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  • Kenyans Taste Swede Success

    24 MAY

    Gothenburg Half

    The 38th running of the world’s largest half marathon took place in Gothenburg, Sweden on Saturday (20 May). With 42,281 finishers at Göteborgsvarvet Half Marathon, the top steps were once again dominated by Kenyan athletes.

  • Charity Cheer At Chester

    23 MAY

    2017 Essar Chester Half Marathon

    The Essar Chester Half Marathon lived up to its reputation as one of the key fundraising events in the northern calendar with runners in Sunday’s (21 May) race totalling an expected amount of over £600,000 for charities and local communities. As with 2016, Sunday’s field was treated to sunny conditions as they departed from Chester Racecourse. 

  • Birmingham Marathon Set To Sell Out

    23 MAY

    big race action in Birmingham

    With almost six months to go there is still time to sign up and prepare for the new Birmingham International Marathon. However, there are fewer than 800 of 9,000 entries still available so you will have to move quickly if you want a place on the start line.

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  • The Power Of Run

    17 MAY

    btr Liverpool race director Alan Rothwell reflects on how running has the power to drive people to do amazing things…

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