eNews 31 January 2018

News - Finish Line Awaits Doug Of The Antarctica

Redditch author Doug Richards is planning an unusual 70th birthday celebration this year. He will mark the occasion on the southernmost continent in the last leg of his global running venture


Event Of The Week - Spartan Race

Spartan Race is the World’s Best Obstacle Course Race with varying race difficulties for beginners and elite runners to challenge themselves and to test their limits. 


News - The Mission To Seafarers Sets Sail With Limassol Marathon

There's less than seven weeks to go until one of the Eastern Mediterranean's top races, OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO. And organisers have confirmed The Mission to Seafarers as an official charity partner for the 2018 event.


News - Hat Trick For Brecker At Midlands XC Champs

Alex Brecker gives 3 finger saluteIt was three in a row for Alex Brecker, and Katie Holt’s first title, at the Derby Runner Midlands Counties Cross Country Championships on Saturday (27 January). And the triumphant pair weren’t the only City of Stoke AC athletes in the spotlight.


Special Offers

runABC is offering lots of great discounts on races, apparel and more. Check out our special offers page for discounts on English Half Marathon, Spartan UK, Race Harborough and 66fit.

Run Talk - Easy Does It

Rushing return from injury can often lead to a further spell on the side-lines. I know this, but it doesn’t mean I have followed this cautionary note enough (writes Chris Broadbent).


Race Listing

happy runner finishes raceLooking 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!

Winter/Spring Edition Out Now!

The Winter/Spring edition of runABC Midlands is out now in running stores and at local sports centres and clubs later this week.

Check online to see where you can get your copy. In this edition we look at 24 Hour races and the heckles that have made you laugh plus we talk to Gogglebox’s Baasit Siddiqui, and Debbie Marshall-Thomas tells us about her favourite race.

Team Triple A takes us Rat Racing again and we welcome back regular columnists - Chris Broadbent and Christine Appel. This edition also includes an 8-page Edinburgh Marathon Festival supplement.




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