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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 ... 

A weekend of racing in pictures: 5th & 6th April

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Here are the highlights of your weekend's running in pictures

"We all loved the Brighton Marathon yesterday. A fantastic race, started by the legendary Paula Radcliffe and with 17 of the 20 (19 in photo) achieving PBs, clearly we were all inspired. I’m the runner in the middle #1415 and really chuffed with my 3.31.29, 4 minutes quicker than last ... 

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 ... 

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