6 Aug

Record numbers expected for Cheltenham Half Marathon

Cheltenham Half Marathon

A record number of runners are expected to take part in the sixth Cheltenham Half Marathon next month. With a brand new title sponsor, Still Moving Media, plus impressive race village facilities at Cheltenham Racecourse, the event on Sunday 30 September is set to attract 5,000 runners to the popular Regency spa resort town at the western gateway to the Cotswolds.

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2 Aug

Twilight Ultra competitors narrowly avoid thunderstorm

Twilight Ultra winner Mark Prigg

Prolific running event organisers Nice Work demonstrated remarkable prescience when they promoted the Twilight Ultra, Marathon and Half Marathon at Redbridge Cycle Centre, Ilford on Saturday (28 July). Happy ultra-marathon winner, Mark Prigg (pictured), was among 100 runners who were pleased to complete their chosen distance before the heavens opened.

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1 Aug

Sixty-year-old completes every marathon major - and each one is sub-three!

Virgin Money London Marathon

A 60-year-old member of Hart Road Runners in Hampshire has become one of the latest winners of a coveted Abbott World Marathon Majors (AWMM) Six Star Finisher medal. Jon Cross has completed his quest to run all six of the world's greatest marathons and he says the huge medal has pride of place in his downstairs loo!

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30 Jul

Be Inspired

Mizuno Wave Inspore 14 beauty shot

Support. It's something we all need from time to time. Runners especially look to training partners and cheering crowds to push them to success in the final mile (and the first). If you also require support in your trainers (and some 70% of the running population do) then Mizuno's Wave Inspire will be a familiar name. Now in its 14th incarnation, it has been a perennial favourite with over pronators for years. And for good reason.

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