13 Aug

Victoria Park Harrier Josselin Polini Takes Pride In Local Victory


The runABC South weekend preview predicted that Pride Run 10K in Victoria Park, London on Saturday (11 August) would be 'the biggest and most colourful event' and the 15th edition did not disappoint. Perfect conditions helped 851 runners to complete the three-lap course in good times and to claim the brightest bling on offer (see photo).

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10 Aug

Stress-Free Running

Mizuno Wave Ultima 10 runner shot

Running puts our bodies under pressure, the constant pounding and relentless repetitive motions can sometimes lead to joint niggles and muscle moans (we’ve all been there!). Your choice of footwear is an important ally in the fight against pain and discomfort - making the right choice means training and racing can be as stress-free as possible (on your body anyway!). And that’s exactly what Mizuno’s Wave Ultima 10 promises to do

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9 Aug

Baker smashes own record to clinch Totnes 10K title

Totnes 10k Fun Run 2018

The 19th Totnes 10K on Sunday (5 August) attracted a capacity 600 entry and featured an M40 age-group record by race winner James Baker (Chichester Runners) and 164 young runners in the mile Fun Run. Race director Roger Easterbrook signalled the start of the Fun Run and a mere 5:16 later, Thomas Stoppard (Newton Abbot) was the first to experience the thrill of passing under the finish gantry in Borough Park.

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8 Aug

Records fall at North Downs Way 100 Miler

North Downs Way 100 finisher David Harvey

There were records broken before the starter's klaxon was even sounded in the eighth North Downs Way 100 on Saturday (4 August). The highest ever temperatures were noted but that did not deter the largest starting field of 238 runners – including a best women's entry of 42 – from tackling the 103 miles from Farnham, Surrey to the Julie Rose Stadium at Ashford, Kent.

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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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