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1 Dec

Six Records For Sichel In Oslo

William Sichel

110 miles and 24 hours of consecutive running later William Sichel polished off his performance in Oslo with six new age-group records. Sichel was one of 156 ultra runners competing at the Bislett 24 Hour Indoor Challenge, an event that the Orkney-based athlete had hoped would assist him in achieving his goal of setting 750 running records at World, British and Scottish level. 

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30 Nov

Kipchoge Sets Treble Goal

Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge will return to the Virgin Money London Marathon on 22 April 2018 looking to make it a hat-trick of wins in the capital. The Kenyan superstar won in 2015 and was an agonising eight seconds away from the current world record of two hours two minutes and 57 seconds when he won again a year later.

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27 Nov

Most Monumental Of Marathons?

Marathon du Mont Saint-Michel

Dark evenings are a great time to plan running adventures and experienced race promoters and travel experts Human Race have released details of an exciting and accessible event in France with something for all tastes and ability levels – the 20th anniversary Run at Mont Saint-Michel running weekend on 26-27 May, 2018.

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23 Nov

Hirsute Pursuit Of 10K Target This Movember

Movember image

So you have completed the Couch to 5K programme, run a local parkrun and maybe Race For Life or Color Run 5K and feel ready for the next challenge – your first competitive 10k race. Time is the enemy, though, as the year is nearly done. Fortunately for you there are plenty of opportunities in the south of England this weekend for you to break your 10k duck this year.

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