19 Nov

A runner's Christmas wish

Mizuno performance range

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.

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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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