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13 Dec

All About The Family At Great Manchester Run

Great Manchester Run

Parental commitments can often mean less time for exercise, an issue that the Great Run Company is looking to address by offering free family places for the 2018 Simplyhealth Great Manchester Run. The event organisers are offering four sets of free entries for families, plus training plans, expert led sessions and ongoing advice in preparation for the 10k on Sunday 20 May. 

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11 Dec

Sheffield’s Family Fun Run Coming To Town

Sheffield Santa Fun Run

Sheffield’s canal towpath will be awash with Santas on Saturday 23 December as the city hosts its very own festive family fun run. The event, which will be quickly followed by the Sheffield Boxing Day Turkey Trot on Monday 26 December, is offering participants a free Santa suit and mince pies, with both organised to support charitable funds for the Christmas season. 

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8 Dec

Burnley Braced For Brand New Half

Burnley Half Marathon

After a long absence, Burnley will welcome its very own half marathon after news that the team behind the impressive Ribble Valley 10K confirmed the launch of the 13.1 mile event earlier this week. Scheduled for Sunday 25 March, Burnley Half Marathon has been designed to offer runners a 'scenic, fast and flowing course' that incorporates the beautiful surroundings of Towneley Park. 

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7 Dec

Liverpool’s Santa Dash A Festive Feast

BTR Liverpool's Santa Dash

The sea of red and blue Santas on the first Sunday in December is not just becoming a regular feature in the Merseyside festive calendar but one that arguably kickstarts the festive season for the region. Close to 7,500 took part in BTR Liverpool’s Santa Dash, a staggering figure for an event that has been a source of festive fun in the region for 14 consecutive years. 

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