SANTAS MAKE A DASH IN LIVERPOOL FOR 12TH YEAR
December 11th 2015
Liverpool was transformed into festive spectacular on Sunday (6 December) for the 12th annual Medicash Santa Dash Liverpool.
The Medicash Santa Dash Liverpool attracted 6,235 red, blue and mini Santas for the annual event, considered by many as the official start to the city’s festivities . . . MORE
MERSEYSIDE RUNNING COMMUNITY AWARDS 2015 WINNERS ANNOUNCED
November 20th 2015
Second annual event celebrates sporting champions
A fundraiser who set up a charity in memory of his baby daughter; a London Marathoner with Parkinson’s Disease who ran with a broken femur; and a running club set up just 10 months ago were amongst the winners of the Merseyside Running Community Awards 2015. . . . MORE
MEDICASH ALL SET TO DASH TO KEEP WORLD SANTA RUN TITLE IN LIVERPOOL
November 2nd 2015
A team of 20 from Medicash are pulling on their trainers to take part in the world’s biggest festive fun run this Christmas.
Medicash are the headline sponsor for the 12th annual Liverpool Santa Dash and it’s an event the team are excited and proud to be supporting.
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LAST CHANCE TO VOTE IN MERSEYSIDE RUNNING COMMUNITY AWARDS 2015
October 29th 2015
Nominations Doubled For Event’s Second Year
This is the last week to vote in the second annual Merseyside Running Community Awards, which recognise and celebrate all aspects of the increasingly popular sport locally.
The awards were open to the public to nominate people and groups who they would like to see recognised for their achievements which contribute towards the ever growing Merseyside running community.
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WIRRAL HOSTS 3-DAY RACE SERIES AS CURTAIN RAISER TO ANNUAL HALF MARATHON/10K
September 14th 2015
Whistle Stop Tour of Wirral added to Event of the Year
Runners taking part in three race challenges descended on Wirral this weekend for a new race series.
The established BTR Wirral Half Marathon/10K returned yesterday (Sunday, 13 September) for its third consecutive year.
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NOMINATIONS OPEN TO CELEBRATE MERSEYSIDE RUNNING COMMUNITY
September 10th 2015
Awards Return With Extra Categories For 2015
Merseyside Running Community Awards are back with more categories for 2015 – and nominations are now open.
The awards celebrate, recognise and thank the individuals and groups who make a huge difference to Merseyside running.
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ALL ABOARD AS THE WIRRAL WHISTLE STOP TOUR STORMS INTO TOWN
September 7th 2015
Wirral Event Of The Year Expands With Extra Three-Day Race
The BTR Wirral Half Marathon/10K returns in less than two weeks – bigger, better and louder for 2015.
This is the event’s third consecutive year, and this time it has an earlier date of Sunday, 13 September.
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RACE IS ON FOR LIVERPOOL TO RETAIN WORLD SANTA TITLE
August 18th 2015
Medicash Announced As Title Sponsor 2015
The race is on for Liverpool to retain the title as the world’s biggest festive fun run when it hosts the event on Sunday, 6 December!
BTR Liverpool, organisers of the increasingly popular Medicash Santa Dash Liverpool, was officially presented with the Santaz trophy today (Monday, 17 August) by the organiser of the Great Santa Run in Las Vegas. . . MORE
TOURISTS COMPLETE 52-MILE MERSEY RUNNING CHALLENGE
July 20th 2015
BTR Tour Of Merseyside 2016 Sells Out In 8 Hours
The BTR Tour Of Merseyside (TOM) 2015 was brought to an exciting close after a week of races totally 52 miles – with places for the 2016 event selling out the very next day in only eight hours.
The seven-day event (5 to 11 July) featured six races of varying terrain in different locations across Merseyside, covering a total of 52 miles. . . MORE
TOURISTS SET FOR 52-MILE MERSEY CHALLENGE
July 3rd 2015
The highly anticipated annual BTR Tour Of Merseyside (TOM) returns this weekend when 300 runners embark on the gruelling week-long 52-mile challenge.
The unique event will see the participants – also known as Tourists – race in six events over seven days at various locations across Merseyside, with one rest day in the middle of the week. . . . MORE
CHILDREN TURN OUT IN FORCE FOR NEW FUN RUN SERIES
June 30th 2015
Almost 300 children from across the region descended on New Brighton yesterday (Sunday, 28 June) to take part in a new fun run series.
The BTR Kids’ Fun 1K 2K 3K event was staged on The Dips on Coastal Drive at the seaside resort. . . . MORE
CHERNOBYL CHILDREN ALL SET FOR NEW BRIGHTON
June 16th 2015
A group of children from Chernobyl visiting Wirral for a month’s respite will take part in a new fun run as part of their trip.
The group of 21 children, who are aged between eight and 13-years-old, are staying with host families across Wirral as part of a special visit organised by the Chernobyl Children’s Life Line charity. . . . MORE
BIGGEST TURN OUT FOR 10th BTR MERSEY TUNNEL 10K
June 8th 2015
A record number of runners pulled on their running shoes yesterday (Sunday, 7 June) for the 10th annual race which takes participants through the Mersey Tunnel.
Organisers BTR Liverpool closed the entries at 3,200 runners, the biggest number of entries to date since the event was brought back in 2006 at the request of the Mersey Tunnels. . . . MORE
THOUSANDS SET FOR SELL-OUT 10th BTR MERSEY TUNNEL 10K
June 3rd 2015
A staggering 3,200 runners will hit the streets of Liverpool and Wirral this weekend as they run through the Mersey Tunnel.
