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eNews 9 November 2016

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News - Big Hair And Leg Warmers Required At Exeter

Exeter 10K

Age UK is diving into the neon-hued fashions and big hair of the 1980s to mark 30 years of delivering life changing services to older people in Exeter. As part of their pearl anniversary celebrations they’ve decided to turn the clock back for their Age UK Exeter 10K – the 2017 event will be an ‘80s Retro Run’!

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News - parkrun Unites To Run Down Dementia

Running Down Dementia team A fundraising campaign between parkrun and Alzheimer’s Research UK has brought about a remarkable response with more than £215,000 raised for the charity.

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News - NYPB Ghebreslassie Shows 20's Plenty

Ghebreslassie20-year-old Ghirmay Ghebreslassie became the youngest ever winner of New York City Marathon on Sunday (6 November).

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Runtalk - Book Review: The Man Inside The Machine

Steve EdwardsJane Holt reviews The Man Inside The Machine by Helen Summer – the approved biography of Steve Edwards, one of the world’s most successful multi-marathoners. Steve has completed 700 marathons with an average finishing time of 3 hours 16 mins.

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Competition - Zoot Trainers Up For Grabs

Zoot TrainersIf it’s fancy footwear you are after, then enter this month’s competition and you could win a pair of Zoot’s colourful Ali’i shoes (SRP £130). This lightweight neutral running shoe is perfect for racing and just right for tempo runs and track workouts. Enter here for a chance to win...

Race Listing

RunnersLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the South of England and beyond. From fun runs to ultras, we've got them all. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget you can register as an organiser here and add your race's details to our event listings.

Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

October-December Edition Out Now

Front coverThe October-December edition of runABC South is now available from all our usual outlets!

Comedian Rob Deering tells us about why he likes running strange distances. We talk to Olympian Eilish McColgan to find out how she reached the top of her game. Columnist Christine Appel looks at the UK’s weirdest races. Plus we have race specials on Brighton Marathon, Bath Half, London Winter Run, Southampton Half and Richmond Half.


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