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  • Running Imp provide prizes for the St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice Awards ceremony

    Running Imp provide prizes for the St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice Awards ceremony


    With the St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice Awards having taken place on September 14th, Running Imp provided the awards for the occasion. Our Charity of the Year in 2013, Running Imp still maintain close ties with St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice who provide outstanding compassionate care to elderly Lincolnshire residents.

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    20 September 2017
  • Running Imp kick off Meningitis Awareness Week in style

    Running Imp kick off Meningitis Awareness Week in style


    With day one of Meningitis Awareness Week taking place on Monday, Running Imp ran a series of activities to raise funds for our Charity of the Year - the Meningitis Research Foundation. We actively support the charity after customers Alan and Ruth Glynn tragically lost their daughter Alexis Rose from meningitis at just 19 months in 2011.

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    19 September 2017
  • Running Imp proud to sponsor the 2017 Lincoln Half Marathon

    Running Imp proud to sponsor the 2017 Lincoln Half Marathon


    Soon taking place on Sunday 1st October, Running Imp are proud to be an official sponsor of the 2017 Lincoln Half Marathon. Organised by OSB Events, our sponsorship comes after supplying them with many products down the years.

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    Posted on:
    14 September 2017
  • Employee of the Month – August 2017

    Employee of the Month – August 2017


    Running Imp are pleased to name Daniel Farmer our successful Employee of the Month for August 2017. Scooping the majority of the votes, Dan won thanks to his dedication and professionalism in successfully liaising with one of our farthest away clients from New Zealand.

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    04 September 2017
  • Running Imp sponsoring t-shirts for Iain Maynard’s Holyhead to Lincoln challenge

    Running Imp sponsoring t-shirts for Iain Maynard’s Holyhead to Lincoln challenge


    Local ‘Fridge Man’ Iain Maynard is soon taking on an epic set of marathons from Holyhead to Lincoln and Running Imp are proudly sponsoring t-shirts for the event. Officially entitled A Challenge For Halle-Rose, the four-day event takes place on September 6th to raise funds for Iain’s young daughter Halle-Rose.

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    Posted on:
    31 August 2017
  • Running Imp to support Meningitis Awareness Week this September

    Running Imp to support Meningitis Awareness Week this September


    With Meningitis Awareness Week taking place from September 18th to the 24th, Running Imp will be running a range of activities to support the campaign. Supporting the Meningitis Research Foundation as our Charity of the Year for 2017, we want to do our part to raise both funds and awareness of the disease.

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    Posted on:
    15 August 2017
  • Lincoln City FC to sport Running Imp logo for the first time tomorrow

    Lincoln City FC to sport Running Imp logo for the first time tomorrow


    Lincoln City FC will sport our Running Imp company logo for the first time in a competitive fixture tomorrow evening. Travelling away to Rotherham United in the first round of the Carabao Cup, the Millers’ home kit is red so the Imps will wear their black change strip for the first time this season.

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    Posted on:
    07 August 2017
  • We’re nearly 30-years-old! Lincoln City FC congratulate Running Imp

    We’re nearly 30-years-old! Lincoln City FC congratulate Running Imp


    On the day that Lincoln City FC ran their 2017/18 season photo call, there was a special moment for Running Imp to savour. Soon celebrating our 30th anniversary in February 2018, Imps manager Danny Cowley and assistant manager Nicky Cowley posed for a picture with our CEO Chris Illsley.

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    Posted on:
    03 August 2017
  • Employee of the Month – July 2017

    Employee of the Month – July 2017


    This July, we’ve awarded our Employee of the Month honour to Head of Accounts Justin O’Mahony.

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    Posted on:
    01 August 2017
  • Happy 30th birthday to Senior Manager Kate Jennett

    Happy 30th birthday to Senior Manager Kate Jennett


    From all of the team at Running Imp, we'd like to wish a happy birthday to our Senior Manager Kate Jennett!

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    Posted on:
    31 July 2017
  • Brand new Running Imp logo unveiled

    Brand new Running Imp logo unveiled


    We’re thrilled to announce the launch of our new Running Imp logo for our internationally renowned running/charity supplies and event medals brand.

