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3 Jul

Great Club Challenge Gathers Pace

Great Club ChallengeOne of the most enticing prizes on the event calendar, the Great Club Challenge, gives clubs from across the UK the chance to win a trip to Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa, to compete alongside 40,000 others at the 2015 Great Ethiopian Run.  Last year, almost 5000 runners from 125 clubs took part in the challenge, and with five more events available on the Great Run calendar, qualifying clubs can still apply. 

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2 Jul

Colourful 5K Set For Oxford

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The colour themed 5k event Run or Dye will partner with Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary to bring the event to Oxford’s beautiful Cornbury Park on 26 September. Bringing the explosion of Run or Dye colour to the most ancient forest in Britain for the first time, runners can take on the 5k, getting fit and experiencing a unique and one of a kind day out.

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1 Jul

Mann Proves Top Dragon

Jim MannHigh mileage, brutal climbs, navigational challenges and changeable weather meant the 2015 edition of the Dragon’s Back Race lived up to its reputation as one of the toughest events in the UK. Of the  original 140 competitors who began the challenge, just 64 managed to complete the five day, 300km race that took in 16,000m of ascent across the mountainous spine of Wales. 

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30 Jun

Corporate Challenge Added To Bristol and Bath Marathon

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Employees across Bristol, Bath and South Gloucestershire are being urged to follow in the footsteps of local accountants Bishop Fleming by taking on the Sanlam Bristol + Bath Marathon Company Challenge. The event for local businesses has been added to the Sanlam Bristol + Bath Marathon, where work colleagues can enter a team to complete the course together.

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