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  • Beverley Westwood parkrun rings the start bell

    16 JUL

    Bell ringing volunteer Oliver

    In Evelyn Waugh's classic comic novel 'Decline and Fall', serialised on BBC One in 2017, the impossibly glamorous Margot Beste-Chetwynde turns up at her son's sports day in a limousine. As the car door opens and Margot emerges, the rain stops and the sun comes out. Later when Margot departs the sun disappears and the rain resumes. It was a similar story at Beverley Westwood parkrun on Saturday (13 July).

  • Schools half gets Stockport kids running

    15 JUL

    Schools Half Marathon Stockport

    The Stockport staging of the Schools Half Marathon saw one of the most impressive showings to date as 270 pupils from six different schools took part in the event earlier this month. A non-competitive and inclusive movement, the Schools Half Marathon encourages regular exercise for school age pupils.

  • Sandra beats Eliud in the long run?

    12 JUL

    Sandra Brown: world record holder

    There is no dispute that Eliud Kipchoge is the greatest living marathon runner and quite possibly the finest long distance runner of all time but is he the greatest endurance athlete on the planet? Possibly not, when you consider the extraordinary accomplishments of Sandra Brown (70) from Dorset – pictured above smashing two world records in Belfast.

  • Alderley Edge 10K stays at the forefront

    12 JUL

    Alderley Edge 10K

    Four years in and the Alderley Edge 10K can surely consider itself to be one of the top events in the North West as close to 2000 runners turned out for the latest staging on Sunday (7 July). The 10k has been one of the main driving forces of Run North West’s recent success, underlined by their announcement of a new event for next summer, the Wilmslow Summer 10K.

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