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22 Sep

Final Fling At Preston

Run Preston

This Sunday (24 September) will mark what looks certain to be the final staging of the Run Preston events. The concluding rynning of the trio of races, which includes a 10k, 5k and 2k, is likely to be an emotional occasion for the 2,000 plus expected to compete. 

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22 Sep

Abu-Rezeq Targets Record At Loch Ness

After promising to build on his victory at the 2016 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon by lowering the course record in this year’s event, Mohammad Abu-Rezeq will get his chance to live up to his promise on Sunday (24 September). The Jordanian runner will line up alongside thousands of other enthusiastic competitors in the 16th edition of the Highland race.

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21 Sep

Duo Tee Up Huge Challenge

Two running fanatics are teaming up to run 200 miles from Wentworth Club, England - the home of Ryder Cup Europe - to the host venue of The 2018 Ryder Cup, Le Golf National in France. Dr Andrew Murray and Paul Dunstan will run in excess of a marathon for seven days, while taking on various golfing challenges each day during their rest breaks.

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15 Sep

Cultural Feast Beckons At Hull

RB Hull Marathon

Anyone looking to enter what looks to be a cultural feast at the RB Hull Marathon are being alerted to the fact that entries for the race close midnight this Sunday (17 September). With Hull enjoying its status as the UK City of Culture, organisers have announced a number of unique additions to this year’s event on Sunday 24 September, including art installations and artworks on the roads, plus mile markers courtesy of local students and entertainment stations every two miles. 

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15 Sep

Second Time Round For Bury

Asda Foundation Bury 10K

The Asda Foundation Bury 10K returns for its second ever race this Sunday (17 September) with the event once again organised in partnership with I Will If You Will (IWIYW), a fitness movement in Bury that’s helping women, girls and their families to be more active, more often. Part of the popular Run For All series founded by the Jane Tomlinson team, the 10k made a successful entry on the circuit last year with over 1,300 runners competing. 

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