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eNews 02 September 2015

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New Pearl Izumi Competition!

Pearl Izumi

We are offering one lucky male and one lucky female the chance to win a pair of N3 trainers (RRP £94.99) from the Project E:Motion line of road running footwear. To be in with a chance of winning, enter here

Runtalk - Running The World 

Running travelsI'm adding a new country to my running roster this week, writes Chris Broabdent. I'm in Canada and enjoying city centre runs through the skyscrapers of Toronto and dodging the roller bladers on the lakeside.

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News - Brighton Half Filling Fast 

Brighton HalfOver 8000 places have already been snapped up for next year's Vitality Brighton Half Marathon 2016. With six months to race day, take-up has been healthy for the 26th edition of the event on Sunday 28 February. 

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News - Drama In The Himalayas For Sichel

William SichelWilliam Sichel experienced an unexpectedly dramatic end to his attempt at scaling the world's highest ultra marathon - ‘The High’ - held in Ladakh, Kashmir. Despite completing 172 miles of the race, William was strongly advised by medics to stop.

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New Poll - What's Your Favourite Post Run Treat?

  Women Run Strong

You have done the hard work, now is the time to indulge. This month we'd like to know what your favourite post-run treat is. Do you prefer a refereshing drink or is a sweet treat more your thing?

Have your say on our polls page

Video of the Week - Winter Run Series

Winter Run Series
Summer may barely be over but we're already looking ahead to winter with our video of the week. Cancer Research UK Winter Run Series – the world's first winter themed 10k running series – takes place this year, with events in Liverpool, London, and Manchester. Check out the video to whet your appetite.

Race Listing

Folkestone 10k

It’s a battle-themed race calendar this weekend. Runners will be doing battle at several events, commemorating a famous battle at one, and running in the town of Battle at another. BBB10K sees close to 400 people descend on the historic town of Battle, East Sussex. The challenging but fun course is ideal for beginners and veterans alike. The Spitfire 10K marks the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, taking place in the magnificent surroundings of the RAF Museum in Hendon. On a coastal note, the Kent Coastal Marathon and Half Marathon returns with an undulating course taking in Margate, Ramsgate and Broadstairs. 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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