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21 May

TenTenTen Opens Doors

Sheffield TenTenTenRegistrations for the 2015 edition of the Sheffield TenTenTen opened last week with organisers announcing a great response from runners so far. Since being established in 2010, the race has become a firm favourte in the calendar and is once again expected to attract over 1000 runners on 18 October. 

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20 May

Records Fall At Chester

Chester Half Marathon winner, Vincent BoitSunday’s Chester Half Marathon turned out to be the most eventful to date with a record turnout, a newly crowned course record holder and a marriage proposal all taking place. The race, celebrating its 34th year, received almost 7000 entries and saw Kenya’s Vincent Boit set a winning time of 1:02:21, the fastest recorded half marathon performance in the UK this year. 

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19 May

Saturday Peak For Tour As Tameside Remembers Nicola

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Plans are progressing for next month's Tour of Tameside, the iconic event which returns to the North West running calendar after a long absence.  Tour 2015-style offers a great challenge of three contrasting events over one weekend.  You cover the marathon distance, but in 6, 13 and 7 miles chunks so a demanding programme of weekend racing but one within the range of most regular runners.

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