From Manchester (in goats on the run 4), the next stop on the big UK marathon Spring fixture list was Brighton – and once again there were plenty of Goats in attendance. Of course, running isn’t all about marathons, and there were plenty of other events going on too, plus Goats doing their own thing. […]
This Monday, 15 April 2019, sees the second World Marathon Major race of 2019, the Boston Marathon, in Massachusetts, USA. As per all the other World Marathon Majors that aren’t the London Marathon, it’s not a race that gets a lot of coverage in the UK, beyond the specialist running press. This is unfair, because […]
We are definitely in the midst of peak running event season, if the sheer volume of running events that took place over the weekend is anyting to go by. The UK spring marathon season got underway in Manchester; thousands of runners headed to the coast in Bournemouth; and it seems like there were goats on […]
On the face of it, running is a positive thing to do. Getting outdoors, being healthy, moving forward with nothing other than your legs to carry you. On top of that, thousands of runners raise millions of pounds for charity each year. How could running be anything other than an ethically sound, environmentally friendly activity? […]
Who got caught out by the clocks changing? Anyone? Be honest… With one less hour available on Sunday, there may have been a few long runs cut short over the weekend, but if so, we couldn’t spot them amongst the runs posted on the LGRC Facebook and Strava groups. Here’s a brief run-down of some […]
Spring has sprung and the cool, yet sunny weather across much of the UK made for near perfect running conditions over the weekend. Here are a few of the performances we’ve spotted from some of the many goats on the run.
There were more half marathons than you could shake a stick at over the weekend, plus a few other distances too. Judging from the LGRC Facebook and Strava groups, it looks as though there were Goats at most of them, racing the length and breadth of the country. With so many runners at so many […]
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This Sunday, 3 March 2019, sees the first World Marathon Major race of 2019, the Tokyo Marathon.
The marathon is arguably the most significant of all running events, certainly in the eyes of the general public. It is the event that generates the most buzz and the most press coverage. It may be that watching a marathon, either on television or on the streets, is what inspired you to take up running […]