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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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26 Sep

Berlin Beckons

BMW Berlin MarathonOver 40,000 competitors are expected in Berlin tomorrow (Sunday 27 September) for what will be the city's 43rd staging of the marathon. As ever, there will be high expectations for world record breaking performances, while the race will play host thousands of international runners making their debut over the 26.2 mile distance.

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25 Sep

Pride Of Lions

London Zoo Stampede
There was a great deal of pride at London Zoo last weekend with over £30,000 being raised for endangered lions. Taking place on Sunday 20 September a roaring pack of runners raced through the zoo, to help preservation projects for Asiatic lions at ZSL London Zoo’s annual 10K Stampede.

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