16 Nov

36 years & counting for Essar Four Villages Half

Essar Four Villages Half Marathon

For 36 years now Helsby Running Club has welcomed runners to the quiet Cheshire lanes for the community-organised Essar Four Villages Half Marathon. The 2019 staging, scheduled for Sunday 20 January, is expected to draw in a field of around 2000 runners, for what organisers promise offers “big race atmosphere but small enough to still have space to run after the initial scramble across the line!”

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13 Nov

Final call for Wilmslow race

Wilmslow Festive 10K medal

Even with organisers twice upping the entry limit to this year’s race, the Wilmslow Festive 10K is closing in on a sell-out. In what looks likely to be one of the fastest (and most popular) 10ks of the festive season, the Run North West event is set reach 4000 registrants soon, and any prospective entrants are being encouraged to register before the final places are snapped up.

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13 Nov

A day in the life

Mizuno Endure24 night runner

Forget about booking next year’s summer holiday, now’s the time to get yourself signed up for Mizuno’s Endure24. The bad new is that the Reading event is already a sell-out, but the good news is that Leeds (28-30 June) still has availability.

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12 Nov

It's about to get festive at Great Langdale

Great Langdale Valley

There’s nothing quite like a few brisk miles in the countryside on a December morning – not to mention the Christmas spirit at the finish line – to get you into the festive spirit. So the Christmas Pudding 10K, with the background of the beautiful Great Langdale Valley, sets the tone as one of the most charming and attractive rural winter events on the calendar.

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10 Nov

Nothing beats Berlin Marathon

BMW Berlin Marathon

Eilud Kipchoge’s stunning performance at this year’s Berlin Marathon, at which he set the fastest time ever over 26.2 miles, reiterated what we already knew about the race – it really is an event where magic happens. If you feel like you could be tempted by the 2019 BMW Berlin Marathon, then Sports Tours International have a number of packages on offer for what could well be a CV defining event.

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9 Nov

Mersey Santas back Help The Animals this Christmas

BTR Liverpool Santa Dash

Merseyside runners will be part of a major national festive charity campaign next month. BTR Liverpool’s Santa Dash have been named as the official event partner for Channel 5’s high profile Help The Animals at Christmas initiative, which showcases the work done by the RSPCA, Scottish SPCA, Blue Cross, The Donkey Sanctuary and Wildlife Aid Foundation.

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