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MERSEY CELEBS GEAR UP FOR THIS WEEKEND’S 13th ANNUAL SANTA DASH
Smith boxing brothers, Liverpool FC legend, TV stars
November 30th 2016

Some of Merseyside’s biggest sporting stars from the worlds of boxing and football are gearing up to pull on a Santa suit and their trainers ready for this weekend’s Liverpool Santa Dash.

 

The Radio City Liverpool Santa Dash is the UK’s biggest festive 5K fun run. It takes place this Sunday (4 December), starting at 9.30am from Pier Head Liverpool. . .  MORE

DASH AND RAISE CASH FOR OFFICIAL CHARITY TRIO
Cash for Kids, Everton in the Community and Zoe's Place
November 28th 2016

Liverpool’s dashing Santas are being invited to pull on their trainers and Santa suit for a day of fun while raising much-needed cash for charity.

 

The Radio City Liverpool Santa Dash is this Sunday (4 December) – and it’s the UK’s biggest festive 5K fun run. . .  MORE

MERSEYSIDE RUNNING COMMUNITY AWARDS 2016 WINNERS ANNOUNCED
Third Annual event celebrates Mersey sporting champions
November 18th 2016

The winners of the Merseyside Running Community Awards 2016 have been announced.

The top honours were revealed at a special celebratory awards dinner at The Richmond Hotel Liverpool in front of 130 guests and sponsors.. . .  MORE

ABOARD FOR THE UK'S BIGGEST FESTIVE FUN RUN
Open-top bus packed with Santas launches Liverpool event
October 19th 2016

 

A group of 40 Santas toured the city on an open-top bus today (Wednesday, 19 October) to launch this year’s Liverpool Santa Dash.

 

The countdown is now on to the Radio City Liverpool Santa Dash on Sunday, 4 December – the UK’s biggest festive fun run. . .  MORE

SUN SHINES ON WIRRAL WEEKEND OF RUNNING
Wirral 10K / Wirral Half Marathon / Whistle Stop Tour of Wirral
September 14th 2016

More than 2,000 runners took part in a hat-trick of race events across Wirral at the weekend.

 

Runners from across the region descended on Wirral to take part in races organised by Hoylake-based organisers BTR in parks, on the beach and along the coastline. . .  MORE

WIRRAL GETS SET FOR WEEKEND RUN SERIES
Wirral 10K / Wirral Half Marathon / Whistle Stop Tour of Wirral
September 6th 2016

Wirral’s parks, coastline and beaches will be alive with the sound of running shoes pounding the pavements across the peninsula this weekend for a running series featuring three race events.

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KIDS GET ON THEIR MARKS FOR BTR FUN RUN DAY IN HOYLAKE

Choice of 1K, 2K or 3K - and a 5K fun run for the big kids!

September 1st 2016

More than 300 excited and energetic youngsters are gearing up to take part in this weekend’s fun run series in Hoylake.

 

The BTR Kids 1K 2K 3K Fun Run returns for its second year this coming Sunday (4 September), with the first fun run starting at 2pm.

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11th BTR MERSEY TUNNEL 10K ON COURSE TO SELL OUT

June 13th 2016

 

This weekend will see more than 3,000 runners take on the annual challenge of running through the Mersey Tunnel.

The 11th BTR Mersey Tunnel 10K race takes place on Sunday (19 June), starting at 9.30am.

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SEA OF RED AND BLUE RUN TO REMEMBER THE 96
Special Guests Turn Out Including Rafa Benitez

May 24th 2016

Two thousand people pulled on their trainers and put their football allegiance to one side for the day to take part in the second annual Run For The 96 5K in Liverpool

 

Runners wearing red and blue commemorative T-shirts stood side by side on Sunday (22 May) for the community legacy fun run in Stanley Park – a fitting location between Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium and Everton’s Goodison Park . . . MORE

 
STARS BACK LEGACY RUN TO REMEMBER THE 96
Merseybeat Legend Gerry Marsden MBE Gives His Support

May 18th 2016

 

Merseybeat legend Gerry Marsden MBE is the latest name to throw his support behind this weekend’s Run For The 96 5K.

 

The second annual community legacy fun run is on Sunday (22 May) at 9.30am in Stanley Park – a fitting location between Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium and Everton’s Goodison Park.. . . MORE

 

COURSE RECORDS SET AND CROWDS TURN OUT FOR PORT SUNLIGHT RACE DAY
Unilever sponsored event a massive success for fifth year

April 18th 2016

 

More than 1,700 enthusiastic runners took to the picturesque boulevards of Port Sunlight Village yesterday (Sunday, 17 April).

 

The BTR Port Sunlight Road Race is organised in conjunction with Port Sunlight Village Trust and is sponsored by Unilever. This was the fifth annual event featuring 5K and 10K races, followed by a children’s 1K fun run. . . MORE

 

UNILEVER RUNNERS GEAR UP FOR PORT SUNLIGHT 5K
Team of 40 get on their marks for village race day

April 12th 2016

 

A team of 40 enthusiastic runners from Unilever are gearing up to take part in the BTR Port Sunlight Road Race this coming weekend.

 

The runners, many of whom are about to embark in their first race event, have been eagerly training to take part in the 5K on Sunday, 17 April. . . MORE

 

COMMUNITY LEGACY 5K FUN RUN RETURNS IN MAY
Official charities are Liverpool FC Foundation and Everton in the Community

March 23rd 2016

 

Today (Tuesday, 22 March) marks exactly two months until the second annual Run For The 96 5K takes place in Liverpool’s Stanley Park.

 

The 2016 fun run was launched today at the Isla Gladstone Conservatory in Stanley Park, with the help of the event’s official charities the Liverpool FC Foundation and Everton in the Community. . . MORE

 

SUN SHINES SUCCESS ON 5,000 RUNNERS FOR VITALITY LIVERPOOL HALF MARATHON
Second year as part of national Vitality Run Series

March 16th 2016

 

More than 5,000 runners took to the streets of Liverpool at the weekend (Sunday, 13 March) in perfect weather conditions for the 23rd annual Liverpool Half Marathon.

 

New for 2016, the Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon – which was first staged in 1994 and is the North West’s biggest half marathon – also featured a new Liverpool 10-Mile Road Race which proved popular with runners. . . MORE

 

UNILEVER ANNOUNCED AS PORT SUNLIGHT ROAD RACE SPONSOR
Global Company supports race day for third year running

February 16th 2016

 

Unilever Port Sunlight has been confirmed as the headline sponsor of the increasingly popular annual BTR Port Sunlight Road Race.

 

The announcement comes from race organisers BTR Liverpool and Port Sunlight Village Trust almost nine weeks ahead of the 2016 event . . . MORE

 

NEW HOYLAKE HOME FOR RACE ORGANISERS BTR
‘Business as usual, the BTR door is open to all’

February 2nd 2016

 

Independent race organisers BTR have relocated to Hoylake on the Wirral from Liverpool city centre.

 

The move has come about due to a number of commercial considerations taken over the last 12 months, and the lease on the organisation’s premises in Liverpool city centre had come to an end . . . MORE

 

North West’s Biggest Half Marathon grows with New 10-Mile Road Race
Second year as part of national Vitality Run Series

January 28th 2016

 

The North West’s biggest half marathon will grow further again this year with the introduction of a new Liverpool 10-Mile Road Race for 2016.

 

The event will run alongside the Vitality Liverpool Half Marathon on Sunday, 13 March – the 23rd consecutive year the half marathon has taken place.. . . MORE