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6 May

Entries Open At Anglesey

Anglesey HalfEntries for next year’s Anglesey Half Marathon, scheduled for Sunday 6 March, are now open with organisers once again expecting a sell-out. Based on the north west coast of Wales, the half marathon, which is also known as the Island Race, has established a reputation as one of the more unique races in the UK with a course that starts on Thomas Telford’s historic Menai Bridge.

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1 May

Grand Prix Running Comes To Tameside

great view - the Peak District

Head east from the centre of Manchester and you'll come to the borough of Tameside. The borough has a proud industrial heritage - the area was once one of Lancashire's cotton heartlands - and is still home to 200,000 people.  As you cross Tameside you move from the city's fringes - urban and flat - to the edges of the Pennines - hilly and scenic.  There you'll find the hidden beauty of Greater Manchester (see photo) and the inspiration for a great new North of England running event.

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