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The final countdown to Garstang's first ever colour dash is on

The countdown to the first ever Garstang Colour Dash this weekend is now on!

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Holly Bradshaw can't hide her disappointment after missing out on a medal at the Commonwealth Games

Pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw finishes fourth in Commonwealth Games

Euxton pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw missed out on a Commonwealth Games medal.

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The action at the Commonwealth Games gets underway in the early hours of Thursday morning UK time.

When are Lancashire's athletes in action for Team England at the Commonwealth Games?

A host of Lancashire stars across a range of sports are in action at the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia.
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Head of Vincents Solicitors in Garstang, Lisa Lodge.  Photo: Martin Bostock.

Calls for business teams to give Garstang's Colour Dash a go

The headline sponsor of Garstang’s inaugural Colour Dash is calling on all local businesses to put on their running shoes and do their bit for charity.

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The run was won by Joseph Monk from Lancaster University running club with a time of 37 minutes and 28 seconds.

IN PICTURES: Galloping all the way around Garstang for a good cause

The club secretary of Garstang running club has given a huge thank you to all those that took part in the annual Garstang Gallop.

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Tony Thorley, Joe Swarbrick, Doug Bryden and Brian Hanley at Coniston 14

Marsden leads Red Rosers home at a Gallop

An excellent Red Rose Runners’ turn out at the Garstang Gallop saw Philip Marsden come home in fourth place to take the V45 prize in a time of 41.30 and in 10th place David Parkinson took the V50 prize in 43.36.

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Bolton-le-Sands' Emma Whitaker with mixed relay partner George Budden at the Under 19 Pentathlon World Championships in Prague.

Emma earns GB pentathlon call up

Bolton Le Sands pentathlete Emma Whitaker will compete for her country at a major international meeting.

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Roger Bannister breaks the four-minute mile barrier in 1954 in Oxford ' his time was recorded as 3:59.4

Salmon’s Soapbox: Sport’s good name has been tarnished for good

Craig Salmon looks at the way doping has affected the credibility and popularity of sports such as athletics and cycling

The sad passing of legendary middle-distance runner Roger Bannister at the age of 88 last weekend got me thinking of a vivid childhood memory of mine.

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Holly Bradshaw

Pole vault star Bradshaw misses World indoors in bid to be fit for Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Chorley pole vaulter Holly Bradshaw ended her indoor season early in a bid to be fit for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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Run Preston 10k and 5k

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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