Charlie Rendle (267), Lewis Weaver (281) and Dave Lewis (258) look pretty pleased with their outfits and the conditions at the 16th Box Hill Trionium Knacker Cracker 10K on New Year's Day! The three mates from 'Hawaii' had good reason as the mild weather and firm ground yielded two new course records.
The Wave Horizon 2 is Mizuno’s offering to that very demanding group of runners who want it all: moderate to severe overpronators who need lots of stability, but who also crave maximum cushioning in a high-mileage, everyday road shoe. I’m one of them. And being in need of new trainers to start me off on the long road to Boston Marathon in the spring, I decided to try them out.
As bib number 2019 becomes the new must have for runners, we take a look back at some of the stories that made the news in runABC South in 2018, a sporting year dominated by the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang and the FIFA World Cup in Russia, with the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in April being the athletics highlight.
Tomorrow sees a bright, shiny New Year! Wipe the slate, start afresh and lets kick on in 2019. We take a look ahead at events in the South of England, where runners might be taking their first steps in competition to get an early result on the board.
It may have been the final weekend before Christmas but almost 200 enthusiastic runners plus support crew, race promoters and officials, managed to escape the shopping frenzy long enough to participate in and organise the Saxons, Vikings and Normans Marathons and Challenges on the Kent coast.
Age UK Exeter has announced that the opportunity, to dress up as your favourite superhero to help support over 5,000 older people and their families, has finally arrived. The date set for the 2019 Age UK Exeter Superhero 10K is Sunday, 16 June and until midnight on 1 January 2019 you can enter for less than £20!
The small but beautifully formed Chew Valley 10K is back for its seventh running on 9 June 2019 and is open for entries. Debbie Fortune Estate Agents return as race sponsors and the limit has been raised to 1,000 to accommodate the enthusiastic field that grows every year.
London Winter Run on 3 February 2019 is the latest major event to embrace virtual running as part of their race offer. Anyone unable to gain entry to the main event can still secure one of the coolest medals around by taking part in the Cancer Research UK Virtual Winter Run.
Many competitors declared the RunThrough Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) Christmas medal (pictured above) the best yet and a worthy bauble to add to the Christmas tree! In contrast to last year's snow and ice blighted event, the sun shone and late season personal bests were achieved on the flat, fast and inspirational course through London 2012 venues.