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13 June 2018

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News - All Pain, No Gain For Alan At NHS70

Two ladies in scrubs at NHS70 Maidstone parkrun

Oh, the irony! As I struggled to walk with a swollen foot, sporting an ankle support, I felt like part of the furniture at Maidstone parkrun where I was volunteer timekeeper on Saturday morning (9 June) for the special #NHS70 run, writes Alan Newman.


Event Of The Week - Mencap Run Greenwich Park

runners at the Mencap Run Greenwich eventOn 14 July you are invited to join #TeamMencap in Greenwich Park to take on a 5k or 10k run with panoramic views across London. Entry is just £10!


News - Is 10,000m The New 10K?

action from Ladywell 10000 2017Barely has the smoke cleared from the fireworks after last month's brilliant Night of the 10,000m PBs before we have the announcement of another festival of 25-lap running, this time at Ladywell Arena in South London. So is 10,000m on the track the new 10K...?



News - Dickens And Bailey Ace Southend Half

Southend Half start 2018More than 2,000 runners contested the Havens Hospice Southend Half Marathon on Sunday (10 June) with victories in the main event going to Phil Dickens (Cambridge Harriers) and Lithuanian athlete Ginte Bailey (Havering AC).


runTalk - Swimming Like A Runner

Man swimming in the poolI have taken a temporary respite from running and have dipped my toes - and the rest of my body for that matter - into the pool to prepare for an open water distance swimming event I have entered in July. Less a fish out of water and more a cat in the sea.


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