eNews 9 August 2017

News - Join Running Royalty At NYC Marathon

If you’re thinking of entering this year’s New York City Marathon, you’ll be joining running royalty! After her much-celebrated return to Boston Marathon in April (50 years after making history as the first woman to officially complete the race), Kathrine Switzer is set to run in this year’s race in NYC on 5 November.


News - Comedian Deering Impresses At Cannock Chase

Comedian Rob Deering swapped hilarity for hills as he posted an impressive 45:29 at Sunday’s Cannock Chase 10K. Rob, who’s also a writer and musician, came 41st out of 653 runners, tackling an undulating course.


News - Oxford Half Returns In Festival Of Run

The Oxford Half Marathon returns on Sunday 8 October with a festival feel thanks to new organisers Virgin Sport. Party on and run in the city of dreaming spires…


Runtalk - I Am A parkrunner

runABC's Alan Newman thought, as an old school club runner, that parkrun wasn't for him. Then he sampled a few events and realised the fun he had been missing out on.


New Competition - Be A Better Runner With We Run!

We RunThis month runABC teams up with top running analysts We Run to bring you the chance to win a full MOT! We Run’s runner’s MOT is the head-to-toe running technique assessment designed to have the maximum impact on your running performance.

Enter here to be in with a chance of winning!

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!



Autumn Edition Out Soon!

The Autumn edition of runABC Midlands will soon be available from all our usual outlets!

We look at movies that inspired races. Team Triple A tell us about their adventures as they continue their Year of the Rat. We feature the new virtual North v South Challenge from Mizuno. Our Holiday Runner feature takes us to Scandinavia. You can also read about details of a great competition from We Run. Plus columns from regular contributors Chris Broadbent, Christina Appel and Joanna Barlow.



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