19 September 2014

News - Kipsang To Make New York Debut

Wilson Kipsang

Marathon world-record holder, Wilson Kipsang, will make his New York City Marathon debut on 2 November. The Kenyan athlete set the fastest-ever mark of 2 hours 3 minutes 23 seconds at Berlin Marathon last year.

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News - Early Bird Draws To A Close At Manchester


Organisers of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon have issued a reminder to all runners to secure their place before the end of September and benefit from the reduced early bird entry fees. The marathon has enjoyed considerable success since being reintroduced and is set to attract up to 12,500 runners on Sunday 19 April, 2015.

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Runtalk - Who's The Daddy?

Mo FarahIn the last year or so, I have felt a new dynamism in my running. I feel motivated and strong. With a marathon to tackle in just over a month, I feel better equipped than ever to improve my personal best.

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Poll - Trail Running All Year Round?

Trail Running ManTrail Running is growing in popularity, and we want to know when you hit the trails - Are you an autumn ace or a summer swift? Or do you follow the breadcrumbs all year round?

So far 69% of you have said that you are year-round trail runners, 13% say they only head out on the pavements, and 7% prefer summer.

Let us know when you prefer to take to the trails on our polls page

Race Listing

Great Langdale

Runners in Huddersfield will get the chance to sample wines from all over the world at Sunday’s Wineathlon. The 9-mile trail run features feed stations every two miles stocked with wine! More orthodox refreshment options are available at the Great Langdale Marathon and Half Marathon. The races have a reputation as being amongst the toughest road events in the UK with participants running around ‘England’s most scenic valleys’.

Check out the results and upcoming 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 - Autumn Edition

Northern Running Guide Autumn 2014 CoverThe autumn issue of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available from all our usual outlets.

Pick up your copy to enjoy an interview with celebrity chef and marathon runner, Michel Roux Junior. We also take a look at the world of fancy dress running and get back to nature with a review of the book Wild Running. You can also expect all the favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

Keep an eye out for our autumn edition, and let us know what you think on Facebook or Twitter!

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