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  • Five To Go For Club Challenge

    21 Aug 2015

    There are still five opportunities left for club runners to be in contention for one of the most enticing prizes in the racing circuit

  • Great Club Challenge Gathers Pace

    3 Jul 2015

    One of the most enticing prizes in the racing circuit, the Great Club Challenge, sees clubs across the UK in with a chance of to win a trip to win a trip to Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa,

  • Mann Proves Top Dragon

    1 Jul 2015

    High 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

  • Break The Marathon World Record

    29 Jun 2015

    While most of us can only dream of setting a marathon world record, the opportunity of doing so—as part of a relay team—might not be so far-fetched

  • Two Down For Dragons

    24 Jun 2015

    Tuesday (23 June) heralded the second day of the 2015 edition of the Dragon’s Back Race

  • Dragon Prepares For 2015 Unveiling

    20 Jun 2015

    This Monday sees the commencement of one of the UK's most gruelling endurance events, the Dragon's Back Race

  • Farah Speaks About Salazar Allegations

    15 Jun 2015

    Mo Farah has spoken out about the recent allegations that have surfaced against Alberto Salazar, with news that the head coach of the Nike Oregon Project is under investigation for potential doping charges

  • Join In Launches UK Running Campaign

    1 Jun 2015

    Join In last week launched a new project entitled Run It, a UK wide campaign which aims to increase participation in running and recruit more people to become volunteers in community sport

  • Sichel Still In Pursuit of 165

    26 May 2015

    Orkney-based ultra marathon runner, William Sichel (61) finished the recent World 6 Day Trophy road race in Hungary with a total of 374.71 miles, which gave him 21st place overall and 3rd in his age group

  • Haile's Last Stand

    13 May 2015

    Haile Gebrselassie’s participation at Sunday’s Great Manchester Run will stand as his final competitive outing

  • Sichel Hungary For Success

    5 May 2015

    Orkney-based ultra marathon runner William Sichel has set off for Balatonfured in Western Hungary as he prepares for the World 6 Day Trophy

  • Jeptoo Could Face Extended Ban

    28 Apr 2015

    The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) has continued its more hard line attitude to doping by filing a request for Rita Jeptoo’s ban to be doubled

  • Chase The World With Coulthard

    15 Apr 2015

    A series of high-profile names, including David Coulthard and US off-road truck champion Ricky Johnson have committed to being part of the 35 Catcher Car drives that will chase competitors in the Wings for Life World Run

  • Edwards Edges Towards 600

    29 Mar 2015

    Steve Edwards is set to inscribe his name in the history books by becoming the first person to run 600 sub 3:30 marathons

  • Drug Testing Laws Revised

    21 Mar 2015

    The International Association of Athletics Foundation (IAAF) has reacted to the cases of both Liliya Shobukhova and Rita Jeptoo by implementing out-of-competition testing for performance-enhancing drugs. Such is the IAAF’s determination in revising the

  • Talking Ultras With Marcus Scotney

    19 Mar 2015

    Marcus Scotney, winner of last year’s notorious Montane Spine Challenge Race, will lend some advice on endurance running at a Pop-Up evening at the Ultra Runner Store in Northumberland

  • Jane Tomlinson’s Legacy Soars

    18 Feb 2015

    The family of the late Jane Tomlinson CBE have announced that the charity that was set up to sustain her fundraising legacy has reached an incredible £7.6 million

  • Finn Unveils The Way Of The Runner

    15 Feb 2015

    After the success of the award-winning Running with the Kenyans, author Adharanand Finn has made his next venture into the literary world

  • Intrepid Duo Complete African Adventure

    13 Feb 2015

    Ultrarunners Dr Andrew Murray and Donnie Campbell have successfully completed their African adventure - running across the Namib Desert from Luderitz to Walvis Bay, Namibia.

  • Sichel Seeks New High

    11 Feb 2015

    Orkney-based ultra marathon runner, William Sichel has announced an exciting race programme for 2015 as he pursues his objective or setting 165 records before he reaches 65