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Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

Highlights from the South, North and Midlands Cross Country Relay Championships, plus the Amsterdam Marathon, Toronto Waterfront Marathon and Sunday's Simplyhealth Great South Run. Also reports from the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon (India), Cambridge Town Gown 10k and Bud's Run 5km (Birmingham).

10 Mile champs sees hat-trick for Thompson and win for Steel

Runners at last year's Great South Run had the tail end of Storm Brian to contend with, but what a difference a year makes. Yesterday the mass start runners were being advised to take on plenty of water and wear sun screen. This hugely popular event incorporated the England Athletics 10 Mile championships.

AAA Tom Pink Relays provide stiff competition at Lee Valley

The AAA Tom Pink Relays have been bringing joy to thousands of children across the country each year since 2007. The format, which introduces athletics competition to the younger age groups, has been funded from a legacy left to the AAA by the Pink Family in memory of their son Tom, a keen athlete who was tragically killed in a car accident at the age of 18.

Athletics Weekly's latest weekly round-up

A look at some of the top athletics performances from the past week at events including the Youth Olympic Games, Durban 10km, Manchester Half Marathon, Simplyhealth Great Birmingham Run, and the Cardiff Cross Challenge. Other highlights include the Medibank Melbourne Marathon Festival (Australia), The Running Festival at Goodwood, Eden Project Marathon (Cornwall), and Asda Foundation Yorkshire Marathon.

Saucony English Cross Country Relays: 3 November

The Saucony English Cross Country Relays take place this year on Saturday 3rd November once again at Berry Hill Park, Mansfield. This is the 30th year that the event has been held on the compact course, with the venue and gathered club cross country enthusiasts generating a great atmosphere.

English U23 Mountain runners acquit themselves well in Slovenia

Callum Davidson (Ribble Valley Harriers, self-coached) and Rory Domville (Reading AC / Bath Uni, coach: Derek Hawkins) both performed competently in a top quality field in the Smarna Gora Mountain Running Race in Ljubljana, Slovenia on Saturday. The race was the final round of the World Cup Series of 5 races.

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