ARE WE RUNNING MORE?

Tweet Go for a stroll in your local park, chances are there’ll be someone out running. Are we experiencing a running boom in the UK, and if so why? Harry Trend investigates. Maybe the increase in participation in recreational running, which some have coined “the running boom”, is due to the emergence of running events such as parkrun. In 2018, 414,618 people applied for the London Marathon, the most popular marathon in the world.[i] Or maybe it’s the running clubs, the pillar of recreational running? From 2008 to 2015, UK…

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Brighton 1-1 Leicester City: Key Moments

Tweet Jamie Vardy snatched two points away from Brighton as ten-man Leicester walked away from The Amex with a point. Schmeichel Save Beram Kayal has been one of Brightons most impressive performers this season and showed his worth here, dispossessing Jonny Evans before eventually getting the ball back to force a good save from Kasper Schmeichel. Murray’s 101 The veteran can’t stop scoring at the moment! The 35-year-old made a darting run to the front post to meet a corner with a powerful header with just under quarter of an…

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A lasting and positive impression on Bexhill: The Alex Hall Memorial Fund

Tweet Six years after the passing of Alex Hall, a runner and a popular member of the BRT (Bexhill Runners and Triathletes) who had a heart attack while running on the promenade, a fund set up in his memory continues to make a positive impact in Bexhill. Every year, the Alex Hall Memorial Fund 5K takes place along Bexhill seafront, as well as shorter races for children. In the 2018 edition, over 100 ran. An amazing achievement for an event which had under 30 participants in its inaugural year. However,…

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