December 2013

News - Half Price Offer For We Love Manchester 10K

We Love ManchesterThe We Love Manchester 10K, known as 'the people's race', returns on 14 July this year and organisers Sports Tours International are offering an early bird discount for the event. Runners reserving a place before the 15 March will get half price entry of £9.

Find out more here

From Our Sponsor - Great North Run Made Easy

Red Arrows Fly over a raceThe Bupa Great North Run entry ballot results e-mails have arrived in mail boxes across the UK (and around the world) over the last 3 weeks. The team at travel and accommodation specialist NirvanaEurope look out from our office across the River Tyne, just about managing to see the finish line at South Shields.

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News - Radcliffe Backs Harsher Drug Rules

Lance ArmstrongPaula Radcliffe has backed stricter anti-doping penalties introduced by the World Marathon Majors members. Race organisers from the Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York races have agreed to revise their elite athlete contracts...

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Runtalk - Step Too Farah?

Mo FarahThe Olympic 10,000m and 5000m champion, Mo Farah, recently announced his intention to run half of this year's Virgin London Marathon before tackling the full distance at the 2014 race. The news has most of the running community salivating at the prospect of Farah taking on the iconic distance.

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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 - How Do You Cross Train?

Gym 1Cross training can vastly enhance our performance and help us stay both focused and motivated, and this month we want to find out which way you prefer to cross train.

Cycling leads this month with 28.8% of the vote, followed by gym work and swimming in joint second place 18.8%.

Tell us how you cross train over 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!

Next Issue - Spring Edition

Northern Running Guide Spring 2013 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE will soon be on its way to all our usual outlets.

This issue features an exclusive interview with Fran Healy, advice on eating sesonally as well as news updates from the running world.

You can also expect a running route in the Yorkshire Dales, spring race listing and and an in depth look at running in the north east.

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

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