12 Nov Tahri wants to clear all barriers to Rio

He is one of France's finest distance runners and Bouabdellah 'Bob' Tahri has no desire to let age hinder his ambition. Tahri has not competed in the steeplechase for more than three years but now, with his 36th birthday next month, he has decided to return...

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11 Nov Blitz Run running events

Blitz Run offer enjoyable, energy packed races and are organising runs all around the country. The first race for 2017 will be held in Bournemouth, with a 5K Glow Run along it's promenade. The race will be run at night and will be hard to miss with it's...

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11 Nov England Athletics awards evening 2014

Nine athletics greats including Darren Campbell, Ashia Hansen, Ron Hill and Sir Arthur Gold were inducted into the England Athletics Hall of Fame, while coaches, officials, current athletes and volunteers were also honoured. See full article HERE...

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10 Nov No funding surprises as British Athletics continue short-term obsession

The annual game of ‘let’s guess which athlete has been omitted from British Athletics funding’ happened once again last week with the announcement of those athletes set to be supported by the World Class Performance Programme (WCPP) for 2014-15. As usual, trying to apply logic to some...

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10 Nov Scottish 4K Championship Review

Rhona Auckland and Andrew Butchart claimed impressive Scottish 4k National title successes across the mud of Bellahouston Park on Sunday. And the pair, who both represented Team GB and NI at cross country last winter, now have forthcoming assignments in Leeds and Liverpool firmly on their minds. Central AC won...

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09 Nov What’s the Ideal Age for Marathoning?

At the 2008 Olympics, the men's marathon was won by 21-year-old Sammy Wanjiru and the women's marathon was won by 38-year-old Constantina Tomescu-Dita. That prompted a lot of talk about changes in the age considered "ideal" for fast marathoning, which was usually considered to be...

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