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Entries open for Microgaming Isle of Man Marathon and Half Marathon 2017 – and Relay!

POSTED Mon last week

Entries are now open for the 2017 Microgaming Isle of Man Marathon and Half Marathon, organised by the Isle of Man Veteran Athletes’ Club.The Isle of Man marathon is one of the Top 10 running events in the UK* and the half marathon event comprises Runner’s World 50 Best UK Races for 2016. Taking place annually on the picturesque course in the North of the Isle of Man, stunning scenery and a challenging route await those who enter. The course starts and ends in Ramsey, with runners heading along Mooragh Promenade and on to Bride. From there to Andreas and St Jude’s before turning back towards Ramsey. Marathon runners complete two laps of the course (26.2 miles in total) while half marathon competitors complete one lap (13.1 miles in total...

Equiom supports Laxey AFC Under 7s

POSTED Fri 10-03-2017

Equiom Isle of Man has announced funding for a new match kit for the Laxey AFC Junior Under 7s club. The club, which is managed by local parents Nigel Beattie and Nick Cowell, is made up of a dedicated group of around 25 players from school year 2 who play in the Under 8s Development League at Bemahague School.  The donation of the kit supports over two years of play for the club, which has continued to develop through the 2016/17 season. While not a competitive league as such, it allows the players to build an understanding of the sport and develop knowledge in various match situations. Managing Director of Equiom Isle of Man, Aidan Davin said: ‘I am pleased to be supporting such a dedicated team of young players. Equiom is always keen...

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