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1 Sep

To Be Sure

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Entries are set to close for this year's Sure Run to the Beat on 6 September. The 2015 music themed race will take place at Wembley on 13 September with a line-up including Capital FM & presenter of BBC’s ‘The Voice’ Marvin Humes, BBC Radio 1 DJ Danny Howard and TV Presenter Jameela Jamil. To book your place, visit the event website.

30 Aug

Club Call For London

Virgin London MarathonClubs affiliated with the Home Country governing bodies - England Athletics, Scottish Athletics, Welsh Athletics and the Northern Ireland Athletics Federation - will once again be allocated a limited number of places for Virgin London Marathon. 

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27 Aug

Steve Edwards To Run 700th Marathon At Bournemouth

Steve Edwards

One of the UK's most enduring running characters will this year run his 700th marathon. Steve Edwards from the Cotswold town of Moreton in Marsh will reach the incredible landmark at the Bournemouth Marathon on Sunday 4 October.  In doing so, the 53-year-old will set a new world record for running 700 marathons in the fastest average finish time - just under 3hrs 18min!

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26 Aug

Set The Pace At Windsor Running Festival

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One of the UK's top running events just got better. The Windsor Running Festival, featuring the Running4Women Windsor 10K (Saturday 26 September) and Windsor Half Marathon (Sunday 27 September), has confirmed the introduction of race pacers. The big autumn double header will be working with the exciting Xempo Race Pacing team to make sure festival runners get the times they are hoping for.

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25 Aug

Farah First In Beijing

Mo Farah after a big success

Despite a stumble in the last lap, Mo Farah retained his 10,000m world crown in Beijing on Saturday (22 August), meaning the British runner has now won six successive global distance titles. Farah faced the challenge of Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor and Paul Tanui, yet his trademark last-lap surge allowed him to secure first place in 27:01:13, setting a new stadium record. 

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