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    Posted on:
    29 July 2017
  • Running Imp successfully support local Get Fit Get Active event

    Running Imp successfully support local Get Fit Get Active event


    Running Imp were delighted to support yet another event recently, this time in our home county of Lincolnshire. Leadenham Church of England Primary School recently ran their Get Fit Get Active event back on June 13th.

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    Posted on:
    24 July 2017
  • The Otter and River Run delighted with Running Imp’s service

    The Otter and River Run delighted with Running Imp’s service


    Here at Running Imp, we love nothing more than receiving fantastic feedback from our customers. Recently supplying multiple products to The Otter and River Run 2017, event organiser Jo Earlam was delighted with our service.

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    Posted on:
    21 July 2017
  • Brand New Bespoke Medals website successfully launched

    Brand New Bespoke Medals website successfully launched


    Our new and improved Bespoke Medals website is here! Fully responsive, it’s never been easier to buy Medals, Bespoke Items, Optional Extras and more! Supplying medals through Running Imp for over 29 years, view our internationally renowned products in stunning detail.

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    Posted on:
    20 July 2017
  • Running Imp sponsor Alexis Rose 10k Trail Race

    Running Imp sponsor Alexis Rose 10k Trail Race


    It was an absolute pleasure for Running Imp to sponsor the Alexis Rose 10k Trail Race that took place at the weekend. Regular customers with Running Imp, Ruth and Alan Glynn tragically lost their daughter Alexis Rose from meningitis at just 19 months back in 2011.

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    Posted on:
    18 July 2017
  • Running Imp become Special Olympics GB's official medal supplier for 2017

    Running Imp become Special Olympics GB's official medal supplier for 2017


    We are delighted to announce we’ve now become Special Olympics GB’s official medal supplier for 2017. Our Bespoke Medals division will now proudly supply all of the medals and place awards for Special Olympics GB’s National Summer Games.  

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    Posted on:
    10 July 2017
  • Running Imp donate City United Trophy for Lincoln United vs Lincoln City friendly

    Running Imp donate City United Trophy for Lincoln United vs Lincoln City friendly


    Running Imp are delighted to be donating The City United Trophy for Saturday’s pre-season friendly fixture between Lincoln United and Lincoln City FC.

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    Posted on:
    05 July 2017
  • Employee of the Month - June 2017

    Employee of the Month - June 2017


    For the very first time, Running Imp have decided to award two winners for our Employee of the Month honour - both Robyn and Marc. Congratulations to the pair of you!

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    Posted on:
    04 July 2017
  • Running Imp become Lincoln City FC’s away shirt sponsor for 2017/18

    Running Imp become Lincoln City FC’s away shirt sponsor for 2017/18


    Following Lincoln City FC’s history making 2016/17 season, Running Imp are thrilled to announce we have become the Imps’ official sponsor on the back of the away shirt for 2017/18.

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    Posted on:
    20 June 2017
  • Running Imp successfully teams up with the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run

    Running Imp successfully teams up with the Maccabi GB Community Fun Run


    Successfully taking place last Sunday, Running Imp were delighted to provide Maccabi GB with a timing clock and gantry for their 2017 Community Fun Run.

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    Posted on:
    19 June 2017
  • Running Imp medals showcased at first-ever 'Women Can Marathon'

    Running Imp medals showcased at first-ever 'Women Can Marathon'


    Running Imp are delighted to have provided the medals for the first ever 'Women Can Marathon' that recently took place on May 28th.

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    Posted on:
    09 June 2017
  • Running Imp proudly sponsoring Lincoln United in 2017/18

    Running Imp proudly sponsoring Lincoln United in 2017/18


    Running Imp are proud to announce we’re sponsoring Lincoln United and Kallum Smith throughout 2017/18.

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    Posted on:
    08 June 2017
  • Employee of the Month – May 2017

    Employee of the Month – May 2017


    We have awarded employee of the month to our Senior Purchasing Administrator Sophie Reynolds.

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    Posted on:
    05 June 2017
  • Running Imp - Special Olympics Great Britain

    Running Imp - Special Olympics Great Britain


    We’re thrilled to be appointed as the 2017 Official Medal Supplier to Special Olympics Great Britain, supplying all of the medals and place awards for their games in Sheffield.

