16 Jul

Beverley Westwood parkrun rings the start bell

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).

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12 Jul

Sandra beats Eliud in the long run?

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.

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12 Jul

Alderley Edge 10K stays at the forefront

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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10 Jul

The people’s race right behind Running Bee Foundation

UKFast City of Manchester 10K

The UKFast City of Manchester 10K celebrated another great renewal on Sunday (7 July) as over 1300 runners made their way to Manchester’s Etihad Stadium for one of the recently established Running Bee Foundation's top races. The closing mile of the event was dedicated to Mo Done, the inspiration behind the foundation and a true advocate for health and running. 

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