19 June 2015

Achilles Heel

Go to achillesheel.co.uk for a great runABC offer - £5 off plus free delivery (when you spend £50) and use code 'RUNABC'. 

News - Date Confirmed For Mersey Vitality

Liverpool Half

The 23rd edition of Liverpool Half Marathon has been confirmed for Sunday 13 March and will once again be supported by Vitality as title sponsor. The race is expected to attract 9,000 plus runners.

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News - Referees Line Up For Pennine Lancashire 10K

Pennine Lancashire

Five Premier League referees will swap their whistles for running shoes to compete in the upcoming Asda Foundation Pennine Lancashire 10K. The event is scheduled for Sunday 28 June. 

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Runtalk - Talkin' 'Bout A Revolution

Cadence Image

A smooth action makes you a better runner. We look at the role cadence plays in finding the running technique that works for you.

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Competition - Win GOREgeous Gear!


We continue our spoiling spree with our June competition featuring exclusive mens and ladies garment sets up for grabs courtesy of GORE RUNNING WEAR®.

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

New Poll - Who's Your Favourite Runner?

North poll

This month we're asking who your favourite current distance runner is. Is it one of the ones listed or do you have a more obscure choice? Alf Tupper maybe?
Have your say on our polls page

New Facebook Page!

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For those of you who haven't liked our new Facebook page yet, what are you waiting for?! To coincide with the new magazine, the new runABC North Facebook page provides all the latest running stories, advice and competitions and much more! You can also keep up with us by following runABC North on Twitter

Race Listing

Hadrians Wall

With the longest day of the year taking place this weekend, it’s no wonder the race calendar is jam-packed with great events. Rat Race’s The Wall will see runners follow in the footsteps of the Romans – following Hadrian’s Wall from Carlisle Castle to Gateshead Millennium Bridge. Covering more recent history, Freckleton Half Marathon, claiming to be the oldest half in the UK, returns to the heart of the Fylde Coast on Sunday for its 51st edition. There’s also a string of 10Ks being held throughout the north of England.

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!

Get Your Free Copy Of runABC North Today!

runABC North coverOur new magazine runABC North still includes all the things you loved about Northern Running Guide, just with more content and a bigger, brighter look! We think you’ll like the changes we’ve made - the new contributors like Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners, the ‘deluxe’ training log and an experimental ‘Running And Life’ section.  And there’s much more too. runABC North is available from all our usual outlets.  REMEMBER TO LIKE US ON FACEBOOK AT OUR NEW PAGE!