17 Apr

Bee your best at City of Preston 10K

runners at City of Preston 10K 2018

The City of Preston 10K came under new management in 2018 when Sports Tours International stepped in to take up the reins of a race in danger of disappearing. The Sports Tours team were pleased with the partnerships they created to put on the event (particularly with the local council and JD Gyms) and were delighted to attract 2,000 entries for the feature event and the kid's fun run.

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16 Apr

Drama in spades at Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon winners 2019

Boston Marathon never fails to deliver drama in spades and yesterday's 123rd edition on Patriot's Day (Monday, 16 April) lived up to expectations. Boston debutant Lawrence Cherono (Kenya) won in the closest finish since 1988 to deny Lelisa Desisa (Ethiopia) a third victory and Worknesh Degefa (Ethiopia) took her first ever World Marathon Majors success in the women's race.

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15 Apr

7,000 battle hard for victory at Sheffield Half Marathon

Happy runners at Sheffield Half

Forget music – today the hill was alive with the sound of runners of all ages and abilities tackling the 13.1 miles of the Asda Foundation Sheffield Half Marathon. A taxing mile-long climb up Ringinglow Road is a key feature of the event but it proved no match for the thousands of participants who conquered the hill and were rewarded with wonderful views of the Peak District.

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