The mayhem and mirth at the Box Hill Knacker Cracker and Knicker Knacker expected on New Year's Day was cranked up a few more notches last week when organisers announced that the winners of both 1 January events would gain automatic entry into the UK Wife Carrying Race, scheduled for 3 March 2019 in Dorking.
A modern version of an absolute classic takes place on Sunday (2 December) when the Hogs Back race returns for the 58th year. This historic event is now based at the beautiful Loseley Park Estate near Guildford and is promoted by Guildford and Godalming AC and aat-events, with 1,000 runners expected to compete.
There are just 100 days to go to the 2019 Mercer Surrey Half Marathon. Race HQ is the excellent Woking Leisure Centre and 4,000 runners are expected to line up for the sixth edition of this popular race on Sunday, 10 March.
Team Triple A, the Rat Race enthusiasts, who we featured in runABC magazine in 2017 have a full calendar of racing arranged for 2019. The Kent duo of Aaron Rout and Alex Simpson will once again dip into the Rat Race programme but will augment with other events including London and Chicago (hopefully) marathons.
Organisers of the 38th ASICS Fleet 'Pre-London' Half Marathon on Sunday 17 March 2019 will be hoping for better luck with the weather than earlier this year, when heavy snow forced the postponement of the race for six weeks.
The Broadgate Tower Run Up took place on Saturday (24 November 2018) and proved to be an incredible day of stair climbing for over 300 runners of all ages and abilities. The London run was the semi-final of the prestigious Vertical World Circuit (VWC), a nine-race calendar of premier skyscraper races.
Excitement is mounting ahead of the start of Marcothon 2018 on Saturday (1 December). This annual winter challenge is to complete a minimum of 3 miles or 25 minutes running on each of the 31 days in December.
In a world where looks are everything and with the trend for athleisurewear showing no signs of abating – a pair of knitted upper trainers are guaranteed to draw admiring glances from runners and fashionistas alike! And now Mizuno has joined the knitting party with the Waveknit R2.
Entries are literally flying in for the 36th Hendy Tunbridge Wells Half Marathon on Sunday 17 February 2019. There may be an increased entry limit of 2,500 to cope with demand but race organisers Tunbridge Wells Harriers are advising runners to sign up early to avoid disappointment.