runABC South News

9 Oct

Sell Out Once More At Snowdonia

Snowdonia MarathonUp to 2,500 runners are expected to descend on Snowdonia in just over two weeks to compete in what is regarded as one of the finest marathons in the UK. The Snowdonia Marathon Eryri, which will celebrate its 33rd year on Sunday 24 October, is known for its picturesque and challenging course and seen as the jewel in the crown of Welsh racing.

Read the rest of "Sell Out Once More At Snowdonia"

7 Oct

Grim Down South

GRIM, one of the largest off-road adventure races in the UK, will take place on 5 and 6 December 2015. The eight mile off-road challenge is run across the army’s vehicle testing track in Aldershot with competitors running/walking over a mixed terrain – trails, rocky paths, puddles, sand dunes, mud, hills, a bog.

Read the rest of "Grim Down South"

6 Oct

Record Breaking Bournemouth

action from BMF 2015

A record-breaking 11,000 runners enjoyed an incredible weekend at the Bournemouth Marathon Festival (BMF) on 3-4 October. The Dorset coastline was blessed with bright conditions as runners of all ages and abilities took part in the third annual BMF which raised an estimated £0.5m for good causes.

Read the rest of "Record Breaking Bournemouth"

30 Sep

Kenyan Duo Best In Berlin

Eliud KipchogeFrom around the 10 mile mark, Eliud Kipchoge was faced with the unfortunate hindrance of loose insoles on both of his Nike trainers as he tackled Sunday’s Berlin Marathon. Yet Kipchoge defied his footwear issues and, like Gladys Cherono, pre-race favourite in the female competition, set the quickest marathon times of 2015.

Read the rest of "Kenyan Duo Best In Berlin"