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Only 100 days to go for the 2019 Sage Reading Half Marathon

Runners of Reading, are you set? Friday 7thDecember marks 100 days to go until the Sage Reading Half Marathon returns to Madejski Stadium with a bang - and there's a race bib with your name on it! Join 15,000 runners; first timers, charity fund-raisers and all the fancy dress costumes you can imagine, on Sunday 17th March 2019.

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Seeley women winners

Cross-country league events bring in big numbers

While the Percy Pud 10k and the classic Hogs Back event feature at the top as the largest events of the weekend, the cross country leagues of Chiltern, Manchester and the Metropolitan league also brought in big numbers.

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Charter Mark England

England Athletics awards first University Charter Marks

England Athletics is delighted to announce the first universities to be awarded its new Charter Mark. The successful institutions in this first wave are the University of Birmingham, which has been awarded a Gold Standard, Leeds Beckett University a Silver and Exeter Bronze.

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Polar - Eilish McColgan  - Sporting Ambassador

Weekend update

UK athletes were performing in many corners of the world pushing their running handicap scores down and theirladder rankings up. Whilst top ranked woman, Eilish McColgan, was winning in the Percy Pud 10k, it was her Scottish teammate, Steph Twell, who impressed on her marathon debut in Valencia.Stockport's Jack Martin showed a clean pair of heels to training partner Andy Heyes, with a 29:13 PB in Sheffield and Eilish Flanagan, from Omagh in Northern Ireland, madethe podium in the NCAA Division2 Cross-Country Championships.

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Masters runners fight back against sacropenia

Lesser known ways to bounce back from injury

As a dedicated runner, you will probably pick up an injury at some point in your life. Unless you're blessed with amazing genetics, the stresses and strains that an intense training regime puts upon your body will put you at risk of injury.

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