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29 Jul

Limited Places At West Country City Race

Bristol Bath Marathon

Organisers of the first ever Sanlam Bristol + Bath Marathon have announced that there are only 500 standard entries remaining for the city to city marathon. To date, over 6,000 runners have pledged to take on this unique running challenge for its debut year, which will see them run through three counties, starting in the city of Bristol at Queen Square and finishing at Royal Victoria Park in Bath.

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28 Jul

First Showdown At Snowdonia

Stuart Walker winner at the Snowdonia Trail Marathon

The Scott Snowdonia Trail Marathon made an impressive debut with over 750 runners taking part in the inaugural event on Sunday (26 July). Organised by Always Aim High Events, the race, which included a half marathon, started and finished in Wales’ adventure capital, Llanberis, and took in some spectacular trails through Snowdonia National Park. 

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28 Jul

Water Rats

River Rat Race action

1500 participants took part in the River Rat Race at London Excel on Saturday (25 July). Hosted in partnership with Shelter, London’s only aquatic obstacle event involved a 10k water course with a series of wet and wild challenges including the ‘zorb pool’, water trampolines, a 50 foot water slide and a massive 20 foot jump off the dock.

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