28 September 2018

News - Alan Turing Remembered At Manchester Half

Alan Turing in race action

Our favourite story this week is Manchester Half Marathon's plans to award the winning club the Turing Trophy. Alan Turing, the father of modern computing, was prosecuted for his homosexuality. Now the man who was also a brilliant marathoner is the perfect association for the race's aim of maximum inclusiveness.


Event of the Week -  Liverpool Landmarks Half Marathon

action from Liverpool HalfBTR Liverpool has created a new focus for their top spring race. Renamed the Liverpool Landmarks Half Marathon, the event will now highlight the city's amazing historic & riverside sights & guarantee you the most atmospheric run in the North-West.


Mizuno News -  The Ups & Downs Of Ultra Running

runners at Comrades MarathonThe Comrades is one of the world's great races & probably THE ultra classic. runABC's partner Mizuno is very proud to sponsor this amazing 90k South African challenge.


News - The End Of An Era For Trafford 10K

Andy Norman in race actionIt’s all change at one of the country’s most popular club races as Dave Norman announces he is stepping aside as organiser of the Trafford 10K.



News - It's Mo v Galen At Chicago Marathon

action from Chicago MarathonAs head-to-heads go, Mo Farah v Galen Rupp, former training partners under the tutelage of Alberto Salazar, is set to be a classic.



Last Chance To Grab Mizuno Shoes

shot of Mizuno shoesOur great shoe competition ends on Sunday. Enter, win & select a pair from the Mizuno range that works for you.


runTalk - 'When' Not 'If' For Sub 2 Marathon

The number 2 painted on tarmacSurely now it’s not of case of ‘if’, but ‘when?’ Eliud Kipchoge’s incredible world record run in Berlin of 2:01:39 was a giant leap closer to one of sport’s seemingly impossible barriers - the sub two-hour marathon.




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From Around The Country

Sheena Logan clebrates after winning at Loch Ness MarathonrunABC Midlands reports from the Meerbrook 15K & a team win for Staffs. More here...

runABC South focuses on the #RunAndTalk campaign ahead of World Mental Health Day. More here...

Top story on runABC Scotland is our report from the 2018 Loch Ness Marathon. More here...

The North of England's Top Race Listing

runners at Wetherby 10KThe re-launched City of Preston 10K and the Redcar Festival are the big running events this weekend.

Choose YOUR next race from our list of races across the North of England & beyond at runABC North online & find all the results there on Sunday night.

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