eNews 9 November 2016

News - Global Kids Event Is A Runaway Success

School children

Over 500 kids were in the pink of health at Mansfield last Wednesday (2 November), taking part in a global children's running campaign.School children and school games organisers from Mansfield, Bassetlaw, Sherwood and Newark took part in a new, 2k fun run.

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News - parkrun Unites To Run Down Dementia

Run Down Dementia runnersA fundraising campaign between parkrun and Alzheimer’s Research UK has brought about a remarkable response with more than £215,000 raised for the charity.

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News - NYPB: Ghebreslassie Shows 20's Plenty

Ghebreslassie20-year-old Ghirmay Ghebreslassie became the youngest ever winner of New York City Marathon on Sunday (6 November). The Eritrean finished in 2:07:51 – the third fastest time recorded in the event’s history.

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Runtalk - Book Review: The Man Inside The Machine

Steve EdwardsJane Holt reviews The Man Inside The Machine by Helen Summer – the approved biography of Steve Edwards, one of the world’s most successful multi-marathoners. Steve has completed 700 marathons with an average finishing time of 3 hours 16 mins.

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Competition - Zoot Trainers Up For Grabs

Zoot trainersIf it’s fancy footwear you are after, then enter this month’s competition and you could win a pair of Zoot’s colourful Ali’i shoes (SRP £130). This lightweight neutral running shoe is perfect for racing and just right for tempo runs and track workouts. Enter here for a chance to win...

Race Listing

Spring runnerLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the Midlands and beyond. From fun runs to ultras, we've got them all. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget you can register as an organiser here and add your race's details to our event listings. Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!


October-December Edition Out Now!

Oct-Dec coverThe October-December edition of runABC Midlands is available now from all our usual outlets!

Comedian Rob Deering tells us about why he likes running strange distances. We talk to Olympian Eilish McColgan to find out how she reached the top of her game. Columnist Christine Appel looks at the UK’s weirdest races. Plus we preview the exciting new event for 2017 – Birmingham International Marathon. And much more..



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