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23 Sep

Getting That Ealing Feeling Again

Ealing Half 2015 startThe multi-award winning Ealing Half Marathon is the headline event in the South this weekend, with more than 7,000 competitors due off in Lammas Park at 9am on Sunday (25 September). General places are sold out and entries are closed for this popular race, voted the UK’s best half marathon for the last three years by runners at the JustGiving Running Awards.

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22 Sep

24 Hours Round Norfolk

Round Norfolk Relay imageThe Birketts Round Norfolk Relay reached a significant milestone at the weekend (17 - 18 September) as 60 teams competed in the 30th annual race, starting and finishing at Lynnsport in Kings Lynn. The course follows the county boundary over a distance of 198 miles, divided into 17 unequal stages. Norfolk's spectacular skies at sunset and sunrise often provide the most vivid memories.

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21 Sep

Surrey Half Official Launch Party

Surrey Half launch partySurrey Half Marathon’s official launch party took place at Woking Leisure Centre on Wednesday, 14 September in the presence of the Deputy Mayor of Woking, media representatives, race organisers, supporting charities and some very lucky runners. Early bird entrants received VIP invites to the launch, personal advice from Synergy Running and Movement Centre and a supervised warm up and run.

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20 Sep

Rogers Runs Riot In Reigate

action from Run Reigate Half 2016Athens Olympic 800m and 1500m champion, Dame Kelly Holmes, got the 2016 Run Reigate Half Marathon up and running as 2,000 runners set off on their 13.1 mile journey through the rural Surrey countryside on Sunday (18 September). A further 950 ran the supporting 10k and nearly 1,100 competed in the Canon Kids Races in a hugely successful festival of running based at picturesque Priory Park.

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20 Sep

Looking For Mo Motivation?

Mr MotivatorMr Motivator, well known for his bright colours, is set to don his Lycra unitards once again as MoRunning’s 2016 ambassador. With 17 MoRunning races scheduled across the UK in November, Mr. Motivator will be encouraging people up and down the country to sign up for its 5k or 10k races.

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19 Sep

#runandtalk For Mental Health

Run and TalkWith 10 October being World Mental Health Day, England Athletics, supported by mental health charity Mind, is encouraging people to #runandtalk during the week of 8–14 October. It is hoped people will improve their mental wellbeing through running and to break down the stigma associated with mental health by getting people talking about it.

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