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Ten of the best UK Marathons outside of London

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Ten of the best UK Marathons outside of London

Every year tens of thousands of runners apply to London Marathon. And every year most of them are rejected, many being rejected for the umteenth time. It's understandable. The London Marathon is pretty awesome. The crowds, the atmosphere, the emotion of the day, all add together to creat a truly memorable experience. To want to be part of that make perfect sense. However, its popularity is immense. Consequently, far too many runners apply for a limited number of places. However, we think this shouldn't be the 'end of the world'. There are many marathons in the UK. And most are...

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Safety and the female runner

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Safety and the female runner
Every so often there is an upsurge in concern about the safety of female runners. The murder of Ashling Murphy, in January this year, prompted the most recent swell of interest in the subject. And anger too.

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    10 Halloween races to enjoy

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    10 Halloween races to enjoy

    It's that time of year again, when runners and race organsers like to show off their Halloween spirit, when they like to band together to ward off the evil spirits, and have some fun while they do it. As ever, there is quite an array of suitably Halloween-themed races available. Some are short and some are long, but all are a lot of fun. We've put together a list of 10 of these events that we think will be of interest to you.   Halloween 10k & Scary SprintEnjoy a spine-chilling 10K race, or family-friendly 2K, through the undulating Denbies...

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    Events for runners on a budget

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    Events for runners on a budget
    Looking for a running event, but having to watch your budget? Running events can be quite expensive. We've compiled a short list of options for those looking for inexpensive running events.

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    Reunion 5K at Kempton Park helps return to post-COVID normality

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    Reunion 5K at Kempton Park helps return to post-COVID normality
    Runners and spectators were out in force at the London Marathon Events Reunion 5K at Kempton Park on Saturday. The event, part of the Government's Events Research Programme, was designed to investigate Coronavirus transmission without social distancing.

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