18 May

The race is on...?

Beverley Brook, Wimbledon Common

“The race is on”, is not a phrase we have heard for quite a while around the draughty corridors at runABC South but perhaps the wind of change is finally on its way. The latest statement from England Athletics after the Government's partial relaxation of the lockdown in England on 10 May gives Wednesday, 1 July as the earliest possible date for any resumption of competition.

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15 May

You just can't lockdown enthusiasm

Tonbrideg AC home track

Runners, race organisers and governing bodies are all finding ways of coping with coronavirus restrictions, while trying to maintain health, fitness and perspective at this challenging time. We drop in on one of the nation's top endurance clubs, Tonbridge AC, as coaches and athletes try to keep their enthusiasm high in the absence of any 'real' competition.

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14 May

Change is in the air at Richmond

AIR:RUN Virtual Challenge promo

AIR:RUN was due to bring a brand new concept in 'audio running' to the beautiful 2,500 acres of Richmond Park on Sunday, 31 May but the microscopic and invisible enemy of Coronavirus put paid to that – at least until the postponed date of Sunday, 25 October. However, the team that are also responsible for Richmond RUNFEST in September didn't want anyone to miss out on some self-isolating fun...

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