in the lead-up to London Marathon. With this in mind, here are our favourite running tracks: Born To Run, Bruce Springsteen Young Hearts Run Free, Candi Staton Band On The Run, Paul McCartney Keep On Running, The Spencer Davis Group Run ... 

London Marathon 2014 Guinness World Records attempts

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
From a telephone box to a blushing bride, the fancy-dress runners will be out in full force this Sunday, attempting to break a few records along the way.

The Huddersfield Marathon Band, consisting of students and friends of the University of Huddersfield, was first created when they took part in the 2011 Virgin London Marathon. The band successfully set a world record for fastest marathon by a marching band, but this record has since been broken. This Sunday ... 

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