eNews 29 May 2015

News - Vassos Alexander Set For Kent Marathon Test

VassosOrganisers of the CLIF Bar Kent Roadrunner Marathon are looking forward to the fourth renewal of their event that has established itself as a quick race with a great social/fun dimension. This year the race welcomes broadcaster Vassos Alexander.

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News - Capital Glory For Pavey And Vernon

Andy Vernon and Jo pavey

Andy Vernon smashed his personal best to retain the Bupa London 10,000 title in central London on Bank Holiday Monday while Jo Pavey overcame a bout of violent sickness to regain the women’s crown.

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Runtalk - Running Cheats Never Prosper

Mike Rossi

You may not have heard, but there is storm brewing in American marathon running circles. It relates to a minor celebrity by the name of Mike Rossi - a former host of a 1980s TV music show and DJ.

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Competition - Win A Mini-Break To Copenhagen

Copenhagen Half CompetitionEnter our fantastic new online competition for your chance to win a mini-break to Copenhagen where you and a friend will take part in the city’s half marathon.

To be in with a chance of winning, enter here.

Poll - Timing Runs

Garmin cropThis month we're asking how you time your runs. So far, 63% of you say you use a GPS system, 16% prefer a smartphone, 10% use a trusty stopwatch, 7% don't bother with a device, 2% use a fitness band and 2% use other means. Let us know your method!

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listing

Folkestone 1010Ks are de rigueur this weekend with a handful of events being held. The Run Richmond Park 10K series continues, alongside a 5k, on Saturday before Sunday sees Bristol 10K cement its status as one of the fastest growing 10ks in the UK, and the Folkestone 10K lures participants with its coastal charm.

Check out race results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings
by signing up as a race organiser.

Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

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