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eNews 8 May 2015

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News - Salomon Offering CityTrail Runs

Salomon trail runsSalomon is organising a series of free post-work 5K runs with the opportunity to test out their key city trail shoes. The runs will take place at 6pm at various locations.

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News - Ultimate Success For British Forrest Gump

Sean ConwayExtreme endurance adventurer Sean Conway has completed the Ultimate British Triathlon, running the entire length of Great Britain. Sean set off from John O’Groats and finished at Land’s End.

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Runtalk - A Toast To Portugal

Duoro ValleyWith stunning scenery and a temperate climate, Rachael Woolston finds out Portugal has much to offer runners not least it’s stunning food and wine ...

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Competition - Win A Mini-Break To Copenhagen

Enter our fantastic new online competition for your chance to win a mini-break to Copenhagen with Sports Tours International where you and a friend will take part in the city’s half marathon! To be in with a chance of winning, enter here.

Poll - Timing Runs

Garmin cropThis month we're asking how you time your runs. So far, 61% of you say you use a GPS system, 18% a smartphone, 11% a stopwatch, 5% don't use a device, and 3% use a fitness band. Let us know your method!

Have your say on our polls page


Race Listing

SpitfireThe 'sold out' signs are up for Ealing Eagles 10K this weekend. A bumper crowd will take part in the race on a mixture of grass, trails and concrete footpaths. Voted the third best marathon in the UK last year, the Halstead and Essex Marathon returns for its 21st year on Sunday. Also on Sunday, the Starfish Marathon and Races takes place - featuring marathon and half marathon options over a looped course along the Victorian seafront promenade. 

Check out race results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings
by signing up as a race organiser.

Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

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