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  • Run Forever To Premiere At Kendal

    26 Oct 2016

    The story of Nicky Spinks, who, at the age of 49, made fell running history by becoming the fastest person to run a Double Bob Graham Round, will hit the big screen at next month’s Kendal Mountain Festival

  • Zátopek’s Extraordinary Tale Shortlisted

    24 Oct 2016

    Rick Broadbent’s account of the remarkable feats of Czechoslovak long-distance runner Emil Zátopek has been shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award

  • Shortlist Announced For jogscotland Awards

    5 Oct 2016

    The nominations have been cast and jogscotland has announced the names of those who are in contention of scooping a prestigious prize at their annual awards dinner

  • Ron Returns To Athens

    1 Oct 2016

    Dr. Ron Hill will make a fitting return to the iconic sporting location of Athens

  • parkrun Goes Back To Uni To Improve Nation's Health

    21 Sep 2016

    parkrun has announced a new partnership with Sheffield Hallam University's Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC).

  • Testing Times At Snowdonia

    21 Jul 2016

    Wet conditions at Elim Peugeot International Snowdon Race ensured the 600 plus strong field were in line for an even more challenging ten miles of mountain running on Sunday (16 July

  • Less Than 30 To Go To Run The World

    8 Jul 2016

    The Great North Run’s pursuit of having each of the 193 UN member states represented at this year’s event is on track

  • Joss Marks 80th Birthday With 30 Mile Run

    24 Jun 2016

    Legendary fell runner Joss Naylor will mark his 80th year with a 30 mile run through the Lake District tomorrow (Saturday 25 June)

  • Now Hear This…

    6 May 2016

    UK Athletics Competition Rules - Headphones

  • Sichel 2016 Plan Includes Comrades

    22 Feb 2016

    Orkney based ultra runner William Sichel has released details of his race programme for the year ahead

  • Mo Seeks Diamond Before Gold

    15 Feb 2016

    Mo Farah has confirmed he will compete at the Birmingham Diamond League on Sunday 5 June

  • Great Club Challenge Returns For 2016

    25 Jan 2016

    It stands, arguably, as the most attractive club prize on the circuit and sees the UK’s top recreational runners vying for the opportunity of taking part in the race of a life time

  • Sichel Completes Ultra Project

    26 Dec 2015

    Orkney-based ultra marathon runner William Sichel has successfully completed his pursuit of completing 165 ultra running records

  • Chamonix Challenge Airs On Channel 4

    28 Nov 2015

    Channel 4 will air highlights of ASICS’ unique ‘Beat the Sun’ challenge on Sunday 13 December

  • Ethiopia Time On The Tyne

    31 Oct 2015

    Tyne Bridge Harriers have won the one of the most enticing competitions on the racing calendar, the Great Club Challenge

  • Donate Your Time With parkrun

    16 Oct 2015

    Until the end of October, the parkrun community is inviting each of its members to support Alzheimer’s Research UK through their Donate Your Time initiative.

  • 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