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    Less than 6 weeks to go!

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    Less than 6 weeks to go… is it all starting to feel very real for you now? Whether it’s your first 10K or your 50th Half Marathon, you will be going through many of the same feelings and you are probably starting to make plans for Race Day. Here is a guide to some of […]

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    START ME UP FOR WORCESTER final training session announced! WEDNESDAY AUGUST 30TH at 6pm just a few weeks before the big event, we will be running the final training session which will include a 5K run taking in some of the route of the Worcester City Run 10K. Following this there will be a Q&A […]

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    Paralympic legend prepares to tackle the Worcester City 10K


    One of the UK’s most successful athletes of all time will test herself at this year’s Worcester City 10K.  Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, who won 11 Paralympics gold medals, will join thousands of runners and other wheelchair athletes on the streets of Worcester on Sunday 17 September.  The 2017 Worcester City Run events also include a […]

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    Stepping up from 10K to Half Marathon: are you ready?

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    If you are already running around 3 times a week, and you can comfortably run 10K, then yes, you’re ready! Most Half Marathon training plans are 12 weeks long including race day and plan for a mix of speed work, long runs and easy short runs designed to let your body recover. If you are […]

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    New Start Me Up for Worcester run announced

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    Following the success of the first two SMUFW training runs, a third session has been announced in conjunction with Worcester City Run partners FREEDOM LEISURE Session 3 will take place on FRIDAY 30TH JUNE at 18:00 from the new fantastic PERDISWELL LEISURE CENTRE and will be led by experienced leaders, coaches and event staff who […]

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    START ME UP FOR WORCESTER dates announced!


    START ME UP FOR WORCESTER TRAINING SESSIONS ANNOUNCED! Following the success of the first #SMUFW training run in March, we are excited to announce a series of further training runs to get you up and running (pun intended) for the big day! The dates are as follows: TUESDAY MAY 30th at 18:30 meeting at the […]

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    401 Marathon Man to run the inaugural Worcester City Run Half Marathon


    A man who ran 401 marathons in 401 days has visited Worcester to lend his support to the latest big event on the city’s sporting calendar.  Ben Smith ran 401 marathons in 401 days during 2015 and 2016 and returned to the location of one of his runs in Worcester.  Smith was in the city […]

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    START ME UP FOR WORCESTER training session announced with special guest!


    A series of FREE TRAINING runs will begin next week with a VERY SPECIAL GUEST! We are excited to announce that next Thursday 23rd March, our 2017 Start Me Up for Worcester #SMUFW training runs will begin in partnership with Freedom Leisure where YOU could run with Steve Cram and the very special guest who […]

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    All I want for Christmas is… cake!

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    Runners really aren’t that difficult to buy for! Here are a few last-minute ideas if you’re stuck… 1. GPS a must for every runner. Look for deals on running watches and activity trackers and if you’re very kind you could buy us both or spend a little more for one that combines both. Garmin, Tom Tom […]

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