08 January 2016

New Competition - Zoom Through January In Zoot

This month we are offering one lucky female and one lucky male the chance to win a pair of Zoot Laguna running shoes to give you a flying start this year. For a chance of winning, enter here!

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News - Doors Open At Yorkshire Marathon

Yorkshire MarathonWednesday saw the official launch of the 2016 edition of the Plusnet Yorkshire Marathon, which has been scheduled for Sunday 9 October. The event is now regarded as one of the key races in the northern calendar.

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News - Chase The Sun At Southport

Southport HalfWhile summer seaside running might seem like a distant dream at the moment, the reality might not be too far away with entries still open for the 2016 Southport Half Marathon.

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Runtalk - Running And The Meaning Of Life

Running and the meaning of life

I caught the running bug writing for an athletics magazine, writes Terry Brennan. I profiled a running club in my hometown and thought ‘this sounds great’. Midweek club evenings with groups of different abilities, springtime camps in the Lakes, handicap competitions, curry nights.

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Poll - Running Goals

Kilomathon girlsAs it’s January, we’d like to know what your top running goals for 2016 are! Are you hoping to take on your first marathon, beat your PB or simply stay injury-free? Let us know!

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listing

RunnersIt's a new year which means there are new year's resolutions to uphold. Luckily those who vowed to be more active are spoiled for choice with a plethora of events this weekend. The inaugural Temple Newsam 10 Mile promises to be a spectacular event for the running community of West Yorkshire. Staged in the beautiful grounds of the Temple Newsam Estate, the course is mainly bridle and country paths. The Lancashire town of Garstang plays host to the Garstang 10K. And the winter leg of the 4 Seasons events takes place in Huddersfield, featuring a beautiful scenic multi-terrain 10k route.

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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New Edition Out Now

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The new edition of runABC North is out now! parkrun founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt reveals what the future holds for the free weekly 5k phenomenon, and we look at celebrities who are also star runners. Contributors Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners also update us on their running adventures. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log and the final instalment of our ‘Running And Life’ column. And there’s much more too. runABC North is available from all our usual outlets.
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