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28 April 2017

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News - With A Little Help From Your Friends

Six years ago Dave Edwards was the new boy at Heaton parkrun, hoping to lose weight and improve his fitness. Now in 2017, he's a five-times a week runner looking forward to his second Tour of Tameside in June.


News - Witches And Weddings At London

NicolaOne of the most interesting features of the Virgin Money London Marathon is the weird and wonderful world record attempts and the cast-iron certainty that a proposal will take place.


Runtalk - Post-run Recipes

Thousands of runners might mot have followed the golden rules of post-run nourishment after London, but here's some tasty tips you can follow after your run.


Special Offers

Special Offers

runABC is offering lots of great discounts on races, apparel and more. Check out our special offers page for discounts on Spartan Race, and Up & Running…

Race Listing


Looking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the North of England and beyond. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here. Don't forget you can register as an organiser and add your race to our event listings. Good luck to everyone racing this weekend!


April-May Edition Out Now!

Apr-May coverThe April-May edition of runABC North is out now from all our usual outlets! We check out what running was like in the 1980s. Football Focus’s Rachel Stringer tells us why, away from the pitches, she likes to pound the pavements. We look at Kyle Keiderling’s book Olympic Collision ahead of Zola Budd’s Scottish Stirling Marathon appearance. Plus there’s race specials on Great Manchester Run, Great North Run and the Rat Race series.