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Steel and Thompson take England Athletics 10 mile Championships

The Simplyhealth Great South Run in Portsmouth this weekend was once again host to the England Athletics 10 mile Championships. High quality domestic fields in both the men's and women's races, plus the additional late entry of Storm Brian on the Friday evening meant that it was going to be hard fought battle for the national titles.

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The focus this weekend was on the Simplyhealth Great South Run and the women's world half-marathon record at Valencia. Plus a look at highlights from cross country relays events for the Northern AA, Midlands AA and SEAA, plus the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon and more including Stroud Half Marathon, Abingdon Marathon and Surrey Masters Cross Country Championships.

County runners dominate Great West Run

The 2017 South West regional championships were decided on the results from two events - the Glastonbury 10k and the Great West Run Half Marathon. And incentivised by the Regional Championships, County teams from across the South West dominated the results in Exeter's Great West Run held on 15th October.

England Athletics 10M champs: Chris Thompson to defend Simplyhealth Great South Run title in Portsmouth

Chris Thompson will defend his Simplyhealth Great South Run title at the world's leading 10-mile event in Portsmouth this weekend.In the women's race, Charlotte Purdue and Gemma Steel will battle it out for honours.Tracy Barlow, who also represented Great Britain over the marathon in this summer's World Championships, will challenge Purdue and Steel in a largely domestic field which incorporates the England Athletics10 Mile Championships.

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