What's your running story?

What’s your Running Story?

Runners come in all shapes and sizes, they also run for a variety of reasons, often with mental and physical health benefits being at the fore. We want to know why YOU run! To lose weight? To get fit? To raise money? To make your kids proud? We’re opening up our blog for you to…

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Sean Furzer - My Running Year

My Running Year

By Shaun Furzer

On Sunday 8th September this year, I joined 57,000 other runners on a bright and glorious Newcastle morning for the 39th Great North Run. The Tyne Bridge just over a mile away, I met with friends (this in itself is a minor miracle when meeting at the world’s busiest half marathon), dropped off my gear and soaked up the nervous anticipation of the crowd…

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Running Bear Heaton Collection

Win £150 Worth of Products from the New Heaton Collection by Running Bear


#247RUNNING has teamed up with our friends at Running Bear to offer one lucky person the chance to win £150 worth of products from their new ‘Heaton Collection’ range….

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The Heaton Collection by Running Bear

Running Bear Launch ‘The Heaton Collection’


Well known running shop Running Bear in Alderley Edge are celebrating the launch of a unique sportswear range. Having teamed up with critically acclaimed local artist, William Heaton…

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Steve B #irunwithmetal

Why I #RunWithMetal

By Steve B

It started back in February 2015 with a bit of bravado to my brother in law, who was a seasoned marathon runner….

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Jamed Abrahams

Running for Mum Made Me a Marathoner

By James Abrahams

People have many different reasons why they start running. Mine was to raise money for a cancer charity, after my mum was diagnosed early 2014…

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Angie Dunn at parkrun

From ‘No Way’ to 10K!

By Angie Dunn

I was 48 when I ran for the first time (and I mean the first time), I’m 51 now. My husband had been doing park run for a couple of years and I had no interest whatsoever…

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