Ben Dave Running Yorkshire

The Secret to Running Yorkshire? Beer

Ben Dave is currently running ‘a lap of Yorkshire’ in order to raise funds for CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably). We joined him for a bit to see how it was going.

Million Mile Commute

You Did It! A Million Miles!

At the start of July Red Bull launched the Million Mile Commute, asking commuters to log a million human-powered commuter miles on Strava. You did it!

Running Festival Goodwood

Pop Up Pit Shops Announced for The Running Festival at Goodwood 2018

The Running Festival at Goodwood have confirmed Pop Up Pit Shops for the event on Sunday 14th October 2018.

Located in the pit garages, the ‘Pop Up Pit Shops’ will enable runners to stock up on running apparel, accessories and nutrition for the 10K, Half Marathon and Family Mile as well as the season ahead.

The Pop Up Pit Shops will include a range of well-known brands and innovative accessories for runners, with the first Pit Shop welcoming UKRunChat and event merchandise. Official retail partner, Up & Running, and official brand partners Ronhill, Hilly and Altra will also take over one of the shops.

Find out more about the Running Festival at Goodwood and register for the races at www.ukrunevents.co.uk

Richmond Runfest

There’s a Real Buzz about the 2018 Richmond RUNFEST

Realbuzz.com has been announced as the new title sponsor for Richmond RUNFEST. Olympian Jenny Meadows was on hand to lead a 5k run round St James’ Park after the launch at the new realbuzz store in Piccadilly Circus.

8,000 runners are expected on the weekend of 15th and 16th September for the 6th Richmond RUNFEST. As well as the marathon, half, 10k and family mile races there will now be a new 5k Pirate Run (entry £12)!

Charity places are still available for the 10k, half and full marathon – so you can still get an entry while fundraising for a fantastic cause. For more information on each of the events visit www.richmondrunfest.com

Ellie Greenwood

Interview with Ellie Greenwood

Ellie Greenwood has won many of the biggest ultra races there are, including Comrades and Western States, but unfortunately she’s been injured recently. We spoke to her about injury, coaching and future ambitions

Reading Half and Robin Hood Marathon Change Hands

Sage Reading Half has been acquired by Goldline Events, along with the Ikano Bank Robin Hood Marathon. Both events were previously owned by Brasher Leisure Limited.

Two of the biggest and most prestigious UK mass participation events, Reading attracts 15,000 runners and Nottingham over 12,000.

Goldline Events Founder and Managing Director, Judith Manson commented: “I am delighted to announce that Goldline Events has acquired two of the most prestigious events in the running calendar, which are both unique and very special in their own way. This is a new chapter for the races and Goldline Events, we are very excited and really looking forward to working with all the current delivery partners and stakeholder to develop the races over the coming months and years.”

Reading Half 2019 is now open for entries. Visit www.readinghalfmarathon.com to secure your early bird entry and find further race entry information.

Enter the Paris Marathon!

Fancy running a marathon in one of the most spectacular capital cities of the world? Registration for the Paris Marathon opens on Tuesday 4th September at 11.00 BST on timeto.com.

The first phase of registration opened on 30th April and 15,000 runners signed up. On the 4th September you’ll have your last chance to run the 43rd edition of this beautiful, historic marathon. The timeto.com website will also give you training programmes and useful advice.

For more information about the race go to www.schneiderelectricparismarathon.com