20 February 2015

Video Of The Week - Trying To Walk After A Marathon

New York Marathon

Our video of the week is this clip of runners walking rather gingerly after finishing New York Marathon. Anyone who's completed a grueling race will be able to relate.

Watch the video here

News - Act Fast For Sports Tours Discounts

Salford 10kTime is running out if you want to take advantage of the £10 discount Sports Tours International is offering for its UK races, with early bird entry ending on Saturday 28 February. The discount applies to the sports travel specialists’ We Love Manchester 10K (12 July), City of Salford 10K (6 September), and Grand 10K at Aintree Racecourse (20 September).

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News - Tarus Has Recipe For Success At Village Bakery

Tarus EllyTarus Elly made sure his first competitive outing of 2015 was a successful one by taking victory at the Village Bakery Wrexham Half Marathon. Sunday’s (15 February) event, which incorporates the North Wales half marathon championship, drew in a field of almost 600 competitors.

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Runtalk - Bath Time Fun

Vitality Bath Half MarathonThe Vitality Bath Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 1 March and I'm looking forward to joining thousands of others running through one of the UK's most charming cities. Says regular contributor Chris Broadbent...

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Poll - Running Indoors

indoor running treadmillThis month we're asking what your views are on indoor running. So far, 50% of you say you're only outdoor runners, 32% of you use treadmills occasionally and 18% are regular indoor runners.

Have your say on our polls page


Race Listing

Sleaford Half MarathonParticipants are being encouraged to blow away the winter cobwebs at this weekend's Sleaford Half Marathon. The testing route goes through rural roads and finishes at RAF Cranwell. Also this weekend is the sellout Great North West Half Marathon. Participants will take on the flat course on the coastal front of Blackpool. Keeping with the half theme, Stockport Trail Half Marathon takes place on Sunday, offering runners a great chance of a PB with a flat course through the Middlewood Way footpath and back along the Macclesfield canal.

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!

Spring Issue - Available Now

NRG Spring coverThe spring issue of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available from all our usual outlets.

Look forward to an interview with ultra runner Dr Andrew Murray who tells us about the benefits of running and why he might just be embarking on his toughest challenge yet. We also speak to elite runner Gemma Steel to find out what us regular runners can learn from her approach to the sport. Enjoy all your favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

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

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