Northern Running Guide News

25 Nov

Salford Set For Santa Run

MediaCity UK Santa RunHundreds of Santa-clad runners will descend upon MediaCityUK this Sunday (30 November) with the return of the annual Santa Run. The event, organised by Sports Tours International in association with retailer Sporting Pro, is seen as the ideal way to keep on track with your winter training while getting into the festive spirit.

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25 Nov

Jo Makes BBC Shortlist

Jo Pavey

Supermum Jo Pavey is the sole runner on the shortlist for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year. The 41-year-old captured the imagination of the British public this summer when winning European 10,000m gold and Commonwealth 5000m bronze less than a year after giving birth to her second child.

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24 Nov

I'm Arthur The Running Dog Get Me Out Of Here

Swedish Peak Performance TeamA stray dog in Ecuador has been adopted by the captain of a Swedish Peak Performance Team after joining the athletes as they took part in the 40k trek for the final stages of the Adventure Racing World Championship. Team captain Mikael Lindnord shared a meatball with the dog, Arthur, then a few kilometres into the race realised the dog was following him and his teammates.

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