Running in the family footsteps – to King Tut

Ultra runner’s amazing quest comes full circle. Many runners feel a particular connection to a particular race – a blind runner recently married her guide after the pair bonded at Southport’s Hesketh Park Parkrun (congratulations, Kelly and Mike!) while Radio Two’s Vernon Kay is currently ultra-running through the rain to his beloved Bolton Wanderers – Read more about Running in the family footsteps – to King Tut[…]

Sands of (personal best) Time

News of our blog has spread far and wide! A mere 32 days after our first post we’ve been approached by a Paris PR agency to plug their illustrious clients, and we’re delighted to help, naturellement. Possibly the world’s most difficult half-marathons, 2017 saw the first Half Marathon des Sables, (HMDS) (Marathon of the Sands) Read more about Sands of (personal best) Time[…]

‘Ears’ to a unique race!

This one-off running event dangles a very tempting carrot for all participants. The Market Harborough Run Rabbit Trail Festival offers three separate challenges, which can be taken alone or combined to create The Quest for the Golden Carrot! Staged in the attractive grounds of Marston Lodge, this festival is a very distinct mix of running, Read more about ‘Ears’ to a unique race![…]

Runners ‘Bitton’ by the 5k Bug For the 3rd Time!

Wednesday July 5 sees the third instalment in Bitton Road Runners’ ever-popular 5k series, offering a fast and flat course starting from Bitton Railway Station at 7.30pm (registration on the night from 6.45pm.)Held monthly through the summer, May’s race was won in 16.02 by BRR member Robert Farley, with Warren Sweet of BWAC triumphing in Read more about Runners ‘Bitton’ by the 5k Bug For the 3rd Time![…]

Smells Like ‘Team Spirit’! Jolien Overcomes The Hurdles!

This is wonderful! Belgium’s Jolien Boumkwo, a shot putter, runs the 100m hurdles for Belgium following teammate Anne Zagre’s injury. She gets a season’s best time, too! Jolien ran hurdles as a younger athlete and her technique is still there. We sometimes get customers say to us, “I’m not a runner” – this proves runners Read more about Smells Like ‘Team Spirit’! Jolien Overcomes The Hurdles![…]

Bradley ‘Stoked’ With 10k Win!

Bradley Stoke’s ever-popular 10k race saw 491 finishers (from a field of 498) on Sunday June 11, with the appropriately-named Bradley Cox bringing the field home in 35.49.0.Local running clubs were well represented in the top ten positions, with Westbury Harriers’ Alex Hamblin second in 35.52.5 ahead of Warren Sweet of BWAC in 37.04.4 and Read more about Bradley ‘Stoked’ With 10k Win![…]

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