Classic - Long standing races.

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Mar 2014
8:08pm, 22 Mar 2014
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Dvorak
Tom Scott 10 mile road race in Lanarkshire dates from 1962, though has change course in that time (and is off on further travels this year due to the Commonwealth Games).
Mar 2014
8:38pm, 22 Mar 2014
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Bluebell2325
My local Brampton to Carlisle road race, which is ran by the Border a Harriers, claims to be the oldest 10 mile road race in the United Kingdom. Which sounds impressive, but is quite low key and very no frills. 2013 was the sixty second running of the race and I hope it continues for many years as I love it!
Mar 2014
9:03pm, 22 Mar 2014
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Johnny Panic
Reminds me - Bampton to Tiverton, 1946.
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9:45pm, 22 Mar 2014
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DerbyTup
Brampton Carlisle is a quick course too. Great pb potential ;-)
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9:49pm, 22 Mar 2014
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swittle
+1 ^
Mar 2014
9:51pm, 22 Mar 2014
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Ticketyboo
Balloch to Clydebank has been going since 1928. Originally a 12 mile race it was extended to a half marathon in 2000 and has plenty of pb potential.
Mar 2014
9:56pm, 22 Mar 2014
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becca7
Maidenhead Easter 10 will be run for the 61st time this year. Another good one for a PB attempt.
Mar 2014
10:15pm, 22 Mar 2014
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Ticketyboo
The Scottish Distance Running site has a page dedicated to the classic races many of which are still run. scottishdistancerunninghistory.co.uk
Mar 2014
9:18pm, 23 Mar 2014
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Muds
Thanks guys, A couple in the south I over looked and some further afield that would require some forethought and planning.
2 that I do, but didnt mention before the Southern Counties and English national CC Champs, especially when on the classic Parliament Hill Fields in London.

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