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18 April 2018

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News - Lightning Strikes Twice At Brighton Marathon

Brighton Marathon winners 2018

The UK's second largest marathon drew 18,000 runners to the Sussex coast for the ninth Brighton Marathon on Sunday (15 April). Despite the late arrival of mild spring weather, lightning struck twice in the main event as both defending champions - Helen Davies and Stuart Hawkes retained their titles.


Event Of The Week - Frome Half Marathon, 10K & 5K

A happy runner at Frome Half MarathonFrome Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 1K Family Fun Run return for the sixth year on Sunday 15 July and promise to be more exciting than ever!


News - Heartbreak For Hawkins At Gold Coast Marathon

Callum Hawkins in race actionThere was heartbreak and distress at Sunday's 2018 Commonwealth Games Marathon when Callum Hawkins broke down with just 2k of the race still to run.


News - Drama At Boston Marathon

Desiree Linden USABoston Marathon started in 1897 with 15 runners. The 122nd edition on Patriot's Day (Monday, 16 April) was pure street theatre on a 26.2 mile stage in appalling weather conditions. runABC reporter Alan Newman was enthralled.



runTalk - Switzer To Start Women's Elite Race At London

Kathrine SwitzerAs the news breaks that Kathrine Switzer will start the elite women's race at London Marathon 2018 ahead of running in the event, runABC looks at the development of women's running since the infamous Boston Marathon of 1967.



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Race Listing

Happy runnerLooking 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!


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