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eNews 22 March 2017

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News - A Time And A Pace

Marathon Pace

One of the many issues faced by marathon runners is to find the motivation and discipline to complete that all important final long run at marathon race pace as a rehearsal for the main event. Step forward 'The Race Organiser', with spring marathon preparation races for all.


Charity Of The Week - British Heart Foundation

Tower of LondonThe British Heart Foundation’s Tower of London Run is returning on 17 May for the 39th time. Join over 2,000 runners and help fund lifesaving research.


News - Reading Raises The Half Marathon Standard

Andy VernonVitality Reading Half Marathon on Sunday was the highest standard road race in Britain thus far in 2017 as almost 10,000 finished in magnificent Madejski Stadium, home of Reading FC.


Runtalk - Why Breaking2 Feels Like Marathon 2.0

Breaking2While Breaking2 should be applauded for providing the opportunity to allow Eliud Kipchoge, Lelisa Desisa and Zersenay Tadese the possibility of running a sub-2 marathon, there is a feeling that the attempt means losing out on unpredictability.


Special Offers

Special offers
runABC is offering lots of great discounts on races, apparel and more. Check out our special offers page for discounts on Spartan Race, Up & Running, profeet, Club La Santa, and more…

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!

Apr-May Edition Out Now!

South coverThe April-May edition of runABC South is now available from all our usual outlets!

We check out what the world of running was like in the 1980s. Football Focus’s Rachel Stringer tells us why, away from the pitches, she likes to pound the pavements. We look at Kyle Keiderling’s book Olympic Collision ahead of Zola Budd’s Scottish Stirling Marathon appearance. We report from Europe’s top sporting resort, Club La Santa. Plus there’s race specials on Great Bristol 10K, Great Newham Run, Great South Run, Dog Jog, Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon and the Rat Race series.


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