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GYRR East Coast 10k

Good luck to everyone running the Great Yarmouth East Coast 10k today organised by or friends at Great Yarmouth Road Runners. Steve and Tommie will be on site in St George's Park with the Sportlink event gazebo for all your race day essentials. The popular accurately measured route takes you along the fast and flat…
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Marriott’s Way 10k

The 2017 Marriott’s Way 10k race will take place on Sunday 8th October The 10k race along the Marriott's Way between Aylsham and Reepham is mainly off-road and predominantly flat. This makes it ideal for beginners and the more experienced runners alike. You can find out all of the race information HERE
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Virgin Money London Marathon 2018

The Virgin Money London Marathon 2018 This week ballot results for the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon are announced with acceptance magazines officially starting to drop to lucky applicants this week. Here at Sportlink we’re here for you all the way on your journey to VLM2108. Ready with trusted advice, shoes, clothing, your running essentials…
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What has happened to our domestic running scene since the 1980s?

Autumn has always been a favourite time for me when it comes to running. However, it was also one of those times when I used to think about getting in one more good quality marathon. What with Mark’s Nottingham marathon last weekend, one which I know he is so pleased to have got under his…
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Saxon 5 – 15th October

Saxon 5 - 15th October - Saxon Striders The Saxons Five Mile Race takes place on Sunday 15th October 2017 at the Carlton Park Recreation Ground. Junior races start at 10.15 am, adult race starts at 11.00 am. More details here at the Saxon Striders website http://www.thesaxons.org.uk/
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Events over the past week demonstrate why we should cherish every step

Whilst my column this week was going to be dedicated to Mark Armstrong and his forthcoming marathon this Sunday at Nottingham, I feel I have to write about two of Norfolk’s most respected and popular athletes who both collapsed during races last weekend, which shocked the local running community. Firstly, Peter Duhig who is an…
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Autumn Running Tips

Preparing for the dark nights As soon as the clocks go back and the darkness of night out weighs that of the light of day along with a drop in temperature, for many this is off putting when it comes to finding the motivation to open the door and take those first few steps out…
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Nicholsons Solicitors Lowestoft Half Marathon 1st October

Go along and support this great fundraising event. Kindly supported by Lowestoft Road Runners. This is the second year of this fantastic race organised by Nicholsons Solicitors LLP, supporting Break Charity to #changeyounglives. Start Time: 10am (Registration from 8.30am) The course is a two-lap route beginning and ending at the bottom of the Lowestoft sea…
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Jolly Jaguars 10k

Sunday 24th September - Taking place at the former RAF Coltishall base this events is flat, fast and traffic free. The Children's 2k race starts at 9.15am with the adults race starting at 10am. For all of the details visit our friends at: http://www.coltishalljaguars.co.uk/  
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The 31st Round Norfolk Relay

RNR 2017 - 16th to 17th September The course of the Round Norfolk Relay mirrors the county boundary over a distance of 198 miles, divided into 17 unequal stages. Norfolk's enormous skies, vast sandy beaches, open spaces and picturesque towns and villages, with their attractive cottages and medieval churches, all contribute to making the race…
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