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Former priest who interrupted the 2004 Olympic Marathon banned from runnning London

By Rhalou Allerhand on in Events
A former Irish priest set to run the Virgin London Marathon for charity has been banned from the event after it emerged he disrupted the 2004 Olympic Marathon.

Neil Horan had been accepted to run in the London event on behalf of the St John's Ambulance. But after it emerged the former Irish priest had previously disrupted the 2004 Olympic Marathon by running onto the course and pushing runner Vanderlei de Lima into the crowd of spectators, Horan's ... 

This weekend in pictures: 15th & 16th March

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See the highlights of your weekend's running.

"Colchester half marathon, completed in 1hr57, not a pb and found tough due to heat and steep inclines but happy I completed." - Martin Mead Continue reading

261 Women's Marathon

By Annie Rice on in Events

In just less than three weeks from now, I shall be setting off to sunny Mallorca to take part inthe 261 Marathon; the world’s first ever women’s only marathon. The woman behind the race is Katherine Switzer and Switzer’s story is a powerful one for the history of women’s running. ... 

Weekend of running: 1st & 2nd March

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See the highlights of your weekends running adventures

"Over the moon, smashed my PB by 7minutes 43 seconds to finish in 1hour49minutes 07 seconds at Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon." - Lana Hornigold Continue reading

New half marathon heads to Hackney

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The inaugural Hackney Half Marathon hits the east end this June.

Hackney is set to close its roads to cars for the very first time ever this June 22, paving the way for the inaugural Hackney Half Marathon. 10,000 runners are expected to participate, making it one of London's biggest half marathons. Runners will get to enjoy a flat, fast, closed road ... 

Grunewald reinstated as 3000m winner

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Jury of Appeals overturned original ruling following enhanced video evidence

Gabriele Grunewald has been reinstated as the 2014 USA Indoor women's 3000 metre champion, the USA Track and Field has announced. Grunewald will represent Team USA at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships on March 7-9 in Sopot, Poland. She will be joined on the US squad by Shannon Rowbury. The race ... 

Tokyo Marathon 2014

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This weekend saw two course records at the 8th annual Tokyo Marathon

2014 is Tokyo’s second year as a World Marathon Major and it's already proving to be a very popular addition to the calendar with over 36,000 runners lining up at the start line on a cool and cloudy day in Japan's capital.  It seems these conditions proved perfect for Kenya’s Dickson ... 

We Own the Night 2014 Nike 10K

By Annie Rice on in Events
This year's women's only 10K is launching, join us and get signed up.

Nike are rallying women across Europe to sign up to a race that’s a bit different to anything they’ve done before. We Own the Night 10K is back this May. The event is designed to display a celebration of sport, fashion, design and music. It’ll take women through Europe’s capital ... 

Weekend of running: 8th & 9th February

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"Last of the cross country league today, 5.3 sloppy, muddy, hilly miles with Wasps girls." - Cheryl Chaney Continue reading

Your weekend of running: 1st & 2nd February

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Highlights from your weekend of running

The Runner's World pace team out in force at Watford Half Marathon on Sunday  Find out more about the other races we are pacing here. Continue reading

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