Tag Archives : running


New event partner for half marathon in Plymouth

We’ve appointed a new event partner for the city’s popular half marathon.  Event West, which is based in Plymouth and already runs the Britain’s Ocean City 10k, is teaming up with us to host the race from 2017 following a recent tender process. The new event will be called the Britain’s Ocean City Half Marathon […]


Train to be a running leader – for free!

Are you a keen runner? Could you inspire others to get on the road to an active lifestyle? Then step up! Our Sports Development Unit is looking for people like you to train as running leaders and help expand its beginners’ running network this summer. Perhaps you already take a running group for a club and want […]


Racing for Life? Train free with the Council

Thinking of taking part in this year’s Cancer Research UK Race for Life? If so, don’t miss out on some great training sessions organised by our Sports Development Unit to help you get in shape for the charity run. The sessions will cater for women of all running abilities, including complete beginners, so if you’ve always […]


Could you lead a running group for busy mums?

Our sports development unit is on the lookout for enthusiastic runners interested in leading new women’s running groups at local primary schools and nurseries. It wants to expand its successful beginners’ running network with new ‘This Girl Can’ sessions designed for busy mums. Sports Development Manager Louise Kelley said: “We have a great track record in […]


New partner announced for Plymouth 10k run

Plymouth City Council has announced a new event partner for the popular Plymouth 10k run. The Council stepped in to save the event earlier this year after previous operator GO2 Events told Plymouth it was no longer in a position to deliver it. Organisations interested in hosting the run were invited to come forward and […]


Train for Race for Life for free!

Thinking of taking part in this year’s Cancer Research UK Race for Life? If so, don’t miss out on free training sessions organised by our sports development unit to help you get in shape for the charity run. The sessions will cater for women of all running abilities, including complete beginners, so if you’ve always fancied […]


Free training for running leaders

Are you a keen runner? Could you inspire others to get on the road to an active lifestyle? Then step up! Our sports development unit is looking for people like you to train as running leaders and help expand its beginners’ running network. Thanks to funding from England Athletics we’re offering free places on the ‘Leadership in Running […]