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Things I Never Thought the MDS Would Make Me Do

By Kieran Alger on in Events

With just ten days to go until the start of the Marathon des Sables, the six month journey to the Sahara desert is almost over. It’s been nothing short of bonkers. When I signed up for the race I had no concept of the level of insanity I would sink to in preparation. It’s been ... 

ASICS - Beat the Sun

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ASICS launch global search for amateur runners to take on nature’s toughest relay

ASICS are searching for 15 runners to take on the ultimate challenge - have you got what it takes to help your continent Beat the Sun around Mont Blanc?  ASICS ‘Beat the Sun’ challenges amateurs and professional athletes to run a relay race around the iconic Mont Blanc, between sunrise and ... 

Wales to host new trail running festival

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
The Royal Welsh Spring Festival is set to host a brand new trail running festival at its showground in the heart of Mid-Wales.

The Welsh festival brings a half-marathon, 10K and 3K family trail race to the Royal Welsh Showground in Llanelwedd, Powys this Sunday, 17 May. The picturesque half marathon and 10K races, run over one and two laps respectively, will take place with all the facilities expected of a top-class event with ... 

2015 Morrisons Great Newham London Run launches

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New 10K event set to become Britain’s biggest mass participation event

Brendan Foster and Sir Robin Wales were joined by Lord Coe, athlete Jo Pavey and representatives from Morrisons at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to reveal details of the 2015 Morrisons Great Newham London Run. The run is due to be staged over 10K on Sunday 19 July and will be the ... 

Weekend of running in pictures

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Your highlights

"I'm a member of the Suncity Tri club, it was our first season in xc. Saturday was the final race of the xc season. Wrekenton. That's me in green bottoms and my team mate Claire Purvis." - Michelle Furness Continue reading

Weekend running news: 14-15th March

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From marathons and amazing goodie bags to runners being pulled from races, it was quite the weekend

adidas Silverstone Half Marathon It was a cold day at the famous race track as runners lined up for the adidas Silverstone half marathon.  It was David Weir who set the tone for the day with a very strong performance in the men's wheelchair race, winning in a time of 46:18 in some ... 

Wings for Life World Run 2015 - Flash Mob

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Ahead of this year's World Run, Red Bull surprised some runners in London

Runners in London’s Battersea Park were in for a surprise as they were greeted by a flash mob of enthusiastic supporters applauding, cheering and waving flags during their morning run. The ninety-second video reveals a series of unsuspecting runners being caught off-guard during their mid-morning run, as they find themselves being ... 

Race Review: Vitality Bath Half 2015

By John Carroll on in Events
RW Chief Sub John Carroll took on 13.1 miles in the historic Roman town.

It rained before and it rained after but for the duration of the Vitality Bath Half Marathon not a drop fell on the 13,000 runners or extraordinary numbers of spectators (more than 30,000) who turned out to line the streets and cheer loud and long. As befitting a race that is ... 

Weekend of running: 7th & 8th March

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Your weekend of running in pictures

"15k resolution run for stroke association at Heaton Park, Manchester" - Sasha Kaufman  Continue reading

European Indoor Athletics - GB wins 9 medals in Prague

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Some impressive performances on the track this weekend from team GB

Great Britain finished third on the medal table at The Indoor Athletics Championship in Prague at the weekend with two gold, four silver and three bronze medals.  GB's Richard Kilty added European gold to his medal tally with a win in the 60m on Sunday. The World indoor 60m champion ran ... 

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