A major new running event has been launched by a team made up of UKRunChat, the National Running Show and Breathe Unity. The National Festival of Running is a three-day event taking place at Weston Park in Shropshire on Friday 21st, Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23 June 2019, and organisers are promising 'a weekend away with your running family and friends like no other'.
Run For All, organisers of the 2018 Yorkshire Marathon Festival, have advised anyone wanting to enter the 10 mile race to sign up before tomorrow Friday (5 October) as the event nears capacity ahead of race day - Sunday 14 October.
At the end of August runABC North spoke to Chris Livesey ahead of last Sunday's first running of the re-vamped JD Gyms City of Preston 10K. The former GB international was as excited to be part of his office team - the PAR group were fielding 11 runners - as he was at the prospect of a podium place.
If you want to find yourself in a Google black hole, search, ‘paradox’ and spend the afternoon trying to figure out whether Achilles can catch the tortoise! If you would rather be doing the running rather than reading about it, ditch Google and grab a pair of Mizuno’s Wave Paradox 5 shoes.
First held in 1983, Bridlington Half Marathon holds a special place for many in East Yorkshire and beyond. With a sea-front start and finish point, plus a team that prioritises its runners’ enjoyment above all else, it isn’t difficult to see why.
As head-to-heads go, this looks likely to be one of the most exciting in recent years. Mo Farah and Galen Rupp, former training partners at the Nike Oregon Project under the tutelage of Alberto Salazar, will be re-acquainted at the upcoming Chicago Marathon (Sunday 7 October) in what promises to be a compelling duel filled with numerous sub-narratives.
It’s all change at one of the country’s most popular club races as Dave Norman announces he is stepping aside as organiser of the Trafford 10K. Norman has been in charge of the race for 20 years and seen the event become a cornerstone of the northern racing circuit, known for its welcoming, friendly atmosphere and strong PB potential.
The Comrades Marathon is the world’s largest and oldest ultra marathon with a distance of about 89km. This fantastic event takes place every year in the KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa between Durban and Pietermaritzburg. The direction of the race changes every year, alternating between the ‘up run’ (87km) starting from Durban and the ‘down run’ (89km) starting from Pietermaritzburg.