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  • 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

  • New Addition To Kielder Weekend

    5 Feb 2015

    Race director Steve Cram has unveiled plans for an exciting new event to the Kielder Marathon weekend of 3-4 October

  • Hollywood Star Born To Run

    3 Feb 2015

    Matthew McConaughey has agreed to star in the adaptation of Christopher McDougall’s iconic text, Born to Run.

  • Scale The Heights

    13 Jan 2015

    The New Year brings with it the opportunity to embark on something unique and enterprising

  • Jeptoo Facing Ban

    26 Dec 2014

    Rita Jeptoo is facing a lengthy ban from competitive racing after her ‘B’ sample tested positive for EPO

  • 50 Years And Counting

    23 Dec 2014

    Ron Hill crowned an incredible half century feat by taking part at Heaton Park parkrun on Saturday morning

  • New Record For Steve Edwards

    21 Dec 2014

    Steve Edwards rounded off what has been a highly successful year of running by finishing as the overall winner at last weekend’s Enigma Christmas Double marathon event

  • Follow The (Female) Pacer

    13 Dec 2014

    It seems that if you are planning to set a PB at your next marathon, you will be better off sticking with a female, rather than male, pacer

  • Sichel Looks Forward

    12 Dec 2014

    After recovering from last summer’s 3100 mile race in New York – the World’s Longest Certified Footrace—William Sichel, 61, said he has no plans to retire and is preparing for his next challenge

  • Money Chasers

    11 Dec 2014

    For many, this might just be the perfect job: getting paid for going on a run