An undulating multi-terrain race, set in the beautiful Crimple Valley, is coming to Harrogate for the first time this summer. The Run Harrogate 10K, scheduled for Sunday 1 July, has been designed to suit all levels of runner and will appeal to both runners planning their first race and to seasoned club runners looking for a new challenge.
Over 1000 runners made their way to the Colshaw Hall Country Estate on Sunday (17 June) for one of Cheshire’s top races. In fine summer conditions, Wilmslow’s Richard Coen and Blackburn Harriers’ Pauline Powell claimed top spots in their respective fields at the Colshaw Hall 10K.
It's just three and a half weeks until the North-West's top summer 10K - the UKFast We Love Manchester 10K. 2,000 plus runners will head for the Regional Athletics Track, Sportcity, next to the Etihad Stadium on Sunday 8 July to enjoy the event they call 'the people's race'.
Port Sunlight was transformed into a different era on Sunday (17 June) as participants at the village race adopted the event’s theme of Flower Power. There was another fantastic turnout for the BTR Liverpool led event, with close to 2000 runners taking part across the 5k and 10k distances.
If they weren’t too familiar with each other before, the travails of the Tour of Tameside – at which Mohammed Abu-Rezeq and Gareth Raven posted four consecutive 1-2 finishes – will surely have brought them far closer. Unfortunately for Raven, it was Abu-Rezeq who claimed the title with a quartet of impressive yet hard fought victories, while Kirsty Longley defended her title to make it four in a row for the Liverpool runner.
BTR Liverpool has confirmed there will be a second staging of the Run for Rhys event on Sunday 26 August. The legacy family fun run has been organised to celebrate the life of the Liverpool youngster, whose life was devastatingly cut short at just 11 years old.
The Run For All team will be ditching their cars next Thursday (21 June) in a bid to raise awareness about air quality issues in Leeds and promote the use of greener transport in the city. As part of their awareness drive, they are inviting the whole of Leeds to get involved in a mass run to work.
While all eyes will be drawn to the commencement of the 2018 World Cup, another major sporting event (one that is far closer to home and arguably even more exciting) kicks off later this evening (Thursday 14 June).
There’s just a matter of hours remaining for anyone looking to take part in West Yorkshire’s newest road race, the Pontefract 10K. This Sunday’s (17 June) race has an entry cut off that closes at midnight this evening (Wednesday 13 June).
The Blaydon Race once again reinforced its status as one of the most popular club events in the north of England with over 4300 runners taking part. There was drama at the last, too, with Gateshead’s Chris Parr, who had led for the majority of the race, falling two places at the final stretch in an enthralling finale.