The popular and successful Weybridge 10K – launched in 2017 by Matt Trevett – is now owned and managed by multi-award winning organisers aat-events. The third iteration of this event, which attracted more than 1,000 competitors earlier this year, will take place in the historic riverside town on Sunday 23 June 2019.
Britain's wildest running adventure took place entirely within the famous Chessington World of Adventures on Saturday (3 November). Chessington Running Wild added 685 runners and many more supporters to the annual 1.5 million visitors at one of UK's favourite theme parks.
Halloween and Bonfire Night certainly help to brighten the darkness of late autumn thanks to glowing pumpkins and lanterns lining suburban streets and the bang, pop, whizz of the colourful firework displays that abound in November.
It was 'Groundhog Day' at the Billericay Striders' 10K as the event was once again blessed with autumn sunshine and Road Runners Club member Paul Whittaker claimed his fourth victory on Sunday morning (4 November).
It was a return to the normal script at the 2019 New York City Marathon as Mary Keitany secured a fourth win in five years in the women's race. Keitany's winning time of 2:22:48 was the second fastest in NYC Marathon history.
We thought we would point you in the direction of some fun events to brighten up the start of the penultimate month of the year. Having survived the horrors of Halloween, we now have Guy Fawkes Night to come and Christmas is less than two months away, so here are some running distractions from all the winter preparations.
Martin Burke of prolific Sussex-based race promoters Nice Work has alerted us to the rapidly filling Lamberhurst New Year's Day 10K and 5K, the perfect opportunity to be one of the first race finishers of 2019.
RunUK combined everyone's favourite race distances to promote the Wimbledon Half Marathon and 10K, with almost 600 runners converging on Wimbledon Common to battle wind, rain and each other on a squally Sunday morning (28 October).
The long days of summer may be behind us, but autumn can still deliver for runners. In fact, some may argue that nothing beats the feeling of taking to the trails on a crisp and sunny autumn day. Conditions can change though and it is wise to be prepared.
Cross country running has to be the purest expression of our wonderful sport. runABC South reporter Alan Newman is a Tonbridge AC coach and went behind the scenes at his own club's promotion of the second race in the Kent Cross Country League on Saturday (27 October) and brings us his personal report while icing some sore calf muscles!