SOUTH WEST SPORTS NEWS guide to #swrunning

Devon based running mum and Olympian Jo PaveyNew to running?

South West Sports News loves running and is passionate about how twitter enables us to interact so we have combined the two for our guide to make it easier for you to connect with your nearest #swrunning group.

What are you waiting for? Start running today...

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SW RUNNING South West England race dates

YOUR NEXT RACE COULD BE HERE...on the run in the sun

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July 2016

King & Queen of the Mountain 5 miles (1900) enter Haldon Trail Runners

Thornbury 10k (Thursday, 1930 start) entry details Thornbury RC

Magnificent 7 Saltash organised by Tamar Trotters RC

Kingsbridge Fair 10k, 1930 start entry details

Cornwood Challenge 10k MT, 1830 start entry details

Exeter 10k entry limit reached

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ONLY 24 HOURS to your first half marathon

This article was originally penned 24 hours before the record-breaking 2010 Plymouth Half Marathon... so what if you are running a half marathon for the first time?

SWSN asked experienced Tamar Trotters runner Pete Waumsley - who, at the time, had run something in the region of 35 half marathons - his advice.

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TAMAR TROTTERS running club

There are a string of top running clubs throughout the region and I intend to try and link you to them all eventually.

First off . . . Tamar Trotters, who are based in Saltash and boast a superb, informative website as well as being an all-round welcoming, friendly and helpful club.

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RIGHT, SAID FRED: INSTINCTIVE SPORTS

I ran my first eight miles in preparation for next month's Plymouth Half Marathon on Sunday at Burrator but it was thanks to a runner from Instinctive Sports, Fred Jenkins, that I ran a half decent pace.

Fred was a great ambassador for the sport and Instinctive Sports, reminding me why I started running with a club in the first place.

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RUNNING Bristol Half, Plymouth 10k & Tamar Trotters

I have just started long overdue on-the-run updates to the SWSN running pages.

Essentially this has meant refreshing Your Club link to Tamar Trotters, including adding a link to the Saltash-based running club’s twitter feed.

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PLYMOUTH HALF ENTRIES CLOSE AT RECORD HIGH

Entries for the 2010 Plymouth Half Marathon on Sunday May 30 have closed at a record high.

Race organiser Nigel Rowe MBE said: "It's fantastic news to have achieved 6,000 entrants - our largest to date.

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