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28 Aug

Ten Years Down At Tees Pride

Tees Pride 10KRegarded as one of the key events in the north east running calendar, next Sunday (6 September) will see both the Taylor Wimpey Tees Pride 10K and 3K Fun Run take place. Since its inception 10 years ago, the event is known to attractive a mix of elite, club and recreational runners with a field of up to 5,000 participants expected for the forthcoming race.   

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27 Aug

Rat Racers Return To Nottingham

Rat Race Men's Health Survival of the FittestRat Race, organisers of what is regarded as one of Britain’s most challenging urban events, the Men’s Health Survival of the Fittest, have confirmed that the race will return to Nottingham on 10 October. Up to 4,000 runners are expected to commit to tackling the urban assault course which will again be located at the Victoria Embankment, right next to the River Trent and the legendary Trent Bridge. 

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27 Aug

Steve Edwards To Run 700th Marathon At Bournemouth

Steve Edwards

One of the UK's most enduring running characters will this year run his 700th marathon. Steve Edwards from the Cotswold town of Moreton in Marsh will reach the incredible landmark at the Bournemouth Marathon on Sunday 4 October.  In doing so, the 53-year-old will set a new world record for running 700 marathons in the fastest average finish time - just under 3hrs 18min!

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25 Aug

New Sponsor At Aintree

Aintree 10K RunOrganisers of the Grand 10K Run at Aintree have announced that Club La Santa, the world’s number one sports and activity resort, will be the official sponsor for this year’s event on Sunday 20 September.  Since it was established three years ago, the innovative 10k has become a popular fixture in the northern calendar and is expected to build on the 1000 runners who turned out in 2014. 

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25 Aug

Farah First In Beijing

Mo Farah after a big success

Despite a stumble in the last lap, Mo Farah retained his 10,000m world crown in Beijing on Saturday (22 August), meaning the British runner has now won six successive global distance titles. Farah faced the challenge of Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor and Paul Tanui, yet his trademark last-lap surge allowed him to secure first place in 27:01:13, setting a new stadium record. 

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21 Aug

Five To Go For Club Challenge

The Great Ethiopian RunThere are still five opportunities left for club runners to be in contention for one of the UK's most enticing prizes. The Great Club Challenge, part of the Great Run series, gives clubs from across the UK the chance to win a trip to Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa, to compete alongside 40,000 others at the 2015 Great Ethiopian Run.

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