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31 Aug

Last Chance At Wigan 10K

Wigan 10KRunners considering taking part in this Sunday’s Wigan 10K are being encouraged to sign-up before this evening’s (Monday 31 August) entry deadline. The race has already attracted entries over 3,000 and, with live entertainment organised throughout the day, continental food markets and local athlete Jenny Meadows on starters’ duties, it is seen to be an attractive day for both runners and spectators.  

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31 Aug

Final Call For Early Bird At Dash

Leeds Abbey DashOrganisers of the Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash have issued a final call for those taking to take advantage of the early bird entry, which is due to close at midnight this evening (Monday 31 August). The race, scheduled for Sunday 15 November, has established the enviable reputation of being one of the quickest 10ks on the circuit while also renowned for its significant contributions to charity. 

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30 Aug

Club Call For London

Virgin London MarathonClubs affiliated with the Home Country governing bodies - England Athletics, Scottish Athletics, Welsh Athletics and the Northern Ireland Athletics Federation - will once again be allocated a limited number of places for Virgin London Marathon. 

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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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