17 July 2015

Runtalk - Getting The Chimp Off Your Back 


Defeating negativity requires a positive mental approach to running. Jenny Chambers tell us how to put the chattering chimp in his place and suggests other helpful techniques ... 

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News - Carol's Countdown To Great North Run

Carol VordermanThe countdown to the Great North Run on 13 September has already begun, and one woman who will be among the thousands of participants is TV presenter, Carol Vorderman. The 54-year-old former Countdown number cruncher is raising money for Marie Curie as a tribute to former Countdown host Richard Whiteley who died 10 years ago.

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News - Champagne Marathon Set To Sparkle

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It’s time to open the bubbly and celebrate the launch of the inaugural Marathon de Reims En Champagne, set to take place on Sunday 11 October. The race will go through the heart of the Champagne region.

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Competition - Stylish Mizuno Kit Up For Grabs!


Our fantastic online competition courtesy of Mizuno offers 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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This month we're asking what your thoughts are 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 RunClose to a thousand runners will be coasting the race at this weekend’s Northumberland Coastal Run. The 14-mile event will see participants pass by picturesque villages and Dunstanburgh Castle before finishing on Alnmouth Beach. In Yorkshire, competitors at the Dalby ‘Conquer the Forest’ Half Marathon Challenge will take on multi terrain obstacles, fallen trees, mud, water, hills and a bit more mud and hills to keep their hearts pumping and adrenaline flowing. The county also hosts the Yorkshire Wolds Half Marathon on Saturday, featuring a scenic and challenging course. 

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.

Get Your Free Copy Of runABC North Today!

runABC North coverThe latest edition of runABC North will be available soon. 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.