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    Posted on:
    31 May 2017
  •  BTR Liverpool - Run for the 96 5K

    BTR Liverpool - Run for the 96 5K


    Running Imp have worked with Alan and Yvonne from BTR Liverpool for a number of years now, supplying them with their medals for all of their events. 

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    Posted on:
    15 May 2017
  • Mile of Money - Meningitis Research Foundation

    Mile of Money - Meningitis Research Foundation


    Each month Running Imp looks to fundraise in different ways to help raise money for our charity of the year: Meningitis Research Foundation.

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    Posted on:
    27 April 2017
  • New Branding Revealed for Bespoke Medals

    New Branding Revealed for Bespoke Medals


    Running Imp is excited to announce the launch of a new logo for our custom medal worldwide brand 'Bespoke Medals'.

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    Posted on:
    18 April 2017
  • London Marathon Counts on Running Imp Again

    London Marathon Counts on Running Imp Again


    Running Imp, are proud to once again be supporting the Virgin Money Giving London Marathon as the Official Contractor for the timing clocks.  

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    Posted on:
    12 April 2017
  • Alan Glynn – Meningitis Research Foundation

    Alan Glynn – Meningitis Research Foundation


    Each year we choose a charity to whom we donate money from the sale of medals and company fundraising projects. This year our Charity of the Year for 2017 is Meningitis Research Foundation. Regular customers at Running Imp are Alan and Ruth Glynn from Perth in Scotland, who sadly lost their daughter Alexis Rose at just 19 months of age from meningitis in 2011. Alan and Ruth have been raising money for MRF ever since, Alan’s story is why we decided to have MRF as our Charity of the year 2017!

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    Posted on:
    10 April 2017
  • Employee of the Month – March 2017

    Employee of the Month – March 2017


    We have awarded employee of the month to our Head of Production Michael McKane. He joined Running Imp 12 years ago and throughout his time with us he has shown great commitment and dedication to his work.

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    Posted on:
    06 April 2017
  • Dress Down Tuesday - Meningitis Research Foundation

    Dress Down Tuesday - Meningitis Research Foundation


    Each year we choose a charity to whom we donate money to from the sale of medals and company fundraising projects. This year our Charity of the Year for 2017 is Meningitis Research Foundation.

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    Posted on:
    28 March 2017
  • Running Imp at the Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon 2017

    Running Imp at the Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon 2017


    On Sunday 12th March approximately 9,000 runners took part in the 2017 Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon. 

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    Posted on:
    17 March 2017
  • St Barnabas Colour Dash 2017

    St Barnabas Colour Dash 2017


    Running Imp are thrilled to be partnering once again with St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice, supporting their annual Colour Dash. 

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    Posted on:
    10 March 2017
  • Running Imp design team go sugar free for February

    Running Imp design team go sugar free for February


    Our design team came together and took a pledge to go without sugar for the month of February –all to raise funds for the lifesaving work carried out by Cancer Research UK.

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    Posted on:
    09 March 2017
  • Running Imp Supports Lincoln City Football Club

    Running Imp Supports Lincoln City Football Club


    Non-League Lincoln became the first team in 103 years to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals with a stunning win over Premier League side Burnley.

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    Posted on:
    07 March 2017
  • Employee of the Month – February 2017

    Employee of the Month – February 2017


    We have awarded employee of the month to Jeff Musson our Caretaker for being happy to help everyone, and going the extra mile.

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    Posted on:
    06 March 2017
  • Bespoke Medals create unique colourful medal for Book Day Challenge

    Bespoke Medals create unique colourful medal for Book Day Challenge


    Saxons Vikings and Normans Marathons approached Bespoke Medals to design a unique souvenir for their upcoming Book Day Challenge event. The six-hour trail run will take place in King's Wood in the heart of Kent, between Ashford and Canterbury, next week (Tuesday 7 March 2017).

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    Posted on:
    03 March 2017
  • Running Imp support Cooke & Connell aviation fundraiser

    Running Imp support Cooke & Connell aviation fundraiser


    Running Imp is thrilled to be helping Cooke & Connell with their latest fundraising project for 2017. 

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    Posted on:
    28 February 2017
  • Congratulations Lincoln City for the dramatic win!

    Congratulations Lincoln City for the dramatic win!


    Non-League Lincoln City became the first team in 103 years to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals with a last minute win over Premier League side Burnley on Saturday. 

