eNews 7 March 2018

News - Pushing On And On At Peatling

When runners were advised to wear more than a vest and plimsolls at Sunday’s (4 March) Peatling Challenge they knew it was going to be a tough day. Not forgetting the bonus mile or two in the half marathon. 


Event Of The Week - Avenger Ragley Run

The 2018 Avenger Ragley Run is the perfect off road summer challenge. Set at the spectacular Ragley Hall, this 10k is one to be remembered. Competitors run two laps of a 5k route, running around the grounds and gardens of Ragley Hall.


Service Of The Week - Social Run Group With Up & Running

SRG is your local weekly run based from all of the Up & Running stores around the Midlands, from Cheltenham to Cambridge, from Oxford to Nottingham.



News - Ron Hill Speaks Of Alzheimer's Diagnosis

Ron Hill with trophyRunning legend Ron Hill has revealed he has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. Hill, aged 79, spoke with honesty and determination when announcing his condition.


News - Mo's Big Half Marathon

Mo Farah warmed up for next month's London Marathon with victory in Sunday's inaugural Vitality Big Half Marathon.



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.

runTalk - Ron Hill's 100 Days Of Summer

Ron Hill is remembered as Britain’s greatest marathon runner, and runABC dips into our archive to highlight 1970 and the year that it all came together for Ron...


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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