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Couch to 5km running

I took up running in my forties. I was a late starter. To be honest, I’d never really liked running at all and I had no idea where to start. I just wanted to get a little bit fitter. A

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New teams’ event creating a buzz

The new teams’ event in this year’s marathon and fun run seem to be creating a real buzz. With a perpetual trophy and bragging rights up for grabs, the word around town is that competition will be fierce. Will the winning

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Hello from the event coordinator

Hi. My name is Alison Fenton and this year I’m very excited to be the event coordinator and run director of the Great Kanku-Breakaways Marathon. I’m working closely with Chevahn, Joel and Shontelle, the team who managed last year’s event.

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Calling all volunteers

We need your help! The marathon and fun run is a wonderful community event, but it wouldn’t be possible without the help of volunteers. We need people to station our checkpoints, help with marshalling, registration and check-ins, some event logistics and transportation,

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Training to run

You’ve dusted off your sand shoes and you’d really like to enter an event in the Kanku-Breakaways Marathon and fun run/walk, but you’re not sure where to start? You can do this! Runner’s World  have a free six week training plan

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2019 registrations now open!

It’s time to pull on your running shoes again and get training for the Great Kanku-Breakaways Marathon, fun run and ride. The event on 1 June 2019 is approaching fast and registrations are now open. This year there are four

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Online registrations coming soon…

Online registrations will be coming soon.  From the 16th April you will be able to register online to enter one of the following events: 42.2km Marathon 21.1km Half Marathon, Ride or Walk 10km Run, Ride or Walk 5km Run, Ride

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2nd June 2018 The Great Kanku-Breakaways Marathon

This years marathon will be held on Saturday the 2nd June 2018.  There will be a number of different race categories including 42.2 km run, 21.1 km run, ride or walk, 10 km run, ride or walk, 5 km run,

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My Great Kanku-Breakaways Marathon experience

Great Breakaways Marathon Have you noticed that to do well you need to pick your event?  I’ve noticed that if I’m reasonably ‘race ready’ and doing consistent times, where I place depends on who’s there on the day.  Which is

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