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  • It Must Be Love

    24 MAY

    Beat the Sun

    ASICS has announced the 15 amateur athletes from around the world who will be taking part in the annual ASICS Beat the Sun challenge. Beat The Sun returns to Chamonix on 21 June, the longest day of the year. Loughborough University student, Charlotte Love (23), will join Team Northern Europe alongside fellow amateurs Finn Volger (Germany), Benjamin Druml (Austria) and pro-athletes Holly Rush, Christian Schiester and Lukas Naegele.

  • Celebrities Set To Tough It Out

    22 MAY

    Vanessa WhiteSony, the official smartphone and SmartWear sponsor of Tough Mudder for 2015, has recruited celebrities Vanessa White and Rick Edwards to tackle the 10-12 mile course on 1 August. The duo will embark upon a tech-inspired training programme using Sony’s latest SmartWear devices to prepare for the obstacle-laden race.

  • Great runABC Offer For Tour Of Tameside

    21 MAY

    Tour of Tameside logo

    With just four weeks until the iconic Tour of Tameside returns to the running calendar, runABC is offering a great discount of £5 on the full package of races or on any of the 3 individual events.

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  • Dressed To Run

    22 MAY

    Tony AudenshawEmmerdale’s Tony Audenshaw (aka Bob Hope) is one of Britain’s favourite runners.  The soap star is a marathon regular but his repertoire extends from parkrun to ultras.  And he’s got a regular gig online with Marathon Talk.  We find out more ... 

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