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Racecheck Stories

A collection of motivational, informative and inspirational stories from the Racecheck Medium page.

Meet Andy Hully, Race Director of the MK Marathon, and winner of three Racecheck athlete-rated event awards in 2018

Andy Hully, is the award winning Race Director and Organiser of the MK Marathon Weekend, which was founded back in 2010. Now in it’s 9th year (returning 3rd May 2020) the race has gone from strength to strength, including Rightmove as a title spon...

Claire’s story: from wheelchair to running marathons

During my second pregnancy in 2014 / 2015 I suffered really badly with lower back pain and severe pain on my outer right shin. Physios whilst I was pregnant put it down to Pelvic Girdle Pain and said it would get better after birth. It didn’t get ...

Ray’s story: since beating alcoholism I have had PBs in life, and running!

I got into the Racecheck #visorclub in June 2017; I was one of the lucky ones whom submitted a few reviews and my name was pulled out of the hat. As soon as I learnt about the #visorclub on Twitter I knew I wanted to be part of it.

Racecheck Call on Event Organisers to Encourage Awards and Reviews

As we fast approach award season, Listing, Review and Athlete Community Platform, Racecheck, is promoting the benefit of reviews and athlete-rated awards in driving revenue. The review platform is also creating incentive packages for event organis...

Meet the Guildford 10k Racecheck Team Leaders

Racecheck has teamed up with multi-award winning organisers aat-events to deliver what is expected to be the UK’s most sociable road running experience, the Guildford 10k on 13th October. The UKA-affiliated event has both 10km and 5km distances on...

#visorclub: An International Story

Grace Panoff is one of three #visorclub Canadian members who feels every bit as connected to the athlete community group as athletes over here. Next year she will be taking the #visorclub flags to races and tweeting daily as part of the group to h...

Meet the Organiser of the Richmond Running Festival

Described as “the Worlds most scenic Marathon”, the Richmond Running Festival, returning this September, takes place across London’s greenest borough (Richmond) passing through Thames River, Ham House, Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew) and even inside H...

World triathlon champion, Chris McCormack, explains why he thinks athletes across the globe should all ‘Racecheck’

World champion triathlete Chris McCormack (also known as Macca), stumbled across Racecheck when he wanted to find an event and check what other athletes thought of it. He is now the biggest fan, can’t recommend it enough and talks through why it i...