eNews 24 May 2017

News - Kenyans Taste Swede Success

The 38th running of the world’s largest half marathon took place in Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday. With 42,281 finishers at Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon, the top steps were once again dominated by Kenyan athletes.


News - Record Numbers At Midlands parkruns

Coventry parkrunThere were record turnouts at three Midlands parkuns last Saturday (20 May), with Beeston, Coventry, and Kettering sharing the spotlight.


News - Birmingham Marathon Set To Sell Out

There are fewer than 800 of 9,000 entries still available for the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon in autumn.


Runtalk - Hghgate Highs

London's Night of the 10,000m has proved the sport can provide excitement and reach new audiences when presented in the right way, writes Chris Broadbent.


Competition - It's A Runderwear Lottery


runABC has teamed up with Runderwear to bring you this chance to win one of 30 pieces from their range. Winners will be selected at random from all successful entrants after the closing date.

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Special Offers

ABC Special Offers

runABC is offering lots of great discounts on races, apparel and more. Check out our special offers page for discounts on Biofreeze and Runderwear.

Race Listing

Spring runnerLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the Midlands and beyond. From fun runs to ultras, we've got them all. 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!



June-July Edition Out Now!

The June-July edition of runABC Midlands is now available from all our usual outlets!

We look at what running will be like in 2049. Footballers' Wives star Susie Amy discusses her running adventures. On the 50th anniversary of Kathrine Switzer's Boston Marathon appearance, we reflect on how women's running has progressed. Plus columnist Joanna Barlow recounts the trials and tribulations of London Marathon, and we bring you hundreds of summer races to choose from in tandem with Totum Sports.



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