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eNews 9 March 2016

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News - Race For Life Events Launch In London

Barbara Windsor

The Cancer Research UK Race for Life series will see events held at a record 21 locations throughout London this season. Women are invited to sign up for the 5k or 10k events and those looking for a more messy challenge can enter the Race for Life Pretty Muddy events – 5k obstacle courses now at six locations, including the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

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Event Of The Week - Rock 'n' Roll Liverpool

Rock 'n' Roll LiverpoolThe UK’s ‘blingiest’ race – Rock ’n’ Roll Liverpool – returns to the world’s most musical city on 28-29 May. The event is set to get runners rocking with live music at every mile.

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News - Olympic Significance At Parliament Hill

Highgate HarriersTop runners from across the country will battle it out at one of the most competitive races on the calendar, with entries for Highgate Harriers’ Night of the 10,000m PB now open.

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Runtalk - Risk Important For Sport

Rugby Tackling should be banned in the teaching of rugby in British schools – that’s according to 70 doctors in a letter to UK Ministers last week.

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Competition - Soar Through Spring In SKINS

Skins competitionOur March competition offers a SKINS apparel bundle for keeping spirits soaring. Scientifically proven to boost training and performance and speed up recovery, SKINS is the ultimate in elite sportswear. Enter here for a chance of winning.

Poll - Listening To Music While You Run

Woman in headphones In this month’s poll we want to know if headphones are a vital part of your running kit. Find out what others think and have your say here.

 

Race Listing

Up and Rnning Half MarathonLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the South of England and beyond. As we’re now in March, the spring racing season has begun in earnest with a range of distances and terrain on offer. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget you can register as an organiser here and add your race's details to our event listings.

Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

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March-April Edition Out Now!

CoverThe March-April edition of runABC South is available now from all our usual outlets!

We catch up with Alyson Dixon as she bids for a place at the Olympics. Two runners give very different views of what they think events should be about. Contributors Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners also update us on their running adventures, involving Mongolia and wedding-themed parkruns. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log. And there’s much more too.