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Sports promoter steps in to bring back Preston 10k

Preston’s leading long-distance race is coming back with a bang after what looked like the end of the line.

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Chorley pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw

Holly sets deadline for winning major prizes

Holly Bradshaw is hoping to achieve all of her career ambitions within the next three years – then happily retire into family life.

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Garstang 10k saw 500 people from across Lancashire take part in the annual run.

Smiles all around as runners from across the north west descend upon Garstang

Runners from across the North West turned up in their hundreds to take part in the annual Garstang 10k run.

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Sir Mo Farah after winning the 2017 BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award

Farah still far from finished after award

Four Olympic gold medals, six world titles – and now, for the first time, BBC Sports Personality of the Year.

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Michael Pate

Century in sight for marathon man Pate

If you ever happen to stumble across Preston marathon man Michael Pate pounding the streets of his home town, be sure to savour the experience.

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Holly Bradsahw

Bradshaw named in England athletics squad for Commonwealth Games

Euxton's Holly Bradshaw has been named in the England athletics squad for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
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George Norris from Chorley Athletic Club. Picture by Paul Heyes, Sunday January 29, 2017.

Future is bright for Chorley runners

Nine juniors from Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club attended the annual historic North Yorkshire races, based around the ancient village green alongside the scenic river Wharfe.

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Great Britain's Holly Bradshaw competes in the Women's Pole Vault during the Muller Grand Prix at the Alexandra Stadium, Birmingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday August 20, 2017. See PA story ATHLETICS Birmingham. Photo credit should read: David Davies/PA Wire. RESTRICTIONS: Editorial use only, no commercial use without prior permission, please contact PA Images for further information.

Holly earns Diamond League best finish

Euxton’s Holly Bradshaw produced an IAAF Diamond League best finish of second place at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham on Sunday.

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BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

On you marks, gets set....for YOUR chance to join National Lottery-funded athletes including Olympic and Paralympic stars just revealed for the #teamparkrun 5k events UK wide today - Saturday,- August 19.
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Holly Bradshaw reacts after failing to clear the bar

Holly heartbroken to miss out on a medal

Holly Bradshaw was left to reflect on what might have been after missing her medal chance at the World Championships in London.

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Holly Bradshaw

Bradshaw safely in to final at the worlds

Just two places stood between Holly Bradshaw and a podium spot at last summer’s Olympic Games, but there’s no denying her intent to make amends on home soil this weekend.

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Graeme Ballard in action in the 100m T36 at the London Stadium at the weekend

Ballard open to medal tilt in Tokyo

Chorley sprint star Graeme Ballard has refused to rule out the possibility of competing in his fifth Paralympic Games.

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Isaac Towers on his way to bronze

Brilliant bronze for Towers in World Para Athletics

Lancashire athlete Isaac Towers had the race of his life to win a medal for Great Britain at the World Para Athletics in London.

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Great Britain's Isaac Towers

One-lap learning curve for Catterall’s Towers

Great Britain’s Isaac Towers found the going tough against the fastest one-lap racers in the first of his two events at the World Para Athletics, in London, on Monday night.

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Sam Miller

BIG INTERVIEW: Sam’s the man for GB

Craig Salmon talks to Great Britain’s bright young sprinting prospect Sam Miller, who hails from Penwortham, near Preston

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Duckworth cruises to glory in Lakesman event

Duckworth cruises to glory in Lakesman event

Chorley Athletic and Triathlon Club’s Joe Duckworth obliterated the field to win the Lakesman full Iron distance race in nine hours and 15 minutes.

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Sam Miller

Sprinter Miller holds his own on the big stage

Penwortham sprinter Sam Miller ticked off another box on his ‘to do’ list at the weekend as his athletics career continues on an upward curve.

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A previous Galloway's team taking part in the Morecambe Bay walk with Cedric Robinson.

Morecambe charity devastated as major walk cancelled

The Queen’s Guide to the Sands has expressed his disappointment after a major charity walk had to be cancelled.

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