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11 August 2017

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News - Join Running Royalty At New York Marathon

If you’re thinking of entering this year’s New York City Marathon, you’ll be joining running royalty! After her much-celebrated return to Boston Marathon in April (50 years after making history as the first woman to officially complete the race), Kathrine Switzer is set to run in this year’s race in NYC on 5 November.


Event Of The Week - EHM Friday Night 5K

For the first time the English Half Marathon are extending the weekend to include a Friday Night 5K on Friday 15 September in Victoria Park, Warrington.


News - Ghosts And Ghouls Set To Haunt New Fun Run

On Sunday 29 October, Manchester’s Heaton Park will play host to a wicked new spooky running event for the city. The event will be a spooky 5k with participants encouraged to take part dressed up as ghosts and ghouls.


Runtalk - I Am A parkrunner

runABC's Alan Newman thought, as an old school club runner, that parkrun wasn't for him. Then he sampled a few events and realised the fun he had been missing out on.


Competition - Be A Better Runner With We Run

This month runABC teams up with top running analysts We Run to bring you the chance to win a full MOT! We Run’s runner’s MOT is the head-to-toe running technique assessment designed to have the maximum impact on your running performance.

Enter here!

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!


Autumn Edition Out Now!

The Autumn edition of runABC North is now available from all our usual outlets! We look at movies that inspired races. Team Triple A tell us about their adventures as they continue their Year of the Rat. We feature the new virtual North v South Challenge from Mizuno. Our Holiday Runner feature takes us to Scandinavia. You can also read about details of a great competition from We Run. Plus columns from regular contributors Chris Broadbent, Christina Appel and Joanna Barlow.