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3 Jul

Great Club Challenge Gathers Pace

Great Club ChallengeOne of the most enticing prizes on the event calendar, the Great Club Challenge, gives clubs from across the UK the chance to win a trip to Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa, to compete alongside 40,000 others at the 2015 Great Ethiopian Run.  Last year, almost 5000 runners from 125 clubs took part in the challenge, and with five more events available on the Great Run calendar, qualifying clubs can still apply. 

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1 Jul

Mann Proves Top Dragon

Jim MannHigh mileage, brutal climbs, navigational challenges and changeable weather meant the 2015 edition of the Dragon’s Back Race lived up to its reputation as one of the toughest events in the UK. Of the  original 140 competitors who began the challenge, just 64 managed to complete the five day, 300km race that took in 16,000m of ascent across the mountainous spine of Wales. 

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30 Jun

New Running And Cycling Show Set For Glasgow

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Runners, cyclists and outdoor pursuits enthusiasts in Scotland can look forward to a new show which will launch in 2016.  PSP Media, the team behind the Scottish Golf Show and Girls’ Day Out shows, will be staging the Scottish Cycling, Running & Outdoor Pursuits Show (SCROPS) at the SECC Glasgow from Friday 11 March to Sunday 13 March.

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26 Jun

Dragons Slain On Third Day

Jasmin ParisThe third day of the Dragon’s Back Race proved to be the most gruelling yet with only half of the competitors remaining at the end of the day. Wednesday’s stage saw the field faced with the task of covering 68km - the farthest to date - across six substantial peaks and stretches of difficult terrain.

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