News - Manchester Set For Big Marathon Day
Plans for the 2012 Greater Manchester marathon are developing apace. The new event is set to fulfil its international ambitions with entries having been received from as far afield as Australia, USA, Malaysia and Hong Kong. There's a strong local flavour too with confirmation that 2004 Olympic gold medallist Darren Campbell and former marathon world-record holder Ron Hill will start the race.
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News - 200 Plus Runners Vote York parkrun A Success
An astonishing 216 runners made York parkrun's debut event on Saturday (January 14) an overwhelming success. The unexpectedly large turnout which included contingents from other Yorkshire and north-east parkruns enjoyed the first run on a cold morning at the local racecourse.
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Runtalk - Horses For Courses
I was in South Devon visiting relatives and rather than go for my customary Sunday long run, I took the opportunity to take part in a local race instead. The oddly-named "Oh My Obelisk' event hosted by nearby club Dawlish Coasters was a low-key multi-terrain 11 mile.
Read Chris' full story here
Competition - Saucony Shoes Up For Grabs!
In the second of our new competitions we have 2 pairs of Saucony premium neutral offering - the Triumph 9 - up for grabs!
The Triumph 9 is the latest in the top-selling line of Triumph shoes. This update has once again raised the stakes in terms of technology by improving the shoe in almost every way.
To enter the competition click here
Poll - Your Target For 2012
This month, we're looking to find out what your running target for 2012 is.
So far, running a half marathon is top on the list, followed closely by running a 10K PB, with running a marathon the third most popular target for 2012!
This weekend's race results are now available online at northernrunningguide.com.
Check out the results and up and coming events on our race listing page here.
Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here, and good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!
Current Issue - Winter Edition
The 96-page winter edition of NORTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available!
This issue is packed with news, advice on rediscovering your running mojo, warming winter soup recipes as well as our usual race listing and three month log-book.
It also features a brilliant running route, covering the course of West Yorkshire's Guiseley Gallop, as well as our regular race profile - this time we look at the Active Lincoln 10k road race.