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23 Jul

Stakes Are Raised For Limassol Marathon

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The 2017 Limassol Marathon GSO is all set to be the best yet after organisers announced three enhancements to the arrangements for the 11th edition of this popular event in Cyprus on Sunday, 19 March. The race was voted Best International Marathon in Europe in 2015 and more than 13,000 runners are expected to run the marathon or one of the supporting events in this idyllic location.

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22 Jul

Mo-Bo Show Back In Town

Mo Farah winsThe world’s fastest man and Britain’s double Olympic champion both return to the stage of their London 2012 exploits for the Muller Anniversary Games at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park tonight (Friday, 22 July) and on Saturday. Usain Bolt and Mo Farah are amongst a galaxy of stars set to entertain capacity crowds as the IAAF Diamond League comes to town.

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21 Jul

Testing Times At Snowdonia

Snowdonia Trail RaceWet conditions at Elim Peugeot International Snowdon Race ensured the 600 plus strong field were in line for an even more challenging 10 miles of mountain running on Sunday (16 July). The event, celebrating its 41st edition, saw teams from Wales, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland and Italy go head-to-head, with England prevailing in the team competition.

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21 Jul

Early Launch For goGirl Brighton 2017

goGirl ImageBrighton has long been the place to get the pulse racing on the South coast and runners are spoilt for choice with an iconic promenade that features in the massive marathon, half marathon and 10k races. However, organisers Goldline Events have something different to offer with the second goGIRL (Brighton & Hove) evening 5k run and beach party, which will be held on Friday 16 June 2017.

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19 Jul

Are You Ready For Rio?

Mo Farah OlympicsThe Olympic Stadium has been prepared, the athletes have been selected and mosquitoes ordered to behave themselves, so we are all set for the greatest sporting spectacle on earth. The Games of the XXXI Olympiad, commonly known as Rio 2016, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 August 2016 and British Athletics have announced a team of 80 athletes who will compete.

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15 Jul

Weekend Warriors In Race To The Stones

Race to the StonesAround 2,500 men and women will run, jog or walk 100km along the Ridgeway from the Chilterns in Oxfordshire to the Avebury Stone Circle in Wiltshire in the Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones this weekend. The Ridgeway is the oldest path in the UK stretching back over 5,000 years, has breathtaking views and is lined with Bronze Age hill forts, Neolithic burial chambers and Roman river crossings.

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