In a world where looks are everything and with the trend for athleisurewear showing no signs of abating – a pair of knitted upper trainers are guaranteed to draw admiring glances from runners and fashionistas alike! And now Mizuno has joined the knitting party with the Waveknit R2.
There’s just under a week left to secure your place at the UK’s largest festive run, the BTR Liverpool Santa Dash. If you are unable to make it to Merseyside this Sunday (2 December) but are keen to get into the festive spirit, organisers have extended entries to allow interested runners to take part virtually.
Doncaster 10K 2018 is a sell out with 3,000 set to line up at the town's racecourse on Sunday (25 November). To tie in with the event's location, organisers have asked each participant to provide a race horse name, which will be shouted out when they cross the finish line this weekend.
The behind-the-scenes changes at the Trafford 10K has had little impact in the event’s popularity with the new organisers announcing that the 2019 race, scheduled for Sunday 10 March, is already more than half full.
The popular Preston 10 lived up to its reputation as being one of the fastest 10 mile events in the country with a series of top times recorded on Sunday (18 November). Such was the high level of quality on show, 31 men dipped under 60 minutes, with 15 female runners posting sub 70 min performances.
Prospective entrants of the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon should be on red alert as less than 3,500 of the 18,000 places are still available. The figures show a massive spike in interest for the 2019 race with a 75% upturn in the number of registrations from this point last year.
What's top of the list on all runners' Christmas wish lists? A PB of course! And while Santa Claus may not be able to rustle one of those up per se, he can help you give it your best shot with a brand spanking new pair of racing shoes. We may have our go-to shoes for slogging out the miles but it is perhaps fair to say many runners don't know where to start when it comes to choosing a pair of shoes for speed.
The iconic Royal Albert Dock will become part of the BTR Liverpool Santa Dash route for the very first time. The 15th annual festive curtain raiser takes place on Sunday 2 December, when up to 10,000 festive runners will make their way through the estate of the Grade I Listed attraction.
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!”