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5 Feb

Intersport and parkrun Team Up To Bring Sport To The People

action from Wimbledon parkrun

The new Intersport/parkrun partnership is up and running after the opening of the Intersport store in Wimbledon was celebrated by runners at Wimbledon parkrun. parkrun founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt welcomed a team from the new Wimbledon store who took part in the 23 January event before returning to base at 28 The Broadway. A large contingent of that day's parkrunners also headed to new Intersports premises to check out what was on offer in store.

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4 Feb

Forfar Not For Novices

Forfar Multi Terrain‘Novices need not apply’ is the message organisers are putting out for Saturday’s (7 February) Forfar Multi Terrain Half Marathon. Over 200 runners will tackle the challenging race, which contains a mixture of surfaces including country park paths, tarmac, pavement, farm tracks, fields and bogs, and a water section which can often be knee deep (and ice cold).

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2 Feb

Big Fun Runs Return

Big Fun RunFollowing its success last year, the Big Fun Run Series returns in 2016 with events in some of the most scenic parks in the UK. The 5k events will be held from July to October and are aimed at all members of the family with free entry for children under five.

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1 Feb

Compressport Partners Geneva Marathon

Geneva startCompression specialists Compressport will be the official clothing partner for the Harmony Geneva Marathon for the next three years. The race, billed as ‘the most picturesque marathon in Europe’, will return to the Swiss city on 8 May this year. Compressport has created a microfibre T-shirt for the event, which is extremely light with exceptional thermo-regulation properties.

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28 Jan

Not Such A Mini Feat

Ross EdgleyEmbarking upon any marathon is testing enough for most of us, yet Ross Edgley took this to a whole different level by completing 26.2 miles with a 1,400kg Mini Countryman strapped to his back. The Cheshire-based runner achieved the remarkable feat, fittingly, at Silverstone’s racing circuit, and managed to do so in just under 20 hours.

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