31 July 2015

News - Tough Mudder Hits Moors And Beyond 

Tough Mudder

Momentum for The Tough Mudder adventure series is building with a series of adrenaline-packed events set to take place across the country over the coming month, with the first taking place at the Yorkshire Moors. 

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News - Seventh Heaven For York Runners

York 10KUp to 6,000 runners are expected to compete in the seventh edition of the Asda Foundation York 10K this Sunday. The race sees runners take in some of the medieval city’s most stunning scenery.

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Runtalk - Food That's Good To Go


Many runners turn to pre-packaged energy supplements to keep fuelled and hydrated during long events or training sessions. But the book, Feed Zone Portables, suggests there’s another way. runABC investigates the ‘real food’ revolution ...

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Competition - Race Places Up For Grabs

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We’re offering three free places for City of Salford 10K on 6 September and Grand 10K Run At Aintree on 20 September courtesy of Sports Tours International! To be in with a chance of winning, visit our Facebook page

New Edition Of runABC North Out Now!

runABC North coverThe latest edition of runABC North is out now! It 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.

Video of the Week - Tour of Tameside

Tour of Tameside

Our video of the week features footage of day 1 of the Tour of Tames with runners taking on a mighty 6 mile fell through Copley! Watch the video here

Last Chance For Mizuno Competition


Our Mizuno competition closes at midnight tonight! We're offering the full package with a Drylite Cooltouch apparel set topped off with a pair of Wave Rider 18 shoes.

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

Poll - Your Thoughts On Adventure/Obstacle Races

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Today is the last day to answer our poll on adventure/obstacle races. Do you stick to traditional races or are you up for anything?

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listing

Northumberland Coastal RunWe’re entering a slightly quieter period in the race calendar as we approach August. There are still some tantalising events on offer though. The Total Warrior Toughest 10K/10 Mile will see competitors test their mettle with 20+ extreme obstacles at Shap Abbey in the Lake District. The aforementioned York 10K will see around 6000 runners run through the medieval city. And the Clennell Trail Marathon or 10 Mile Run will see take on a race where “England flirts with the Scottish border” geographically speaking…

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!

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.