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Leeds author Joe Williams celebrates city’s best-known tradition, The Otley Run, with book launch

Otley Runners outside "The Three HorseShoes"

By Adele Lyth A Leeds poet has published a verse novella celebrating one of the city’s best-known traditions. Author Joe Williams from Headingley has written a verse novella which captures the experience of doing the Otley Run through 15 poems. The Otley Run is done by hundreds of people every weekend, and involves groups and individuals in fancy dress visiting […]

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10-year anniversary for Bradford’s 10K charity run for Epilepsy Action

10-year anniversary for Bradford’s 10K charity run for Epilepsy Action

  By Chelsey Ward OVER 1,700 runners laced their trainers to tackle Bradford’s 10k run raising £42,000, for Epilepsy Action.

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Inspirational Paralympic hopeful to race in Leeds 10k

Inspirational Paralympic hopeful to race in Leeds 10k

by Emma Kirwan A wheelchair racer and Paralympic hopeful will be among leading athletes competing in the Leeds 10K this weekend. Callum Hall, 22, was left paralysed in September 2012 after stepping on a sea urchin while diving off the Greek island of Skiathos. Mr Hall, from Yeadon said: “I am really excited to be racing in my home city! The atmosphere […]

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Leeds couple praised in Parliament for PTSD run

MP Stuart Andrew, Louisa Rodriguez, Elizabeth Yarwood, Nick Cane and Simon Buckden outside 10 Downing Street

by Lauren Wafer-Kiddle A Leeds MP addressed the issue of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Question Time yesterday after a local couple finished a gruelling 216 mile run to 10 Downing Street to raise awareness of the condition. Simon Buckden, 41, and Louisa Rodriguez, 30, both of Leeds, ran 216 miles from Leeds to London over seven days arriving yesterday (March 26). […]

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