With just under 300 days to the firing of the starter's gun, the 37th Windsor Half Marathon on Sunday, September 29, 2019 is now open for early bird entries. This year's race sold out and there were 4,325 finishers in 4:31:32 as winning times of 1:07:53 and 1:17:10 were recorded.
Race organisers Goldline Events have alerted runABC South to the countdown to 100 days to go before the 2019 Sage Reading Half Marathon unleashes 15,000 runners in the Berkshire riverside town for the 36th edition of one of Britain's biggest and fastest 13.1 mile races.
Mike Sharpe is a man on a mission to lift the lid on a taboo subject. The Southampton runner and colitis sufferer has pledged to run ABP Southampton Half Marathon dressed as a man sat on the loo, to raise funds and break the stigma associated with inflammatory bowel diseases.
Astonishing images have emerged of people blatantly cheating in the Shenzhen Half Marathon in China on Thursday (29 November), which prompted runABC news writer Alan Newman to recall an article he wrote in April last year after Chinese Athletic Association (CAA) officials vowed to crack down on this sort of unscrupulous behaviour.
The sold out Hogs Back Road Race, organised by multi-award winning organisers aat-events on behalf of Guildford and Godalming AC (GGAC), returned to the superb setting of Loseley Park Estate near Guildford for the 58th edition of this historic race on Sunday (2 December).
The mayhem and mirth at the Box Hill Knacker Cracker and Knicker Knacker expected on New Year's Day was cranked up a few more notches last week when organisers announced that the winners of both 1 January events would gain automatic entry into the UK Wife Carrying Race, scheduled for 3 March 2019 in Dorking.
A modern version of an absolute classic takes place on Sunday (2 December) when the Hogs Back race returns for the 58th year. This historic event is now based at the beautiful Loseley Park Estate near Guildford and is promoted by Guildford and Godalming AC and aat-events, with 1,000 runners expected to compete.
There are just 100 days to go to the 2019 Mercer Surrey Half Marathon. Race HQ is the excellent Woking Leisure Centre and 4,000 runners are expected to line up for the sixth edition of this popular race on Sunday, 10 March.
Team Triple A, the Rat Race enthusiasts, who we featured in runABC magazine in 2017 have a full calendar of racing arranged for 2019. The Kent duo of Aaron Rout and Alex Simpson will once again dip into the Rat Race programme but will augment with other events including London and Chicago (hopefully) marathons.