Northern Running Guide News

24 Oct

Running Against Ebola

Kudzai makes a speech in Sierra Leone

A 22 year old student from Mill Hill, North London has been inspired to raise funds for Ebola victims after spending two months in Sierra Leone this summer. Kudzai Makopa will take part in the Big Fun Run in Victoria Park tomorrow Saturday 25 October to aid the fight against the virus after seeing first-hand its deadly effect on African communities.

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22 Oct

Border Dash At Motor City

Christine at Detroit MarathonOne of only a handful of marathons that cross an international border, the 37th Detroit Marathon saw a record field of over 27,000 set off at 7am on Sunday (19 October) in ideal conditions. Starting in the Motor City, participants headed into Windsor, Canada via the Ambassador Bridge and returned to the US through the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel.

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22 Oct

Reindeer Run With RNLI

Rookie the ReindeerOne of the best aspects of festive running is that you can enjoy your favourite sport while raising money for worthwhile causes. This year, the RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) are encouraging people to sign up for their Reindeer Run on Sunday 7 December at Bramham Park, Wetherby, to help raise lifesaving funds. 

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