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Video: Do you know any of the 1,000 runners in this 10K?

Around 1,000 runners braved a blustery and overcast Dronfield today to take part in the annual 10K and Fun Race.
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Alicia Barrett, who was in sparkling form at the England U20 Indoor Athletics Championships.

Hurdler Barrett breaks 31-year-old British record twice on same day

Sprint hurdler Alicia Barrett, of the Chesterfield and District club, twice broke British junior records at the England U20 Indoor Athletics Championships at Sheffield at the weekend.

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Promising Chesterfield hurdler working with Jessica Ennis-Hill’s trainer Toni Minichiello

Promising Chesterfield hurdler working with Jessica Ennis-Hill’s trainer Toni Minichiello

Chesterfield hurdler Alicia Barrett is quietly confident heading into her maiden BUCS Nationals next week.

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Alicia takes Northern 60m crown

Members of Chesterfield and District Athletics Club returned from the Northern Indoor Championships with four medals and several eye-catching performances.

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Chesterfield's Alicia Barrett: title double in Sheffield

Perdy pud records go; Sheffield school wins national cross country title; Chesterfield international’s Northern Indoor double

Pre-race favourites Mohammed Abu-Rezeq (Altrincham) and Eilish McColgan (Dundee) both set new course records in the Percy Pud 10K in the Loxley Valley.

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Buxton Athletics Club

Buxton AC crowned East Midlands Club of the Year

A local athletics club has been rewarded with a prestigious regional gong for bucking the trend and growing their membership.

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Steve battles through flash flooding in France

Steve battles through flash flooding in France

Clowne Road Runner Steve Battle overcame flash flooding to record a personal best (PB) at a six-day championship event in Privas, France.

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Gold medal winning cyclist Dame Sarah Storey. Photo: onEdition

OPINION: What can we learn from GB’s tremendous Paralympic success?

The Rio Paralympics were a terrific spectacle full of tremendous stories of courage, triumph over adversity and sporting excellence. But among all the heartwarming stories, let’s make sure we remember that last point — sporting excellence.

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Sisters inspired by Olympic medal winner

Sisters inspired by Olympic medal winner

Two sisters have set their sights on emulating one of the success stories from Team GB at the Rio Olympics.

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Are you pictured in our gallery of runners at the Mansfield 10k?

Marshall Milton Keynes AC’s Mark Ryall and wife Linsey combined house-hunting with medal-winning in this morning’s second annual Reach Mansfield 10k race.

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Celebrate your local sporting heroes as Olympic interest reaches fever pitch

Celebrate your local sporting heroes as Olympic interest reaches fever pitch

Interest in the Olympics may be at fever pitch this week, but not all of our sporting heroes are competing in Rio.

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Silver in Rio for Sheffield super mum Jessica Ennis Hill

360 PHOTO: Super mum Jessica Ennis-Hill is still our golden girl after silver in Rio

Super mum Jessica Ennis-Hill is still our golden girl despite silver in the heptathlon at the Rio Olympics, writes Graham Walker.
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VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Jessica Ennis-Hill can strike gold in Rio, says Kelly Holmes

Olympic legend Dame Kelly Holmes is tipping Sheffield's own golden girl Jessica Ennis-Hill to retain her heptathlon crown in Rio this weekend.

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RAY OF SUNSHINE -- veteran Ray Matthews, supported by friends, at the start of his latest marathon.

Veteran marathon man Ray Matthews gets support from Clowne Road Runners

Veteran marathon-runner Ray Matthews received worthy support from the Clowne Road Runners club as he continued his remarkable challenge for charity to mark his 75th birthday.

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TWIN PEAKS -- Alicia and Ella Barrett, gunning for glory at the 2020 Olympic Games.

Athletics twins with 2020 vision are on track to be big in Japan at the Olympics

As the countdown continues to the Olympic Games in Rio this summer, the sporting world is beginning to sit up and take notice of Team GB’s golden gymnastics sisters, Becky and Ellie Downie.

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12 June 2016.......       Alistair Brownlee celebrates his win of the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Leeds on the podium in Millenium Square.  Picture Tony Johnson

OPINION: Have we ever seen a more worrying build up to an Olympic Games?

We have almost reached the end of the four-year-long road to Rio and the Olympic Games in Brazil.

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Jessica Ennis-Hill at the English Institute of Sport. Picture: Andrew Roe

Drugs cheats spoiling Olympics for both athletes and sports fans

He was one of the heroes of perhaps the greatest night ever or British athletics. Long jumper Greg Rutherford claimed a gold medal to set up an enthralling Saturday evening that just got better and better as heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill and 10,000 metres runner Mo Farrah joined in the fun with golds of their own.

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Clowne’s Helen Worsfold impresses

Clowne’s Helen Worsfold impresses

Clowne Road Runner’s Helen Worsfold took on her first 24 hour event at the Hardcastle 24.

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Dronfield fitness charity event for Sheffield children's hospice

Dronfield-based Woodlands Fitness Centre is to stage a fitness-themed fundraising event for Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice.
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Personal best for Dan

Dan is the man as Chesterfield athlete chalks up personal best in USA

Chesterfield-born long jumper Dan Bramble last night hit a new personal best in the final of the World Indoor Athletics Championship

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