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    Posted on:
    20 February 2017
  • Bespoke Medals - Portsmouth Coastal Half Marathon 2017

    Bespoke Medals - Portsmouth Coastal Half Marathon 2017


    Bespoke Medals are excited to present another stunning medal designed by our expert in-house team. 

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    Posted on:
    15 February 2017
  • The 2017 Running Awards

    The 2017 Running Awards


    We have made it through to the next round of nominations for best "Sports Retailers Customer Service" in the 2017 Running Awards!

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    Posted on:
    10 February 2017
  • Our Charity Partnership – Meningitis Research Foundation

    Our Charity Partnership – Meningitis Research Foundation


    We were pleased to welcome Katie Yule and Cecily Hall yesterday from Meningitis Research Foundation to discuss our partnership for the upcoming year.  Each year we donate money from the sale of medals and company fundraising projects and we are confident that our support will go where it can really make a difference.

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    Posted on:
    08 February 2017
  • Running Imp Are Getting Active With OneFitBootCamp

    Running Imp Are Getting Active With OneFitBootCamp


    Have you considered taking part in team building exercises?

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    Posted on:
    06 February 2017
  • Charity of the Year 2017

    Charity of the Year 2017


    We are pleased to announce that our Charity of the Year for 2017 is Meningitis Research Foundation. We have updated our vans with Meningitis Research Foundation logo. 

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    Posted on:
    03 February 2017
  •  Employee of the Month - January

    Employee of the Month - January


    We have awarded the January Employee of the Month to Fiona McKane!

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    Posted on:
    01 February 2017
  • The Lincoln Knights’ Trail put in the picture - public painting commences  as artists bring their creations to life

    The Lincoln Knights’ Trail put in the picture - public painting commences as artists bring their creations to life


    Talented artists from across the UK are now busy painting their selected designs onto the life-sized Knight sculptures across the city, as part of the eagerly awaited Lincoln Knights’ Trail – a major Lincoln attraction for 2017.    

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    Posted on:
    31 January 2017
  • JOB VACANCY - Mid-weight Graphic Designer

    JOB VACANCY - Mid-weight Graphic Designer


    A new position has arisen for a reliable Mid-weight Graphic Designer to work alongside our dedicated Design Team producing artwork for a huge variety of products and activities.

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    Posted on:
    24 January 2017
  • Press Release from Meningitis Research Foundation

    Press Release from Meningitis Research Foundation


    A press release from Running Imp's Charity of the Year for 2017 - Meningitis Research Foundation.

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    Posted on:
    20 January 2017
  • £18,000 donated to Lincoln Samaritans

    £18,000 donated to Lincoln Samaritans


    We are delighted to be able to present the Lincoln Samaritans with a cheque for £18,000!

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    Posted on:
    10 November 2016
  • Panathlon breaks 10,000

    Panathlon breaks 10,000


    Through Panathlons great efforts they have broken through the 10,000 mark in regards to the number of young disabled people taking part in Panathlon events. 

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    Posted on:
    01 November 2016
  • Running Imp First Aid Training

    Running Imp First Aid Training


    Over the last couple of weeks the team at LIVES have been educating the Running Imp staff.

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    Posted on:
    07 September 2016
  • Last Chance To Order Your Bespoke Christmas Medals!

    Last Chance To Order Your Bespoke Christmas Medals!


    For the best price guaranteed, order now with our 12 week lead time for your Bespoke Christmas Medals to guarantee your medals in December.

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    Posted on:
    06 September 2016
  • Defibrillator Training

    Defibrillator Training


    Yesterday at Running Imp, Stephen Hyde from LIVES HQ taught 26 members of our staff to use a defibrillator, making them aware of the importance of having one of these machines in our building.

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    Posted on:
    19 August 2016
  • Celebrating 25 Years

    Celebrating 25 Years


    25 years ago today our Managing Director, newly Mrs Faye Watson, joined Running Imp.

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    Posted on:
    12 August 2016
  • We're Exhibiting At The Big Obstacle Race Expo

    We're Exhibiting At The Big Obstacle Race Expo


    On Saturday 13th August, we will have a team from Running Imp exhibiting in Warwickshire for the Big Obstacle Race Expo delivered by Mudnificent 7!

