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20 Jul

Birchwood Bound For Sell-out

Birchwood 10K

With exactly a month until race day (20 August) the Birchwood 10K has its sights firmly on a sell-out with organisers confirming that 1000 entries have already been snapped up. Just 200 places remain for the 10k, which, with a flat and fast course through Warrington, is commonly viewed as a perfect opportunity for Merseyside and Cheshire runners to round off their summer training with a PB.

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14 Jul

Another Memorable Day At Gateshead

Start of the Simplyhealth Great North 10K

Close to 6,000 adults, toddlers and families enjoyed a grandstand finish inside the Gateshead International Stadium at the Simplyhealth Great North 10K on Sunday (9 July). Among the record-breaking field were 200 Gurkha recruits from Catterick Garrison who have become a highly popular and recognisable fixture at the event having now completed the race for six successive years.

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14 Jul

Limassol Marathon Has It Neatly Packaged

action from Limassol Marathon

Runners looking to cheer themselves up after the rigours of the British winter need look no further than OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO (17/18 March 2018). Organisers have confirmed that two levels of race packages are now on offer with the #runlimassol package including discounted race entry and T-shirt, and the premium #runlimassolPlus including the lowest accommodation rates, 50% discount on race entry, technical T-shirt, pasta party pass, finisher’s photo, race pack delivery to the hotel and transportation to the start line.

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13 Jul

Isle Of Man Shaping Up For 2017 Marathon

Isle of Man Marathon

Regarded as one of the top running events in the UK due to its stunning course, which starts and finishes in Ramsey, the Microgaming Isle of Man Marathon and Half Marathon is certainly a race that will place high on any runner’s CV. Scheduled for Sunday 13 August, the 2017 event will include a marathon relay, giving a team of four the opportunity to complete 26.2 miles.

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