eNews 25 April 2018

News - Thousands Pledge To Finish For Matt

Matt Campbell

The response of the running community to the tragic death of Matt Campbell has been extraordinary. Donations on Matt's Just Giving page in support of the Brathay Trust are currently nearing £150,000 and thousands of runners have pledged to 'Finish For Matt' via Facebook. We look back to our March report on Matt's marathon plans on sister-site runABC North.


News - No Bum Steers At The Longhorn

The Longhorn Run medalNottinghamshire's The Longhorn attracted a big field on a sunny day for this multi-lap event. Runners chose from 5K, 10K, half marathon, marathon and a 60K ultra. And dogs were welcome too!


News - Darren Is Midlands' London Marathon Hero

Darren HuntBuxton AC’s Darren Hunt raced to the rescue of a fellow competitor at the hottest London Marathon on record and his selfless actions ensured both he and the stricken runner crossed the finish line.


News - Book Your Place At The Marathon Majors

Action from Berlin MarathonPlaces at the six World Marathon Majors - Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago and New York - are at a premium. However our partners at Sports Tours International have some great race packages.



runTalk - Close Encounters Of The Famous Kind

Chris Broadbent with Said AouitaRegular runABC correspondent Chris Broadbent bumped into one of his heroes, Said Aouita, on holiday and that sent him down memory lane to remember his impressions of the other big running names he has encountered.


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