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The hills are alive in Whitechapel for Blacksticks Blue 10k

Enthusiastic runners took to the scenic roads of Whitechapel and beyond for the annual Blacksticks Blue 10K Road Race in celebration of fun, fitness and road racing.

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FUN RUN 2017: Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10k full results

The annual 10K Fun Run for a children’s hospice in Blackpool drew over 2,000 runners.

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BEAVERBROOKS BLACKPOOL 10K RESULTS: 66+

Here are the full results for all those 66 and over who took part in yesterday's Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10k.

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BEAVERBROOKS BLACKPOOL 10K RESULTS: 56-65

Here are the full results for all those aged 56-65 who took part in yesterday's Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10k.

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BEAVERBROOKS BLACKPOOL 10K RESULTS: 46-55

Here are the full results for all those aged 46-55 who took part in yesterday's Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10k.
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BEAVERBROOKS BLACKPOOL 10K RESULTS: 36-45

Here are the full results for all those aged 36-45 who took part in yesterday's Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10k.
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BEAVERBROOKS BLACKPOOL 10K RESULTS: 26-35

Here are the full results for all those aged 26-35 who took part in yesterday's Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10k.
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BEAVERBROOKS BLACKPOOL 10K RESULTS: 16-25

Here are the full results for all those aged 16-25 who took part in yesterday's Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10k.
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BEAVERBROOKS BLACKPOOL 10K RESULTS: Under 16

Here are the full results for all those under 16 who took part in yesterday's Beaverbrooks Blackpool 10k.
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Event organiser Chris (also known as Jack) Horner (left of the bear) promotes the Garstang Gallop, a charity run to raise funds for The Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, pictured with friends, members of Garstang Running Club and the charity mascot.

Miles of smiles from Garstang club members who love to run

It started with an advert in the local paper in which friends Clive Bruce and John Winder sent out a call to all running enthusiasts to come and join them in starting a new club.

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Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club's winning junior members

County success for junior Chorley athletes

A successful winter of racing for the juniors of Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club has resulted in 18 athletes being chosen to represent Lancashire across the cross country and sports hall teams.

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Popular run is back on track after pub saves the day

A popular five kilometre run is back on track after being driven off the road by a parking wrangle.

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Brownedge St Mary's Year Eight team won their age group

Brownedge pupils claim medals

The South Ribble Year Seven and Eight Indoor Athletics Championships at Lostock Hall Academy saw nine local schools enter teams.

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Preston Harriers' ladies team who competed at Sefton Park

Dever’s set for the Italian job

The standout performance for Preston Harriers came from Patrick Dever in the senior men’s race at Sefton Park.

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Runners at the start of the race

Walsh leads in Chorley runners

In the penultimate race in Chorley’s ‘Trail/Road’ GP Series, 25 Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club runners took part in this undulating road race around the villages of Wheelton, Brinscall and Abbey Village.

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Heroes welcome for East Lancashire Olympians

While the weather was typically Mancunian, the welcome was anything but wet for Team GB's Olympic heroes.

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Gold medal winning paralympic swimmer Steph Slater, from Longridge

Steph’s tears of joy at winning gold

BIG INTERVIEW: Craig Salmon talks to Paralympic gold medal winning swimmer Steph Slater

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Sophie Warden is crowned champion by Linford Christie

Spectator Sophie runs off with title

Athletics spectator Sophie Warden was meant to be just a face in the crowd, but she came home with a national title.

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Isaac Towers

Nanna proud of grandson Isaac’s Paralympic exploits

Garstang wheelchair ace Isaac Towers will benefit greatly from his Paralympic experience, says his proud nanna Maureen.

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