Great Manchester Runners Quick Off The Mark
Nearly 25,000 entries have been received in less than a week after places opened for the 9th staging of the Bupa Great Manchester Run, which will take place on Sunday, May 15 2011.
Jenny Chambers has been a runner since finding she was better at it than the boys at primary school!
Now a seasoned runner with plenty of races under her belt, Jenny is particularly passionate about the merits of running sans music, iPods are a big no no for this runner, nature's sounds are all she needs ...
New Poll - Goody Bag Favourites
The current poll on northernrunningguide.com is asking runners what their favourite thing to get in a post race goody bag is. Currently it is a two horse race, with T-shirt just topping Medal by only 4%.
Magazine and Discount Vouchers are your least favourites at the bottom, with just a 2.5% share each in the vote.
Let us know what you think on our polls page.
The team here at NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE has been working hard on a new competition for the winter issue of the magazine, due out soon.
The winter competition will offer readers a fab prize from off road specialists, Inov8, so keep your eyes on northernrunningguide.com for your chance to win.
Up And Coming Races
The end of November brings lots of racing to Preston, as the Wesham 10K takes place Saturday, November 27 and The Best 5K will be contested on Sunday, November 28. December brings a flurry of festive runs, with the Liverpool Santa Dash 5K, Carlisle Santa Dash and BHF Leeds Santa Jog 2K on Sunday, December 5.
There are plenty of other races over the next fortnight, so check out our race listing for more information.
Good luck to everyone taking part in races over the next two weeks and remember, if you are organising a race, you can sign up as a race organiser and add your race details.
The winter edition of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is almost here, with Great Winter Recipes, Tips for Safe Winter Running and a fantastic new competition. The new edition also has a winter race listing, running log and equipment supplement.