There was unprecedented demand for places in the 20th anniversary Harvel 5 on Saturday (2 June) with all 800 places sold within 12 hours of entries going live on 1 January 2018. The little race with the big atmosphere was promoted with aplomb by Harvel Hash House Harriers amidst the clamour for number swaps, with hundreds of hopeful runners on the waiting list.
Looking at runABC South race listings for this weekend we noticed several appearances of the relatively rarely run five mile distance, so we have decided to celebrate this once popular event with an in-depth look at what is on offer.
Organisers UK Run Events have alerted runABC South to the impending closure of early bird entries for the inaugural Running Festival at Goodwood 2018. Reduced price entries at just £20/£22 for the 10K and £28/£30 for the half marathon close at midnight tomorrow (31 May).
A Southampton man has pledged to bring even more cheer to the city’s major sporting events after capturing the hearts of people at last month’s ABP Southampton Marathon. 'Tutu Man' Adam Dale may have discovered the perfect running fancy dress outfit when he had a moment of inspiration at work...
Sir Mo Farah took his sixth victory in the Vitality London 10,000 on Bank Holiday Monday (28 May) securing the British road 10k title to add to his UK record in the Virgin Money London Marathon last month. Steph Twell achieved her first success in the women’s race as a record 14,475 completed the iconic course, which starts on The Mall and finishes in front of Buckingham Palace.
World records fell at the Vitality Westminster Mile on Sunday (27 May) but they were for the level of participation and a Guinness World Record rather than conventional athleticism on a muggy day in central London.
With the Vitality London 10,000 bound to capture the headlines this Spring Bank Holiday Monday (28 May) we take the 10K distance and run with it to see what else is available in the runABC South area this weekend.
Theme chosen; medals revealed; T-shirt designed; entries flying in. The check list is almost complete for another Richmond Runfest on 15-16 September, 2018 and if you want to be part of 'London's most exclusive race weekend' you need to act fast.