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Race-Calendar Newsletter | Week Ending 3rd February 2013

Hi runners,

How many kilometers did you run this week? We’ve been trying to crank out the kilometers. Problem is, I have a dodgy knee, so running is becoming more of a struggle everyday. But that’s life hey…..

Remember if you have a question on running (or a dodgy knee like me!), and want some advice, just pop a comment up on our Race-Calendar Facebook Page, I Love Running. We have over 60,000 fans who are runners from all over the world. Chances are if you have a question or a running problem you are dealing with, one of our fellow running fans will have an answer, or experience in the problem. So use it wisely, it’s a massive resource you guys can use……on us!

Talking about advice, our resident running expert Steve Haywood, has just put up a post on the Race-Calendar site after he recently attented the Dewsbury 10K Road Race, Yorkshire, UK, 3rd February 2013. If you want some advice and tips on bad weather running, you MUST check out this report.

You Weekly Running Inspiration:

If you’re into adventure running, this is a great video for some inspiration.

Race Reports & Photos:

  • Race Report: Thanet Roadrunners’ Mountain Bike Duathlon in Birchington, Kent, UK on 13th January 2013 Many congratulations to all the runners and riders in the John Flitch Mountain Bike Duathlon. The snow kept away, but it was certainly chilly with a bracing coastal breeze, as well as testing going! Thanks to race director, the team and all the hardy marshals. We’ll present the profits to the North Foreland School Horticulture Project in due course.
  • Race Report: Dewsbury 10K Road Race, Yorkshire, UK, 3rd February 2013 This popular and well established mid winter 10k has been on my list of races to do for some years so this year I finally got round to entering early as there are no entries on the day. On a bitterly cold morning with a strong wind blowing we all made our way across Dewsbury town centre to the start on the town’s inner ring road. The race is an out and back course along the A652 through Batley and it was evident to me that the wind would be in our faces on the outward 5k.
  • Race Report: 5th Annual Junior Tiger Fun Run, Texas, USA, 4th February 2013 The weather turned out beautifully for the 5th Annual Jr. Tiger Fun Run and Tiger Marketplace. The 5th anniversary of this unique, collaborative fundraising event was marked by the addition of the Tiger Marketplace, 7th & 8th grade and parent’s race, and inter-school competition!
  • FIVE COURSE RECORDS SET AT MARATHON BAHAMAS 13 Four-time Colorado All-American and three-time USA World Cross Country Team member, Clint Wells, won the marathon in a time of 2:33:09, smashing Bryan Huberty’s 2012 course record of 2:42:53.  Floridian Angela Cobb, top overall female marathon winner,  set a new course record of 2:54:44, breaking her course record, in 2012, of 3:00:15.

Upcoming Races:

Arizona Spartan Sprint @ Rawhide Western Town, 700 West North Loop Road, Chandler, AZ, United States America on 09 February 2013

Moving Toward a Cure Brain Tumor 5K & Fun Run – Orlando 2013 @ University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, United States on 09 February 2013

Hell in the Middle @ Trentham Gardens, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom on 09 February 2013

Hilton Head Half Marathon 10K/5K @ 100 Jarvis Park Road, Hilton Head , SC , United States on 09 February 2013

Cupid’s Undie Run @ Molotov, Austin, Texas, United States on 09 February 2013

Featured Race:

Cupid’s Undie Run @ The Pourhouse, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States on 09 February 2013 

cupids run

  • Event Name: Cupid’s Undie Run
  • Distance (KMs): 2.4
  • Distance (Miles): 1.5 miles
  • Terrain/Type: Fun Run
  • Date: 09 February 2013
  • Start Time: 12:00
  • Venue: The Pourhouse
  • Organised By: Cupid Charity Events
  • Race Website: Click Here.

Race Facilities

  • Has Toilets? Yes
  • Has Changing Facilities? Yes
  • Has Water Stations? No
  • Has Prizes / Awards? Yes

Race Description

7.5 mile fun run in your undies, fundraiser for Children’s Tumor Foundation

Feature Race Map: UK – East Anglia

Races in East Anglia, England courtesy of Add a race. Embed Map

Have a fantastic running week,

The Team @



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