This is the 10th annual BTR Mersey Tunnel 10K – and the event is a sell-out.
The race takes runners on the unique route through the Kingsway Wallasey Tunnel – the only time runners can actually run underneath the River Mersey. . . . MORE
RUN FOR THE 96 TURNS STANLEY PARK INTO A SEA OF RED AND BLUE
April 21st 2015
Melanie C, Les Dennis, Andy Burnham, Alan Kennedy, Graham Stuart, John Durnin, Darren Farley, George Sephton and Kurtis Stacey join red and blue, young and old, to remember The 96
Almost 2,500 walkers, joggers and runners wearing red and blue stood side by side on Sunday (19 April) for the inaugural Run For The 96 5K in memory of the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives in the Hillsborough tragedy . . . MORE
BIG NAMES SUPPORT RUN FOR THE 96 5K
April 13th 2015
A host of well-known names from the worlds of music, sport and television are supporting the inaugural Run For The 96 5K which takes place this weekend.
The community legacy fun run is being staged to remember the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives in the Hillsborough tragedy. . . . MORE
HUNDREDS TURN OUT FOR NEW HALE VILLAGE 5 MILE RACE
April 6th 2015
Hundreds of runners descended on Hale Village yesterday (Easter Sunday, 5 April) to take part in a new race event.
The BTR Hale Village 5 Mile event was introduced following the cancellation of this year’s Run The Bridge – an established Easter Sunday race – due to work on the new Mersey Gateway crossing. . . . MORE
NEW HALE VILLAGE 5 MILE ROAD RACE THIS WEEKEND
April 2nd 2015
A new Easter Sunday race – the BTR Hale Village 5 Mile – takes place in Hale Village this weekend (5 April).
The introduction of the new event follows the cancellation of the usual Easter Sunday event Run The Bridge, which is unable to go ahead this year due to work on the new Mersey Gateway crossing. . . . MORE
THOUSANDS BRAVE TOUGH WEATHER CONDITIONS FOR 22nd LIVERPOOL HALF MARATHON
March 31st 2015
First year as part of national Vitality Run Series
More than 5,000 runners took to the city’s streets on Sunday (29 March) for the Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon.
The runners gathered at UNESCO World Heritage Site, Pier Head Liverpool, before setting off on a challenging 13.1-mile scenic course, taking in key Liverpool landmarks along the way . . . MORE
RUNNERS HEAD TO CITY FOR LIVERPOOL HALF MARATHON
March 26th 2015
First year as part of national Vitality Run Series
Liverpool is set to welcome over 6,200 runners from across the world this weekend for the Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon . . . MORE
RUNNERS TURN OUT IN FORCE FOR PORT SUNLIGHT
March 2nd 2015
Almost 1,800 runners took to the streets of Port Sunlight yesterday (Sunday, 1 March) for its fourth annual race day.
The family event attracted runners of all ages and abilities across two races in the picturesque village – 5K and 10K – which was followed by a 1K Kids’ Fun Run . . . MORE
HALE VILLAGE TO HOST NEW 5 MILE ROAD RACE EVENT
February 20th 2015
A new race for Hale Village has been announced following the cancellation of the popular Runcorn Bridge run.
The BTR Hale Village 5 Mile run will take place on Easter Sunday (5 April), starting at 9.30am in Hale Park, where it will also finish. It is expected that approximately 750 runners will take part. . . MORE
BTR PORT SUNLIGHT 10K RETURNS WITH NEW DATE
February 6th 2015
The BTR Port Sunlight 10K and family race day returns for 2015 with an earlier date in the running calendar of Sunday, 1 March.
The BTR Port Sunlight 10K offers runners of all levels the chance to participate in two loops of the flat course, taking in key sights of the picturesque village along the way. The day also includes a 5K race and a 1K fun run for children . . . MORE
MERSEYSIDE FOOTBALL LEGENDS SUPPORT
RUN FOR THE 96 5K
Alan Kennedy and Graham Stuart All Set For 5K Legacy Run
February 3rd 2015
Merseyside’s red and blue football legends Alan Kennedy and Graham Stuart have put their allegiances to one side during Derby week to support a new community running event to remember the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives in the Hillsborough tragedy.
Alan and Graham joined forces this afternoon (Tuesday, 3 February) at the Isla Gladstone Conservatory – located in Stanley Park between Anfield Stadium and Goodison Park – to officially back the inaugural Run For The 96 5K, which will take place at 9.30am on Sunday, 19 April . . . MORE
BROOKS ANNOUNCED AS EVENT PARTNER FOR
VITALITY LIVERPOOL HALF MARATHON 2015
January 27th 2015
Organisers of the Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon are pleased to announce footwear, apparel and accessories specialist Brooks as an official race partner for the exciting event taking place on Sunday, 29 March, 2015.
Brooks will be providing all finishers with their very own Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon finishers’ T-shirt as part of their congratulatory goody bag. And all those completing the race, will also be presented with a commemorative finishers’ medal as they cross the finishing line . . . MORE
DATE ANNOUNCED FOR RUN FOR THE 96 5K
Community Legacy Fun Run Will Be A Day To Remember
January 14th 2015
The date has been officially announced for a new community legacy running event in memory of the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives in the Hillsborough tragedy.
Accessible for all abilities, Run For The 96 5K takes place on Sunday, 19 April. The event starts at 9.30am and entries are now open . . . MORE