eNews 30 September 2015

News - Nell McAndrew Wins 10K

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Model and TV personality Nell McAndrew raced to victory last Saturday at the Running4Women Windsor 10k, claiming a new course record. The event, part of the Windsor Running festival, saw a record 796 runners cross the finish line.

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News - Cheltenham At The Races 

Cheltenham A record 3,257 runners were met with perfect racing conditions at Cheltenham's Half Marathon on Sunday. The event saw Ian Williams secure victory in 1:10:27, with Annabel Grander leading the female field home.

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Video of the Week - Genghis Khan Ice Marathon

Our video of the week is from runABC contributor, Shona Thomson, in anticipation of her attempt to run the inaugural Genghis Khan Ice Marathon in Mongolia next year. Shona will be joined by a team which includes adventurer and ultra runner Dr Andrew Murray. It’s sure to be a blockbuster effort! 

Competition - Pearl Izumi 

Pearl IzumiToday's your last chance to enter our Pearl Izumi competition! We are offering one lucky male and one lucky female the chance to win a pair of N3 trainers from the Project E:Motion line of road running footwear. To be in with a chance of winning, enter here

Poll - What's Your Favourite Post Run Treat?

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Have you answered our poll yet? You only have today to do so! This month we'd like to know what your favourite post-run treat is. Do you prefer a refereshing drink or is a sweet treat more your thing?

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Race Listing


There’s a bit of a movie theme to several races this weekend. Sunday’s Run Forest Run will see participants channel Tom Hanks at the 10K and 5K around Stanmer Park, near Brighton. A Bourne ultimatum has been issued in Dorset with the Bournemouth Marathon Festival on Saturday and Sunday. The event includes junior races, a Supersonic 10K, Speed of Light 5K, and a marathon & half marathon. It’s less Pirates of the Caribbean and more Pirates of Portsmouth at the Southsea Pirates - Pieces of Eight which is held for its fifth year on Sunday. 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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September-October Edition Of runABC South Out Now!


The latest edition of runABC South is out now. It includes all the things you loved about Southern 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 South is available from all our usual outlets.

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