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1 Dec

Six Records For Sichel In Oslo

William Sichel

110 miles and 24 hours of consecutive running later William Sichel polished off his performance in Oslo with six new age-group records. Sichel was one of 156 ultra runners competing at the Bislett 24 Hour Indoor Challenge, an event that the Orkney-based athlete had hoped would assist him in achieving his goal of setting 750 running records at World, British and Scottish level. 

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30 Nov

Kipchoge Sets Treble Goal

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on 22 April 2018 looking to make it a hat-trick of wins in the capital. The Kenyan superstar won in 2015 and was an agonising eight seconds away from the current world record of two hours two minutes and 57 seconds when he won again a year later.

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29 Nov

Team Blizard Sweeps Up At Doncaster

Doncaster 10K

As expected, the Doncaster 10K got off to a blistering start with 1634 competing at the maiden event on Sunday (26 November). It turned out to be a highly successful day for Team Blizard, with Daniel Kistrel and Jenny Blizard claiming top spot in their respective fields and fellow members Matthew Smith and Sarah Lowery also finishing in the top three. 

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28 Nov

Dashers On Red Alert For Claire House

BTR Liveprool's Santa Dash

With less than a week until the UK’s biggest festive run takes place, organisers BTR Liverpool are calling on competitors to support the Santa Dash’s official charity, Claire House Children’s Hospice. The aim is for this year’s Dashers to raise up to £20,000 for the hospice, which has sites in Liverpool and Wirral, and has been set up to help seriously and terminally ill children live life to the full by creating wonderful experiences and bringing back a sense of normality to family life.

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27 Nov

Sale Continues At Salford

UKFast City of Salford 10K

Black Friday may be a distant memory of countless emails cluttering up your inbox, but you can still take advantage of Sports Tours International’s reduced registration price for the 2018 staging of the UKFast City of Salford 10K. While entries for the race opened at 10am on Friday (24 November), prospective entrants can still register for just £14, or £16 for affiliated runners. 

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