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25 Jul

Wicks Ticks The Box At Elmbridge

Elmbridge 10k

Phil Wicks (Belgrave Harriers) trimmed his own course record by a single tick of the watch as he won the Air Products Elmbridge 10K for the fourth time on Sunday (23 July) in 30min 37sec, having also claimed the spoils of victory in 2005, 2013 and 2016. The defending champion finished the thick end of a minute clear of the chasing pack.

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21 Jul

The Power Of 10K

Elmbridge 10k 2016

There's no getting away from it – ten kilometres is the event of choice for runners this weekend. There are at least a dozen races at the popular and manageable distance at venues in the south including Axminster, Bedford, Caterham, Deal, Elmbridge... you get the picture!

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20 Jul

Totnes 10K Heading For A Sell-out

Totnes 10k 2017 medal

Any runner keen to get their hands on one of these handsome, specially commissioned medals (pictured) needs to get a wriggle on because the Totnes 10K is about to be sold out for the first time. Totnes 10K is on Sunday 6 August and new race director Roger Easterbrook reckons the extra interest this year is because Totnes Pounds are being accepted!

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18 Jul

Stones Record Rocks The Ridgeway

Race to the Stones

Dixons Carphone Race to the Stones has raced to the top of the list of Britain's long distance running challenges and was voted Best Endurance Event in the UK at the Running Awards 2016. This year's edition, over the weekend (15/16 July), saw two men smash through the eight-hour barrier for 100km in a record-breaking competition on Britain's oldest path.

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