15 Feb

Will Vitality Big Half live up to its name?

Haneta Rondonuwu finishing Vitality Big Half 2018

Haneta Rondonuwu (pictured above) thinks so! The Vitality Big Half is the grand title of London's community half marathon starting at 9am on Sunday 10 March on Tower Bridge but will the race live up to the promise of its title? runABC South takes a look at the event as it enters a second year with a potential 15,000 starters – now that really is big!

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14 Feb

Right royal burn up expected at Hampton Court Half Marathon

Hampton Court Half Marathon start 2018

The sixth Quicksilver Hampton Court Half Marathon returns with a royal fanfare on Sunday (17 February). Last year more than 4,000 runners spent up to three hours admiring the fabulous views, while there was a royal burn up at the front as Peter Hawkings (Highgate Harriers) and Bethany Scott (London Heathside) were crowned as champions.

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13 Feb

Who will be crowned England Athletics Champions of the Road 2019?

Chris Thompson wins Great South Run 2018

England Athletics has announced their inaugural Champions of the Road Series 2019. This eminently sensible plan to discover and reward the outright England Athletics Champions of the Road is long overdue. After all, England Athletics can trace its lineage indirectly to April 1880 when the Amateur Athletics Association was formed – the oldest athletics national governing body in the world!

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11 Feb

Susannah Gill smashes record for World Marathon 777 challenge

World Marathon Challenge winners 2019

“I have had so many messages on social media, my phone can’t really keep up, it has been so amazing”. That was Susannah Gill's response to all the reaction received after she had literally conquered the world by running seven marathons on seven continents in seven days – in the fastest ever women's time.

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8 Feb

Chequered flag ready for second Running Festival at Goodwood

The Running Festival at Goodwood start 2018

All the early bird entries have been snapped up for the return of the Running Festival at Goodwood, despite there being five months to race day on Sunday, 14 July 2019. UK Run Events promise a bigger and even better event than the highly successful inaugural festival at Goodwood in October 2018, when 800 runners competed in the adult races.

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7 Feb

Ultimate Luxury

Mizuno Wave Ultima 11

If you’ve ever wished you could run a 10K in your slippers then you are not alone… There are plenty of runners that would sacrifice performance for comfort. But with Mizuno’s Wave Ultima 11 you don’t need to. One of the most cushioned neutral running shoes around, it is designed for runners seeking maximum comfort on medium and long distance runs.

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5 Feb

Records smashed at glorious Goodwood in Chichester Priory 10K

Chichester Priory 10K finish 2019

The Chichester Priory 10K at Goodwood motor racing circuit on Sunday (3 February) was a high octane affair as seven men broke 30 minutes in a photo finish in pit lane. With Steph Twell joining men's winner William Mycroft in setting 2019's third best UK time, Chichester Priory 10K made an early bid to be the fastest race in Britain with two new course records.

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