The popular Great North Run will be shortly upon us, seeing thousands of eager runners take to the streets of Newcastle, Gateshead and South Shields as part of the annual race. Olympian Brendan Foster created the famous half marathon in 1981, when fewer than 5,000 runners were expected to attend the race.However, when more than 12,500 runners applied to compete, this set a precedent for the every future race, with the event growing year on year.But when is the Great North Run 2018 and when can you register for next year’s race?Here's everything you need to know about the Great North Run 2018.When will this year’s Great North Run take place?This year’s Great North Run will be back for the 38th time on Sunday, September 9.Participants have to be 17 years and over to take part in the Simplyhealth Great North Run - but the racing weekend holds other events for those too young to take part.The Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great North Run are taking place over the weekend … [Read more...] about Great North Run 2018: When is this year’s race and when can I register for 2019?
Pictures: Ready Steady Fun Run 2018 Tenth annual charity 5k race attracts more than 300 runners of all ages and abilities More than 300 adults and juniors enjoyed Rugby’s tenth Ready Steady Fun Run in Sunday’s sunshine, raising thousands of pounds for local causes in this hugely popular 5K charity event.Organised by Rugby Round Table and Rugby & Northampton AC’s Ladies Running Group, it was open to runners of all abilities and included many beginners from the both the Ladies and Men’s Running Groups at R&N AC. Running 5K for the first time, the beginners were triumphant in completing the one lap circuit whilst some of the more experienced runners were ready to race. The overall winner in 17.39 was club runner Alistair McDonnell, followed in the senior male category by Anluan Hennigan, with Elliot Parsons coming in third. The first three junior boys home ran superbly to finish 3rd, 5th and 6th in the overall race. First junior boy was 12-year-old … [Read more...] about PICTURES: Rugby’s Ready Steady Fun Run 2018
In pictures: Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10km Fun Run 2018 It was fun in the sun as runners descended on Blackpool’s Promenade in great numbers for the annual Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10km Fun Run. READ MORE: Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10km Fun Run female results 2018READ MORE: Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10km Fun Run male results 2018Organisers say 2,000 took part in the race, raising a total of £50,000 so far for Trinity Hospice, with sponsorship money still to come in.There was an exciting tussle for first place, with winner Larry Poole from Blackpool, Wyre and Fylde Athletics Club clocking in an impressive 34 minutes and just beating Alex Garrod on the line.Following the elite runners were hundreds of fun runners, some in fancy dress. The costumes included pirates, Where’s Wally, a Mexican and even a gorilla.Among the runners were a team from Blackpool’s Aspire Academy, whose principle Lisa Shuttleworth-Brown said: “We are really delighted to be taking part. … [Read more...] about Annual Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10km Fun Run 2018
Converse Bank Yerevan Spring Run 2018 marathon sponsored by Converse Bank was held on May 13. As the Bank reports, hundreds of runners took part in the marathon. Children aged 2-12 covered the 1 km long running distance. The adults contested on 5 and 10 km long running distances, as well as in the relay race. “This is the first initiative aimed at encouragement of healthy lifestyle and popularization of sports organized this year within the framework of the events dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Bank. Another extensive project was launched with the Bank’s support a few days ago. Within the framework of it sports grounds will be built both in Yerevan and in regions,” said Aregnaz Hakobyan, Head of Marketing Unit at Converse Bank, adding that the Bank was also a participant in the marathon of amateur race. “This is already the second year of our cooperation with Converse Bank in terms of implementation of such projects, not only promoting healthy … [Read more...] about Spring Run 2018 marathon sponsored by Converse Bank held in Yerevan
Converse Bank is the sponsor of Yerevan Spring Run 2018 marathon. As the Bank reported in a release, it is expected that about one thousand runners will take part in this spring marathon of amateur race. "The Bank regularly supports such events, making its contribution to encouragement of healthy lifestyle and popularization of sports. It should be also mentioned that we will act not only as the sponsor of the marathon, but also as its participant," the source said. Տեքստում սխալ կամ վրիպակ նկատելու դեպքում, ուղարկեք խմբագրին հաղորդագրություն` … [Read more...] about Converse Bank too sponsor Spring Run 2018 marathon