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26 May

Vassos Alexander Set For Kent Marathon Test

showboater at Kent Roadrunner Marathon

Organisers of the CLIF Bar Kent Roadrunner Marathon (Saturday 30 May) are looking forward to the fourth renewal of their multi-lap event that has established itself as a quick race with a great social/fun dimension. This year the race welcomes broadcaster Vassos Alexander. Vassos, wing man to Chris Evans on Radio 2's Breakfast Show, is one of a sell-out field which includes Daniel Hull (Waverley) and Michele Bottone (Serpentine) who will be chasing the cash bonus on offer for a course record.

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26 May

Sichel Still In Pursuit of 165

William SichelOrkney-based runner, William Sichel, finished the recent World 6 Day Trophy road race in Hungary with a total of 374.71 miles, which gave him 21st place overall and third iin his age group. The Hungarian event was part of Sichel’s broader pursuit of project165. com, in which he aims to set 165 ultra-running records before his 65th birthday in 2018.

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26 May

Windsor Half Entries Full

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Organisers of the Windsor Running Festival have confirmed that the half marathon has completely sold all 6,000 available places. The 33rd Windsor Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 27 September, and boasts a picturesque course with fantastic views of Windsor Castle. The start and finish are on The Long Walk, and the 13.1 miles are run on traffic free roads around Windsor Great Park.

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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

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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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