Race-Calendar Newsletter | Week Ending 2nd June 2013

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The Biomechanics Lab at Leeds Met

The Biomechanics Lab at Leeds Met

Hey Runners,

We talk to many runners and running organisations around the world on a daily basis. We also have requests to help many running organistations. Some we can, some we just don’t have the resources….yet!

Steve Franklin is asking for volunteers for his research….and for this we can help…just by letting all you guys know about it. See below.

Help With Running Research

Here’s a message from Steve Franklin at Leeds Metropolitan University in England, who is looking for volunteers to help with research into running gait & hydration packs:

We are researching the effects of different designs of hydration pack (Inov-8 RacePac 4 & Inov-8 RacePro Extreme 4) on running mechanics and form.

All the research will take place at the Headingley Campus of Leeds Met Uni.

Participants must be running >25 miles a week.

Participants are required to attend the laboratories on 3 occasions with a minimum of 7 days between each visit.

Each participant will receive a free Inov-8 RacePac 4 & gait analysis in return for taking part.

Anyone who is interested in helping should contact: steve.w.franklin@gmail.com

This week’s running inspiration:

From the reigning master of distance running – a documentary about Haile Gebrselassie:

Race Reports & Photos:

Get It Dunn Run 2013

Get It Dunn Run 2013

Vilnius Challenge 2013 Race Report

For the 5th year in a row, on June 1st 2013 over 1000 racers gathered in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania to compete in Vilnius Challenge.

Miles For Missing People 2013

Hundreds of keen runners enjoyed the beautiful sunshine and fantastic entertainment from the amazing Rock Choir at Miles for Missing People on Saturday 25 May.

Guadarun “Marathon des Iles” | Guadeloupe

Guadarun “Marathon des Iles” stands out from other staged races in several ways. First, its daily distances are vthan manyfgvvvgv other multi-day races, 130 km (80 miles) over 6 days, as opposed to around 230 km (140 miles) for most other 6-day events.

Race Photos: Get It Dunn Run 2013

Tom Hatfield at the 2013 Get It Dunn Run sent us these photos from the race in Menomonie… click here to read

Race Reports: Lancaster & Morecambe AC, 20th May 2013

The latest on the club runners from Lancaster & Morecambe AC, courtesy of Road Captain, Louise Gardner. click here to read more.

Race Report: Lancaster & Morecambe AC @ the 2013 Windermere Marathon

Charlie Satterly has been improving all year and his hard work and consistent training paid off… click here to read more.

Race Report: 2013 Folkestone Coastal 10K

Weather conditions were ideal and there was a superb atmosphere at the event with many spectators lining the route.

The course record was broken by Michael Coleman of South Kent Harriers, the winner at 0:32:09…. click here to read more.

Tri-Adventure Race Report: Effingham, Surrey Events | 2hr Sprint & 1hr Trail Run Date | Sunday 19th May 2013

Effingham was stunning on this Sunday morning – glorious views of rolling hills being sun-kissed by the morning sun could be seen from our warm and welcoming registration…. click here to read more.

Paws on the Pavement 2013 Results

Click here for a look at the results from Hagerstown, MD, United States.

Jengana 10K and Fun Run, Shane’s Castle Estate, Antrim. NI

The weather was kind on Saturday as the 103, 10k entrants and 35 fun runners gathered in the beautiful grounds of Shane’s Castle. The crowd took advantage of the sunshine and most arrived very early, relaxing or warming up at the Old Station Building…. click here to read more.

Rapturous Half Marathon Premiere in the Colonnade

Half Marathon

Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon

Yesterday saw the Karlovy Vary Colonnade undergo its rite of passage to become a fully-fledged RunCzech race host. It was a fantastic race premiere for the Mattoni Karlovy Vary Half Marathon boasting an excellent turn-out of 1 500 enthusiastic runners with a further 600 participants join the 3 km Mattoni Family Run held earlier on in the day. In what was to be a truly captivating finish, victory ultimately went to the hot favourite from Kenya, Daniel Wanjiru who managed to condense the race into a mere 1:03:02…. click here to read more.

Race Report: 2013 Weybridge Running Festival

The inaugural Weybridge Running Festival took place this Saturday 1st June and was blessed with lovely sunshine and “fast and furious” trails – racing flats were the order of the day!

Theodore Patel, Jack Butler and James Holloway were first, second and third respectively for the men in the 5km, whilst Veronica Travesani brought it home for the women, with Sarah Hollobone and Zone Hibbert close behind from a total field of 37…. click here to read more.

Upcoming Races:
Brutal10 – Enduro @ Undisclosed, Surrey, United Kingdom on 08 June 2013
České Budějovice Half Marathon @ České Budějovice, Czech Republic on 08 June 2013

See Jane Run Women’s Half Marathon & 5k – Bay Area @ Crown Beach Memorial Park, Alameda, CA, USA on 08 June 2013

Sandhills Marathon @ Brownlee Road, Valentine, NE, United States on 08 June 2013

 

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