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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.

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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.

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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.

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30 Sep

Here Come The Girls

Run with the Girls

Hundreds of women will descend on London’s Hyde Park for this weekend’s Run with the Girls race. The 10k race will take the runners through Hyde Park, passing the Serpentine Lake, on a course that organisers say will not be too difficult for those new to running or who have just started their training.

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29 Sep

Cheltenham At The Races

Cheltenham Half MarathonA record number of 3,257 runners were met with perfect racing conditions in the Cotswolds this Sunday (27 September) at Cheltenham's Half Marathon. The event saw Tipton Harriers’ Ian Williams secure victory in 1:10:27, with Bristol and West’s Annabel Grander leading the female field home.

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