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    Posted on:
    11 August 2016
  • Charity of the Year 2017 Announcement

    Charity of the Year 2017 Announcement


    Each year, we adopt a charity to whom we donate money to from the sale of medals and company fundraising projects. We are delighted to announce our Charity of the year for 2017 is Alexis Rose 10K Trail Race - Meningitis Research Foundation.

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    Posted on:
    09 August 2016
  • FREE Delivery August

    FREE Delivery August


    Throughout the month of August, Running Imp is offering FREE DELIVERY on all new orders placed!

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    Posted on:
    01 August 2016
  • Summer Sizzler Special Offer

    Summer Sizzler Special Offer


    Take advantage of our Summer Sizzler Special Offer where all listed plain race numbers are less than half price!

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    Posted on:
    28 July 2016
  • Bespoke Swimming Package

    Bespoke Swimming Package


    Save 10% off your order with our Bespoke Swimming Package

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    Posted on:
    27 July 2016
  • Hawaiian Lei Garland

    Hawaiian Lei Garland


    Hawaiian Hula Lei garland perfect for adding a touch of colour to your party or event.

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    Posted on:
    20 July 2016
  • Alexis Rose 10K Trail Race

    Alexis Rose 10K Trail Race


    At the weekend the Alexis Rose 10K Trail Race - Meningitis Research Foundation took place, raising lots of awareness for Meningitis Foundation.

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    Posted on:
    19 July 2016
  • Special Offer Feather Flags

    Special Offer Feather Flags


    As these flags have been extremely popular, we have decided to bring back the offer throughout the rest of July!

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    Posted on:
    13 July 2016
  • The Ultimate Guide For All Your Santa Run Supplies

    The Ultimate Guide For All Your Santa Run Supplies


    Introducing our new guide for Santa Run supplies!

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    Posted on:
    11 July 2016
  • July's Powder Price Drop

    July's Powder Price Drop


    We are the UK's number one for colour run supplies and now we are offering an exclusive offer throughout the whole of July!

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    Posted on:
    01 July 2016
  • White Star Running Wedding Cow Weekend

    White Star Running Wedding Cow Weekend


    Holy cow! Have you ‘herd’ about the White Star Running Wedding Cow Weekend which just took place?

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    Posted on:
    13 June 2016
  • Life saving demonstration from LIVES HQ

    Life saving demonstration from LIVES HQ


    Today at Running Imp, Stephen Hyde from LIVES HQ came in to show us how to use a defibrillator and made us aware of the importance of having one of these machines in our building.

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    Posted on:
    07 June 2016
  • St Barnabas Colour Dash 2016

    St Barnabas Colour Dash 2016


    Well done to everybody who took part in the 2016 St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice Colour Dash! 

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    Posted on:
    16 May 2016
  • Charity of the Year Donations

    Charity of the Year Donations


    During this year’s London Marathon Expo we were raising money with charity buckets for Samaritans Lincoln.

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    Posted on:
    27 April 2016
  • Promotion for Kate Illsley to Senior Manager

    Promotion for Kate Illsley to Senior Manager


    Running Imp are pleased to announce Kate Illsley's promotion today to Senior Manager.

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    Posted on:
    26 April 2016
  • Record Breaking Time at 2016 London Marathon

    Record Breaking Time at 2016 London Marathon


    The record breaking time for the 2016 London Marathon was clocked by our Running Imp team!

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    Posted on:
    25 April 2016
  • Kent Roadrunner and Coyote Marathon Medals

    Kent Roadrunner and Coyote Marathon Medals


    The medals for the Kent Roadrunner and Coyote Marathon were revealed today at our stand at the London Marathon Expo!

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    Posted on:
    20 April 2016
  • London Marathon Counts on Running Imp

    London Marathon Counts on Running Imp


    Running Imp are proud to announce that they have once again been appointed as the Official Contractor of the timing clocks for the 2016 Virgin Money London Marathon.

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    Posted on:
    13 April 2016
  • April Special Offers

    April Special Offers


    For this month only, we are giving you 2 special offers!

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    Posted on:
    05 April 2016
  • New Website

    New Website


    We are excited to show you our brand new website! We have been working hard over the last few months developing a website which is easier for you, our customers, to navigate and find everything you need.

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    Posted on:
    31 March 2016
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