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14th November, 2017

The Haute Route Alps and Haute Route Pyrenees reveal two stunning courses for 2018

During a landmark year for the Haute Route in 2018 both of the flagship 7-day events in Europe are returning with revamped and rejuvenated courses that are sure to please amateur riders from across the globe. The Haute Route Alps returns to its original North to South route, now starting from the mountain town of Megève and finishing on the Mediterranean seafront in the city of Nice. The Haute Route Pyrenees will both start and finish in France's city of cycling, Pau, whilst also visiting numerous host towns and showcasing the best cols the Pyrenees has to offer.

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5th November, 2017

A superb 10th anniversary edition

Uniting on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice this morning, the 13,300 participants taking part in the 10th edition of the French Riviera Marathon Nice-Cannes set off at 8am with slightly overcast skies.

Ahead of the runners, was a 42.195km coastal course passing through many of the French Riviera's most famous landmarks and finishing on the famous Boulevard de la Croisette in Cannes.

The runners enjoyed one of the world's most attractive marathon courses with 95% of the route along the Mediterranean Sea with the sun rising up in Cannes to welcome the runners as they crossed…

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3rd November, 2017

The Volvo Ocean Race gets serious - Dongfeng takes on the Atlantic Ocean and Leg 2

At last the Volvo Ocean Race 2017-18 is getting down to business. After the training build-up, the official Prologue and the coastal racing of Leg 1, the fleet is about to test its mettle during three weeks in the Atlantic and Dongfeng Race Team is raring to go.

At a nominal 7,000 nautical miles, Leg 2 from Lisbon to Cape Town, which sets sail at 1400 local time on Sunday, is the second longest of the entire race and undoubtedly one of the toughest and most difficult in terms of strategy and weather.

The weather forecast is…

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3rd November, 2017

Race Village for the 10th French Riviera Marathon Nice-Cannes is open

The Running Expo Marathon Village for the tenth French Riviera Marathon Nice-Cannes officially opened its doors yesterday to thousands of running enthusiasts ready to take part in this great festival of running.

Around 13,330 runners are expected to toe the start-line on the Promenade des Anglais across three race formats on Sunday.

Runners lined up to collect their bibs and official bags as the doors to the Running Expo opened at 4pm yesterday on the Place Masséna.

The Running Expo gives runners and spectators an opportunity to discover the French Riviera Marathon's partners and ensure they…

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30th October, 2017

The Geneva 20km by Genève Aéroport takes flight

Uniting on the Quai du Mont-Blanc this morning, the 2200 participants taking part in the inaugural edition of the Geneva 20km by Genève Aéroport set off at 9:30am. Conditions were perfect for running on the day, with slightly overcast skies and clement temperatures ideal for fast times.

Having run the first kilometre along the lake the runners entered the international district of Geneva, running through the Place des Nations on their way out of the city centre. Exiting the city runners were greeted with breath-taking views over the Geneva countryside and a few snow capped peaks discernable in…

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