15 April 2016

News - Sunlight Set To Shine On Mersey Runners

Port Sunlight

Over 2,000 runners are expected to descend upon the model village of Port Sunlight to compete in one of the most attractive races on the northern calendar – the Port Sunlight 5K and 10K.

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News - Full House Expected At Bolton

Bolton runnerWhile most of us will be focusing on next weekend’s London Marathon, the north west will welcome the return of one of its most popular club races, the Bolton 10K.

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News - Run Disney This Autumn

Disney runnerRunners will have the chance to sample the magic of Disney this autumn with the inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Val d’Europe and California's Disneyland Half Marathon in September.

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Runtalk - Why Weight?

WeightsI’d always been of the opinion that weight lifting was for weightlifters, running was for runners, and ne’er the twain shall meet, writes Neil Turner. Then I did some research.

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Competition - Stay Stylish In Gore Running Gear

CompetitionOur April competition features apparel from GORE RUNNING WEAR® to get you moving this month! We are offering one lucky male and one lucky female a top quality apparel set. Enter here for a chance to win.

Poll - Alcohol-themed Events

Medoc Marathon There is some controversy around races that involve alcohol like Wineathlon and Beerathon. This month we want to know your views. Is it all a bit of fun or is it setting a bad example for youngsters? Let us know what you think here.

Race Listing

RunnersLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the North of England and beyond. As we’re now in April, the spring racing season is well underway with a range of distances and terrain on offer. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here. Don't forget you can register as an organiser and add your race to our event listings. Good luck to everyone racing this weekend!

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Current Edition Out Now!

runABC North coverThe March-April edition of runABC North is now available from all our usual outlets!

We catch up with Alyson Dixon as she bids for a place at the Rio Olympics. Two runners give very different views of what they think events should be about. Contributors Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners also update us on their running adventures, involving Mongolia and wedding-themed parkruns. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log. And much more...