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    Running in the heat

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

    Events of the North Ambassador Bernice has had her fair share of extreme weather training this year. While the heatwave has ceased for now, Bernice tells us everything she has learned from running in the hottest summer since her running began!  “This year for me started off with training and completing my first marathon-  London […]

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    #SMUFW launches at Worcester University City Campus


    A HUGE well done to everyone who came along to our first #SMUFW Start Me Up training session on August 8th. Thanks to Oli from The Active Foot Co for a brilliant session, and to Purple Swan Photography for the great photographs. To sign up to future sessions on August 29th at Perdiswell Leisure Centre […]

  • Coming back from injury… in the heat!

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

      Our Half Marathon Ambassador Philippa is on her way back from an ankle injury, here’s her catch-up blog! “My training for this half marathon hasn’t exactly gone to plan so far as I sprained my ankle at the start of June and so missed 4 weeks running starting back at the start on July. […]

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    Volunteers needed! We need YOU!


    Our volunteers are essential in making sure that race day is a huge success. YOU can be part of our small army of helpers, ensuring that runners and spectators alike have a great experience in Worcester. You don’t need any special skills, just be RELIABLE, FLEXIBLE and have lots of ENTHUSIASM! There are a whole […]

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    Start Me Up for Worcester returns for 2018


    START ME UP FOR WORCESTER is back for 2018! The #SMUFW FREE training sessions are open to all, whether you’re a new runner looking to gain confidence ahead of your first ever event, or a seasoned pro chasing a PB. The SMUFW training runs are led by experienced coaches and leaders and are open to […]

  • What do you do when you’re unwell?

    Runner's Stories, Training Blog

      Chris has not had the best start to being an EOTN Ambassador, he’s been poorly! Here’s his blog about staying sane while you’re ill. “Since I found out that I was selected as an EOTN Ambassador for the Worcester City Run 10k I’ve only managed to run twice. I should say that I do […]

  • Here’s Philippa!

    Training Blog

      Name: Philippa Lord Social media link: Instagram – @titanium_pip 10K or Half Marathon: Half marathon Reason for running: Because I can! Interesting fact: I took up running after breaking my back in 3 places in Dec 2015. I have titanium rods and screws through all the lumbar region of my spine I love running in Worcester because: It’s my home […]

  • “I run so I can eat cake!”

    Training Blog

    Meet Chris, one of the 10K Events of the North Ambassadors for 2018! Name: Chris Pettifer Social media links: Twitter @cpettifer Instagram: cpettifer 10K or Half Marathon: 10K Reason for running: So I can eat cake; to help with my mental health (particularly in the Winter, I suffer from SAD); for the challenge of running […]

  • It’s Bernice!

    Training Blog

      Here’s the lovely Bernice, one of our 10K event ambassadors! Name: Bernice Kent    Social media links: Twitter- @bernijadekent and Instagram: @berniranthemara   10K or Half Marathon: 10k   Reason for running: Initially was to get fit and lose weight after having my little boy but has become an important part of my weekly routine – […]

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