eNews 28 March 2018

News - Doug Richards Reaches Antartica Goal

Doug Richards Completes Antarctica Half Marathon

Doug Richards, the 69-year-old Redditch adventure runner, reached his goal of running a half marathon on seven continents when he completed the Antartica Half Marathon earlier this month. Yes the sign in the photo does say 'Caution - penguins crossing'.


Event Of The Week - Flaming June Half & Quarter Marathon

happy runners at Flaming June Half MarathonBeautiful South Cambridgeshire is calling with a choice of races in June. There are half & quarter marathon options at this multi-terrain & scenic event. There's a kids race too so plenty of family fun.


News - Jagger Gets Satisfaction

Lewis Jagger On His Way To Winning At The Gainsborough& Morton 10KLewis Jagger was upgraded to first place after he was the third runner to cross the finish line at Sunday’s Gainsborough & Morton 10K. Lewis had been hampered by the lead car and it was agreed post-race that he would have won the race if there had been no infringement.


News - Wammy parkrun Off To A Flying Start

runners at the new Wammy parkrunSaturday 24 March saw the successful debut of the Wammy parkrun in Newcastle under Lyme. There was even a special cake to celebrate the new arrival to the parkrun family.



runTalk - Acceptable In The 80s

cartoon of 1980s runnerFrom U2 to T2, nostalgia is big news these days. Neil Turner takes a trip down memory lane, and a ride in a DeLorean, with runABC's resident veteran Alan Newman to look at what running was like in the 1980s...


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.

Race Listing

happy runner finishes raceIt's time to shake off those winter blues! 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!

24 Hour racing story from runABC MidlandsThe 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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