Tag Archives: Marathon

Entries open for Croydon Half-marathon: Mar 30

Online entries are now being accepted for the 2014 Croydon Half-marathon, sponsored by Streets Ahead and organised by Croydon Striders, to be staged on Sunday, March 30. It will be the fourth staging of the 13.1-mile race, with the event … Continue reading

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Forza Forzoni! Croydon man’s marathon challenge

If ever there was an occasion when those running in Sunday’s London Marathon deserved our support to help to carry them all the way, safely, around the 26-mile 385-yard course, then it must be this year. With added security measures, … Continue reading

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Veteran of 100 marathons runs his own race in Richmond Park

Congratulations to Croydon runner Gareth Davies, who today, together with a couple of regular training partners, managed to organise and stage the first Richmond Park Marathon. The 26-mile 385-yard race was a bit of a contrast from the 40,000-runner London … Continue reading

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