December 2013

News - Yorkshire Marathon In Demand

York Mara JaneThe decision to launch a Yorkshire marathon has proven to be a highly popular one with organisers announcing that October's event has already sold out. Such was the demand for entries, 500 extra places released on Thursday (10 January) were snapped up within a matter of hours.

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News - Your Thoughts On International Travel

Tour de FranceEntering a race abroad has become an increasingly popular activity - events such as New York, Berlin and Paris marathons now attract thousands of international participants each year. As a leading specialist travel company, Sports Tours International offers runners travel packages and guaranteed race entry to major events around the globe.

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Runtalk - With Flying Colours

The Colour RunHaving powdered paint thrown at you during a 5k may not sound like the most appealing offer, but the concept has seen America's The Color Run become one of the fastest growing running events in history. Billing itself as the 'Happiest 5K on the Planet' the event has two basic rules - wear something white and make sure it is plastered in colour by the end of the race.

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Competition - Yurbud Ear Buds Up for Grabs

Inspire Duo Running Woman on BeachYurbuds are the superb new innovative way to listen to music while you run. Thanks to Twistlock Technology they are guaranteed not to fall out! With an ultra-soft and comfortable fit, these ear buds also allow for sufficient ambient noise, so you always stay aware of your surroundings.

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Poll - What Is Your Target For 2013?

Big Ben fireworks on New Year's Eve 2012. Credit Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesThe new year is here, and it's time to really get your resolution off the ground!

Results so far have shown that getting a new PB is the most popular goal, followed by completing a first half marathon, with staying injury free in third place.

Let us know what your target is on our polls page!

Race Listing

April Race Listings PageLast weekend's race results are now available online at northernrunningguide.com.

Check out the results and up and coming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here, and good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

Current Issue - Winter Edition

Northern Running Guide Winter CoverThe 96-page winter issue of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available at all our usual outlets.

This edition won't disappoint and is crammed with news, great features, product reviews, race listing and a three month log-book.

Keep an eye out for the new edition and let us know what you think on Facebook!

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