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January 2021

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Michelle Brownlie Bowel Cancer

Looking for a charity to support?

Bowel cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK but it shouldn't be. Bowel cancer is treatable and curable especially if diagnosed early. Every year over 42,000 people are diagnosed with the disease. Bowel Cancer UK partner with many races and events, if you're looking for a worthwhile charity to support, this may be the one for you.

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shadow runner

Virtual racing growing in popularity with runbritain

In these difficult times, innovations such as virtual races have ensured that engagement between governing bodies, clubs, race organisers and runners has been maintained even when traditionalaces have not been able to take place.Thousands of you are taking to the virtual events and challenges on offer!

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lost running

Virtual Racing Updates

The new normal is life through a virtual lens for many runners in 2021. Races are being assessed and listed via an algorithm, map and using various GPS devices which many will have received recently from Santa Claus! While we all thought it was just a 2020 thing, virtual competition is becoming the norm again.

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club running

Mental preparation to help achieve your goals

With many clubs organising virtual racing along with England Athletics and Scottish Athletics offering virtual relay competition this week, there are plenty of virtual challengesto get stuck into. Are you ready and raring to go for your next virtual event?

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Running on Christmas Day

Top tips to beat the winter weather

While many of us have had a mild autumn and Christmas, the weather has recently taken a dip with storms and also snow this week. Here we offer some tips on running safely this winter.

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mcr 3k women Ciara Jip Aimee

Multiple qualifiers for European Indoor Championships at Sportcity Manchester

At the Bryggen Sports Elite Indoor Meeting in Manchester on Saturday 2nd January, two small elite fields were assembled for a 3000m raceon the indoor track at Sportcity. With four of the top athletes bettering the qualifying times for the next international indoor championships and numerous PBs, Manchester was the place to be for a happy new year!

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