2 October 2015

New Competition - Seasonal & Stylish In Sugoi


The word sugoi is a Japanese term for ‘incredible' and our October competition courtesy of Sugoi offers a superb prize apparel package that lives up to its name! To be in with a chance of winning, enter here

From Our Sponsor - Run Edinburgh For Breast Cancer Now

Breast Cancer NOw

Breast Cancer Now has a limited number of charity places for Edinburgh Marathon on 31 May 2016. Join the Breast Cancer Now team to help fund pioneering research that will stop women dying from breast cancer.
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News - Chester Primed For Marathon Fever

Chester Marathon

Up to 5,000 runners will descend upon Chester this Sunday to compete in the city’s trio of races - the MBNA Chester Marathon, Metric Marathon and one-mile fun run.

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News - Nell McAndrew Wins 10K

Nell McAndrew

Model and TV personality Nell McAndrew raced to victory last Saturday at the Running4Women Windsor 10k, claiming a new course record.
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News - Sports Tours International Going For Gold

Sports Tours runnersEvents organised by travel specialists, Sports Tours International, have been nominated in three categories in the annual Running Awards 2016. 

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Video of the Week - Genghis Khan Ice Marathon

Genghis Khan screenshotOur 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.

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Poll - Leered, jeered and cheered!

High Five

We all love cheers to keep us going on a tough run but there is 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

Northumberland Coastal Run

Billed as ‘Britain’s most beautiful marathon’ Active Northumberland Kielder Marathon returns this weekend alongside a half marathon, 10k, bike run, and junior run. The marathon route follows Lakeside Way, offering spectacular views and a course that is testing for trail runners, adventure racers and marathon enthusiasts alike. History buffs are in for a treat at the Great Cumbrian Run in the historic border city of Carlisle. The half marathon starts from the magnificent Carlisle Castle, and takes in the picturesque villages of Cumwhinton, Wetheral and Scotby.  If colourful capers are more your thing, the 5K Colour Rush takes place in Birstall, West Yorkshire.  
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!

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September-October 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.

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