eNews 28 October 2015

News - Thousands Enjoy Bath Marathon

BristolbathThousands of runners took part in the first ever Bristol + Bath Marathon on Sunday 25 October. Set on their way by four time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington, they covered a challenging course in bright conditions in the West Country.

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From Our Sponsor - MoRunning Is Back!


Over 20,000 Mo’Bros and Mo’Sistas are expected to take part in the 17 MoRunning events up and down the country this year. Now in its seventh year, MoRunning raises awareness of men’s health through fun and friendly running events.

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News - Back Dating

Steve BergstromA newly single runner decided to use the recent Chicago Marathon to advertise the fact he was looking for a new partner. 30-year-old Steve Bergstrom had his cousin write a personal ad on his back in permanent marker in the hope of attracting a new mate.

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Runtalk - Is 40 The New 20?

Jo PaveyIt might not have been as headline-grabbing at her medal-winning performances at the 2014 European Championships and Commonwealth Games, but Jo Pavey’s outing in Sunday’s Great South Run was no less remarkable.

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Competition - Seasonal & Stylish In Sugoi

Just three days left to enter our October competition courtesy of Sugoi. We're offering a superb apparel as a prize! To be in with a chance of winning, enter here. Check out the video above to see the kit in action!

Poll - Leered, jeered and cheered!

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There's also just three days left to answer our latest poll. We all love cheers to keep us going on a tough run but there's nothing worse than being leered or jeered at - have you experienced a positive push or negative Norman on your run?

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listing


It’s Halloween this weekend so you can expect frightfully fast performances as well as crazy costumes! Kicking off the selection of ghoulish events is the Ghost Race Four - Spooktacular in Portsmouth on Friday. On Halloween itself there’s the Halloween Oaks Park 10K in Banstead, and Halloween 5 Nite Run in Reading. The fun doesn’t stop there though, with the Trick or Treat Run in London’s Richmond Park. Witch one takes your fancy? 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!

Image courtesy Sussex Sport Photography

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Nov-Dec Edition Of runABC South Out Now!


The new edition of runABC South is available now! Chris Evans’ wingman Vassos Alexander tells us about his ultra endeavour, we speak to Scott Overall about how he reached the top of his game, and we look at the remarkable surge in volunteering at events. Contributors Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners also update us on their running adventures. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log and the experimental ‘Running And Life’ section. And there’s much more too. runABC South is available from all our usual outlets. 

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