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24 May

It Must Be Love

Beat the Sun

ASICS has announced the 15 amateur athletes from around the world who will be taking part in the annual ASICS Beat the Sun challenge. Beat The Sun returns to Chamonix on 21 June, the longest day of the year. Loughborough University student, Charlotte Love (23), will join Team Northern Europe alongside fellow amateurs Finn Volger (Germany), Benjamin Druml (Austria) and pro-athletes Holly Rush, Christian Schiester and Lukas Naegele.

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22 May

New Way For Essex Marathon

Chelmsford Marathon logo

Following the success of last year’s inaugural Chelmsford Marathon, the J’s Hospice has announced the return of the event this year. The Essex town will host the event on Sunday 18 October with promises of a new course. Local club Springfield Striders has acted as essential advisors and have affected large and dramatic changes to the route.

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14 May

New 10K For London

WestRun London

A new 10k is being launched in the capital this autumn. WestRun London will take place on Sunday 4 October on a course that starts at Eel Brook Common near New Kings Road and then takes on traffic free streets including New Kings Road, Parsons Green, Fulham Road and Fulham Broadway.

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13 May

Haile's Last Stand

HaileAnd so it ended: Haile Gebrselassie’s participation at Sunday’s Great Manchester Run will stand as his final competitive outing. His retirement heralds the conclusion to a career that has spanned almost a quarter of a century, resulted in numerous world records and provided the running community with a lovable, accessible and enduring icon. 

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