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24 Jul

Go Commando

Commando Run

Khaki runners are set to run amok at Hever Castle in Kent with the hosting of the Commando Series 6K obstacle race later this year. This is the first time the event - set for Saturday 14 November - will take place within the picturesque grounds of the historic English castle. It gives participants the opportunity to experience the mud, sweat and pain of real, modern day, commando training, taking on 15 gruelling obstacles over a “wild” terrain course.

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23 Jul

Payn Comfortable Winner At Race To The Stones

Tom Payn Run The Stones 2015 winner

Tom Payn (pictured) took time out from his everyday duties as manager of the RunFast team of elite runners to claim first place at the 2015 Race to the Stones (Saturday 11 July). The 2:17 marathoner and one-time Olympic hopeful was in impressive form setting a new course record of 8:20:30 and lowering the previous mark by over 30 minutes.

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23 Jul

Masters Commit To Worcester

Angela CopsonThe upcoming Worcester City 10K looks set to pull in a number of high-profile names with confirmation that two of the UK's best masters, Anthony Whiteman and Angela Copson, will take part. The pair will join other leading runners Jo Pavey and Jenny Nesbitt for the race on Sunday 20 September. 

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23 Jul

401 Marathons In 401 Days

Ben Smith

A man who ran his first marathon just three years ago will attempt to run 401 marathons in 401 days from this autumn. Bristol-based Benjamin Smith will run the 26.2mile distance every single day for just over 13 months to raise funds for anti-bullying and equality causes in the UK.

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22 Jul

Ethiopia Calling

runners warming up in Ethiopia

Run-Fast, the ground-breaking sports management company, has added another string to its bow with the addition of specialist tours to its portfolio. And the event management to retail project is launching its new service with a bang - a trip to Africa for the Great Ethiopian Run.

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