Blog Archive 2017

Teacher steps out for cyclist friends killed in two tragic road crashes

Teacher steps out for cyclist friends killed in two tragic road crashes

In just two years, Rachel Shakespeare has lost two good friends. Both were keen cyclists and victims of road traffic accidents that left their families and friends bereft. Now Rachel, 34, from Pontefract, is running the Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon in their memory – and to raise awareness of road safety.

5/12/2017

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Leo prepares to grind out the miles for smiles

Leo prepares to grind out the miles for smiles

Leo Munson openly admits she hates running but on Sunday 30th April she will happily pull on her trainers for a cause close to her heart.

4/19/2017

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Half marathoners reveal their reasons for running ...

Half marathoners reveal their reasons for running ...

For charity, for a PB, for a lost loved one ... there are endless reasons why thousands will pull on their trainers for the Yorkshire Half Marathon this Sunday.

4/7/2017

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How to chose the race that's right for you

How to chose the race that's right for you

You’ve taken up running, lost a few pounds and feel ready to take part in your first race. But which one to choose? There are lots out there and a lot of issues to consider.

3/21/2017

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Celebrating International Women’s Day!

Celebrating International Women’s Day!

On International Women’s Day, here are five women who inspire us every day.

3/8/2017

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Transform yourself from runner to racer

Transform yourself from runner to racer

You have taken up running and everything is going well. You’ve shed a few pounds, are feeling physically fitter, mentally stronger and the struggle of those first few runs is nothing but a distant memory as you comfortably cover 5k without the need to walk.

2/17/2017

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Week three for Lee … as he counts down to Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield

Week three for Lee … as he counts down to Yorkshire Half Marathon-Sheffield

Sheffield Star reporter Lee Peace is taking part in the Yorkshire Half Marathon on Sunday, April 9, and is bringing you regular updates on how training is going.

2/14/2017

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See what the City of Culture has to offer at the Hull 10K

See what the City of Culture has to offer at the Hull 10K

It’s shaping up to be one of the most exciting years in Hull’s recent history.

2/14/2017

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Jeff set for his 15th Leeds Half Marathon

Jeff set for his 15th Leeds Half Marathon

When Jeff Harwood took part in the 2001 Leeds Half Marathon he was confident it would be both his first and last event.

2/10/2017

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Asda Foundation pledges continued support for Run For All 10K Series

Asda Foundation pledges continued support for Run For All 10K Series

The Foundation has supported Run For All since 2012 and this new partnership takes us right up to 2020. This vital support and will help us continue to expand the series – bringing them closer to comm

1/13/2017

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