eNews 3 August 2016

Runtalk - Mo To Defend Great North Run Title

Mo Farah

Double Olympic and World champion Mo Farah will return to Tyneside to defend his Great North Run title on 11 September. The 33-year-old will join 57,000 participants as he aims to win his third consecutive title at the half marathon.

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News - Athletics Star Aims To Wow At Worcester

Jenny MeadowsElite GB and international athlete Jenny Meadows will make her road race debut at the Worcester City 10K on Sunday 18 September. The European and World Championships medal winner had a stellar career as an elite track athlete, specialising in the 800 metres.

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News - Going Dutch

Amsterdam MarathonAn array of running stars were in Amsterdam last month for the European Athletics Championships. And the Dutch capital will again be inundated with runners for the TCS Amsterdam Marathon, Half Marathon and 8K on 16 October.

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Runtalk  - Helping Out And Having Fun

Eddie IzzardFollowing the incredible success of the ‘Gamesmakers’ at the 2012 Olympics, volunteering has thrown off its drab, worthy connotations and morphed into the ‘must-do’ experience.

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New Poll - Inspired By London 2012?

Mo Farah With Rio Olympics just around the corner, we want to know if London 2012 inspired you to start running? Let us know here.


Race Listing

Spring runnerLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the South of England and beyond. As we’re now in August, summer is nearing its end, but there's still 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 here and add your race's details to our event listings. Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

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August–September Edition Out Now!

CoverThe August-September edition of runABC Midlands is available now from all our usual outlets! Actress, model and mum of four, Camilla Rutherford tells us about her running life. We look at both sides of the ‘headphone’ debate and regular columnists Veggie Runners talk about facing their fears and slaying those dragons! Chris Broadbent reflects on Eliud Kipchoge’s sensational London Marathon performance and asks how close is the two hour marathon barrier. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log. And much more...