11 September 2015

Runtalk - Back From The Alps 


Regular runABC contributor, Shona Thomson, is just back from the Alps where she was running a stage of the Gore-Tex TransAlpine Run (TAR). We caught up with her afterwards to find out how she got on…
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News - A Whistle Stop Of Wirral

Wirral HalfAfter scooping the prestigious title of Event of the Year 2015 at the Wirral Tourism Awards in April, expectations for Sunday’s BTR Wirral Half Marathon and 10K are sky high. 

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News - Season Ticket Sale At Run For All

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Although it may seem a tad pre-emptive looking at the 2016 racing calendar when we’re only in September, it can be a way to boost your training for the forthcoming year while also taking advantage of some early-bird sales. 

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Runtalk - 10 Golden Rules

Alan Newman
As coach at Paddock Wood Athletic Club, Alan Newman knows a thing or two about how to maximise your running potential. He’s compiled the following 10 Golden Rules for runners.
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Pearl Izumi Competition!

Pearl IzumiWe are offering one lucky male and one lucky female the chance to win a pair of N3 trainers (RRP £94.99) from the Project E:Motion line of road running footwear. To be in with a chance of winning, enter here

Poll - What's Your Post Run Treat?

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You have done the hard work, now is the time to indulge. 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

Northumberland Coastal RunJust an FYI man (geddit? why aye man!) the Great North Run returns for its 35th year this weekend. One of the biggest half marathons in the world, the event will see close to 60,000 runners descend on Gateshead for the North East race. It’s not the only Great event on this weekend though, with the Great Langdale Marathon & Half Marathon and the Great Westmorland Trail Race both taking place. The Great Langdale Marathon & Half Marathon will be held in the picturesque Langdale valleys with a reputation as one of the toughest road events in the UK. The Great Westmorland Trail Race features a scenic 7 mile route over rolling fell land on trails and footpaths.

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.