OVER £77,000 raised for Local Charities and Good Causes to date! 
Sept 2017 - Entry date announced  Entries will open on 1st October 2017 at 6pm Oct 2017 SOLD OUT Mad Dog fully subscribed in 12 minutes  and sells out in 2 hours, Causing severe problems with the entry system. Mad Dog is now full and closed to entries, SORRY !!  April 2016   Once again (for the third time) Mad Dog is voted the best 10K in the UK at the national Running Awards in London. Adrian collected the award on the night from the BBC’s Mike Bushell. Thank you to all who voted October 1st 2016 The Mad Dog 007 will open to entries,  be quick! we expect to sell out fast!! 5th JAN 2017  LIZ YELLING to start Mad Dog 007  The brilliant team GB Olympic athlete Liz Yelling is the guest starter of this years race. Liz competed in Athens 2004 Beijing 2008 and won bronze in the 2006 Commonwealth games marathon. She is the womens course record holder for the Bath half Marathon and the Reading half marathon 25th Jan 2017  Mad Dog 7 Post Race venue announced   The VICTORIA PUB on the promenade is the venue of this years post race party with offers for all Mad Dogs wearing their shirts.  LIZ YELLING will be there for the first hour  August 2017   Rebecca Appleton is named as the face of Mad Dog 8 for 2018   Well Done Rebecca !! April 2017   Once again the Mad Dog wins “Best 10K in the UK award at the National Running Awards! WOOF WOOF Talitha and Adrian picked up the award from the BBC’s Mike Bushell at the grand awards night in London.  THANKS TO ALL WHO VOTED YOU ARE TOP DOGS  OCT 2017 MICK HALL Is announced as the race photographer for MD 8  Not just National !  MAD DOG was named the best regional event in the North West of England  by the National Running Awards      4th Jan 2018 Jan 2018  RAMADA Hotel Southport annouces special rates and  facilities for Mad Dogs CLICK HERE    Jan 2018  Victoria Pub to host post race meeting on Mad Dog Day CLICK HERE  Jan 2018 ……Stop the doggy press! Jo Pavey MBE is announced as the official starter for Mad Dog 8  2018 Mad Dog 10K …The course record was broken by AMANDA CROOK  of Southport Waterloo AC  (who was also the previous course record holder)  She set a new time of 35:06 beating her previous course record by 29 seconds. WELL DONE!!  2018 MD 8 Voted Best 10K in the UK National Running Awards  2018 MD 8 Voted Best Regional 10K in the UK National Running Awards 2018 (December) “Eat Real Healthy Snacking”  announced as a sponsor of the goody bags at MD9  2018 (December) MAD DOG is once again named as  the best regional 10K event in the North West 2019 John Barnes is the official starter of Mad Dog 9 ! Mad Dog 10 Theme announce, (this is provisional)