21 Oct

McColgan is a record breaker at Great South Run

Eilish McColgan Scottish 10-mile record in Great South Run

Eilish McColgan broke her mum's Scottish 10-mile record to win her second successive Great South Run title in Portsmouth yesterday (20 October) in the 30th celebration of this autumn classic on the Hampshire coast. However, there was to be no historic fourth men's race victory for defending champion Chris Thompson, as Marc Scott led the capacity 20,000 field home.

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10 Oct

Tonbridge Half Marathon – view from a volunteer

Helen Gaunt winning Tonbridge Half 2019

It was tipping it down as your runABC South reporter Alan Newman woke on Sunday (6 October). Volunteering to marshal the local half marathon suddenly seemed a less appetising prospect. Still, without volunteers none of us can race, so it was off to Judd School, Tonbridge at 8:00am with partner Sue James, waterproofs, several layers and plenty of trepidation.

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