Runners at start of half marathon in Sheffield
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Chaos as Sheffield race abandoned due to lack of water

Thousands of runners about to start a half-marathon in Sheffield were left disappointed and angry when the race was suddenly cancelled.

Organisers said they were forced to abandon the event as water supplies for participants had not arrived.

Chaos followed, as many people ignored the announcement, and ran the race anyway.

Anne-Marie Tasker reports.

  • 06 Apr 2014
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