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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24 Jul

Course Upgrade At Elmbridge 10K

eLMBRIDGE 10K NEW COURSE

The 2018 Elmbridge 10K on Sunday (22 July) used a modified course that started and finished on the new athletics track at the Xcel Leisure Centre in Walton-on-Thames. Race winners Scott Overall and Eleanor Harrison were among the 589 finishers who enjoyed the impressive new venue and attractive route on the River Thames path.

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23 Jul

Still Motoring Well In Caterham

Caterham Rotary Half Marathon start 2018

The Rotary Club of Caterham must have mobilised most of its 53 members to prepare and deliver the annual Caterham Rotary Half Marathon and 10K from Redhill Aerodrome yesterday (Sunday 22 July). With efficient race management by Sussex-based Nice Work and lead sponsorship from local independent North Downs Hospital it was a record breaking morning in the Surrey countryside.

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