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Lowest ever handicap score for Mo!

Around 57.000 took part in the Morrisons Great North Run on Sunday. After the starting pistol was fired by Jo Pavey (handicap -0.4), the runners were treated to a fly-over from the Red Arrows as they crossed the Tyne Bridge on their way from Newcastle to South Shields in warm and sunny conditions but the heat was no barrier to Mo Farah (handicap -8.0) who went on to win in fine style and reduce his handicap score to the lowest ever recorded with a magical -8.0.

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Mo Farah GNR

Mo defends Great North Run in style

Double world champion Mo Farah (handicap -7.7) ran the fastest-ever half marathon time by a Briton at the Morrisons Great North Run yesterday. His 59:22 clocking beat his previous best he set in Lisbon earlier this year.

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Bud's run

Carillion joins the race to beat Parkinson's Disease

Carillion PLC is sending a team to "Bud's Run", a family-friendly 5K around the Universityof Birmingham's Edgbaston campus. "Bud's Run" is the idea of Bud Baldaro, the former UKA Marathon Event Coach who's been based at the University for over ten years. During his forty year career, Bud's helped and encouraged hundreds of distance and middle-distance runners of all ages and standards.

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Event co-ordinator job vacancy

An exciting opportunity to play an important support role to the Race Director and organising team of one of the region's biggest sporting events, the Derby Half Marathon, and other associated events has arisen.

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Cardiff 10k 2015

Grand Prix points updated

We are pleased to have the Grand Prix standings updated and congratulateJohn Beattie (handicap -5.0)for furthering his lead and Liz Hartney (handicap 3.7) for moving into the lead, in the women's competition, after this weekend's Cardiff 10k.

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