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Go Run Ultra Violet is coming to Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 11/27/2015 - 5:14pm

Go Run Events Limited have announced their new events for 2016 will include a date at Exeter, on Saturday 22 October.

These will be run in conjunction with Just Racing (UK) Limited who will provide the organisational know how to stage these awesome events.

Go Run UltraViolet is so much more than just a run. It’s about friends, family, having fun and achieving something at the same time.

Start with the "go prepare" experience.

‘Get your glow on’ and prepare to look amazing with your crew. Enjoy your dedicated preparty/warm up as the night starts to draw in...

Exeter women make every step count

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Mon, 07/27/2015 - 4:07pm

THOUSANDS of women united this weekend at Westpoint Exeter, with one mission in mind – to conquer cancer.

Now Cancer Research UK is calling on the city’s formidable army of mighty-mums, gutsy-grans, and go-getting girls to make every step count by paying in their sponsorship money as soon as possible.

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life, in partnership with Tesco, is an inspiring women-only series of 5k, 10k and Pretty Muddy events which raises millions of pounds every year to fund life-saving research.

Ruth Chamings, Race for Life event manager for Exeter, said: “I...

Exeter ladies prepare double blow for cancer at Race for Life 10k

Authored by Westpoint Exeter
Posted: Fri, 07/24/2015 - 4:36pm

Hundreds of ladies are preparing to give cancer ‘double trouble’ at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life by taking part in the 10k event at Westpoint Exeter this month.

Race for Life 10k will take place on Sunday, 26 July and over 600 determined ladies have already signed up to show the disease that hell hath no fury like a woman in pink.

Event organisers are calling on mothers, daughters, sisters, friends and workmates who want to take on the challenge to sign up as soon as possible.

The 10k event takes place at the same venue as the 5k course. Both are non-...

1,351 neon night runners race through Exeter

Authored by Liz Straw
Posted: Sun, 05/31/2015 - 10:49pm

A total of 1,351 crazily dressed runners raced through Exeter’s city streets on Saturday night causing quite a stir!

They were taking part in Exeter’s first ever neon night run and raised tens of thousands of pounds for local end of life charity Hospiscare.

“Our runners were amazing!“said Celia Wilkilnson, Hospiscare fundraiser. “They looked great, with funky neon facepaints and lots of neon racing gear - I’ve never seen so many tutus! Everyone was in a great party mood and we are so grateful to our wonderful runners for supporting us and the University of Exeter for...

Last call for entries for the Michelmores Charity Run 2015

Authored by Michelmores
Posted: Fri, 05/29/2015 - 8:48pm

There's still time to enter the Michelmores Charity Run, taking place on Thursday 11 June 2015 at 7pm and fundraising in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support.

Starting the race is ultra-marathon runner Kevin Carr, from Woolacombe, who circumnavigated the globe running 16,300 miles in a record breaking 621 days.

Setting off from Devon in July 2013, Kevin is also the first person to run around the world solo and unsupported, traversing deserts, high-altitude mountain passes and arctic climes – taking in five continents.

The Exeter Chiefs will lead the pre-race warm up....

Age UK Exeter 10k Race 2015

Event Date: 
22/03/2015 - 9:00am
Venue: 
Exeter

This is the only 10k Race in Exeter with a City Centre start and our 2015 route will take runners up the High Street, down Paris Street, Western Way and on to the Exeter Quayside.

From here it's a beautiful and flat stretch along rivers and canals finishing at the Piazza Terracina. This race will suit regular runners and beginners due to the relatively flat terrain. Download the route map here .

Race starts at 9am.

Colourful 5k coming to Exeter

Authored by Run or Dye
Posted: Thu, 03/12/2015 - 1:18pm

Run or Dye, the World’s most colourful 5km will be coming to Exeter on Saturday 30th May for a colour-filled 5km run in the stunning grounds of Great Fulford House in Dunsford.

The Fulford family will welcome runners of all ages and abilities, taking part in the most colourful party the Great House has ever seen.

Nearly 500 people have already entered into Exeter Run or Dye with participants encouraged to run, jog or walk to the finish line, getting covered head-to-toe in colour as they go. Four Dye Zones throughout the route will ensure there’s no getting away from the all...

Run or Dye - the world's most colourful 5k

Event Date: 
30/05/2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Great Fulford House, Exeter

Run or Dye, the World’s most colourful 5km will be coming to Exeter on Saturday 30th May for a colour-filled 5km run in the stunning grounds of Great Fulford House. The Fulford family will welcome runners of all ages and abilities, taking part in the most colourful party the Great House has ever seen.

Nearly 500 people have already entered into Exeter Run or Dye with participants encouraged to run, jog or walk to the finish line, getting covered head-to-toe in colour as they go. Four Dye Zones throughout the route will ensure there’s no getting away from the all-encompassing and...

Run or Dye - the World’s most colourful 5km

Event Date: 
30/05/2015 - 10:00am to 4:00pm
Venue: 
Great Fulford House, Exeter

Run or Dye, the World’s most colourful 5km will be coming to Exeter on Saturday 30th May for a colour-filled 5km run in the stunning grounds of Great Fulford House. The Fulford family will welcome runners of all ages and abilities, taking part in the most colourful party the Great House has ever seen.

Nearly 500 people have already entered into Exeter Run or Dye with participants encouraged to run, jog or walk to the finish line, getting covered head-to-toe in colour as they go. Four Dye Zones throughout the route will ensure there’s no getting away from the all-encompassing and...

This Girl Can in Exeter

Authored by Kerrie Clifford
Posted: Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:15pm

With the launch of the high profile national campaign This Girl Can, Exeter based South West Athletics is echoing this call to action by encouraging more women and girls into athletics and into coaching.

Director of Coaching Sonya Ellis has long been an advocate for more women coaches in sport and already has a number of athletes going through athletics coaching awards.

In addition, SW Athletics has taken on an apprentice assistant coach, Angela Lynn, who is a mother of two and has already successfully completed her coaching assistant’s award and is part way through her...

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