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27 Aug

Steve Edwards To Run 700th Marathon At Bournemouth

Steve Edwards

One of the UK's most enduring running characters will this year run his 700th marathon. Steve Edwards from the Cotswold town of Moreton in Marsh will reach the incredible landmark at the Bournemouth Marathon on Sunday 4 October.  In doing so, the 53-year-old will set a new world record for running 700 marathons in the fastest average finish time - just under 3hrs 18min!

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26 Aug

Set The Pace At Windsor Running Festival

action from Windsor Great Park

One of the UK's top running events just got better. The Windsor Running Festival, featuring the Running4Women Windsor 10K (Saturday 26 September) and Windsor Half Marathon (Sunday 27 September), has confirmed the introduction of race pacers. The big autumn double header will be working with the exciting Xempo Race Pacing team to make sure festival runners get the times they are hoping for.

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25 Aug

Farah First In Beijing

Mo Farah after a big success

Despite a stumble in the last lap, Mo Farah retained his 10,000m world crown in Beijing on Saturday (22 August), meaning the British runner has now won six successive global distance titles. Farah faced the challenge of Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor and Paul Tanui, yet his trademark last-lap surge allowed him to secure first place in 27:01:13, setting a new stadium record. 

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25 Aug

Autumn Flyer In Surrey Hills

The Hurtberry Logo

Runners in Surrey hoping to get their autumn programme off to a flying start should look no further than the Hurtleberry Trail Run on Sunday, 13 September. The 10k will be run in the Hurtwood, a unique and beautiful woodland in the heart of the Surrey Hills, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. It is being staged in tandem with a Run/Bike/Run duathlon.

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21 Aug

Five To Go For Club Challenge

The Great Ethiopian RunThere are still five opportunities left for club runners to be in contention for one of the UK's most enticing prizes. The Great Club Challenge, part of the Great Run series, gives clubs from across the UK the chance to win a trip to Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa, to compete alongside 40,000 others at the 2015 Great Ethiopian Run.

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