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December 2013

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News - Disney Dates Announced

Disney MarathonThe dates for the 2014 Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend have been announced as Thursday 9 - Sunday 12 January. The four-day festival in Florida gives runners the chance to embrace their inner child and meet Mickey, Pluto, Donald et al...

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News - Brooks Team Up With Runners Need In Covent Garden

Brooks Adreniline ShoeRunning in London received a major boost this week with news that major brand Brooks Running is teaming up with top store group, Runners Need to create a new outlet in Covent Garden. The high profile location will be Runners Need 17th London store and is set to open mid-July.

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Runtalk - Feet First

Brooks FeetWear the correct footwear and you'll avoid many injury problems, however some of us just have difficult feet that need lots of attention. We asked podiatrist Emma Lincoln to look at the most common foot complaints...

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Competition - Zoot Trainers Up For Grabs

Zoot Women's Tempo ShoeWe've teamed up with Zoot to give you the chance to win a either a pair of Zoot Banyan or Tempo trainers.

The Banyan was engineered to meet the demands of the athlete looking for the ultimate in comfort in a neutral training shoe, while the Women's Tempo Trainer is a stability running shoe with a low to the ground feel and smooth ride.

Enter the competition here

Poll - What Is Your Crucial Piece Of Summer Running Kit

Wet MK RunnerSummer is well and truly here - no matter how short lived it may be! We'd like to find out what your essential piece of running kit is for the summer months?

So far, sunglasses are leading in the poll with 27.5% of the vote. Coming in second is a water bottle, with 23.5% and sunscreen as the third most essential piece of kit with 13.7%.

Whatever it is that you can't run without during the summer let us know over on our polls page!

Race Listings

April Race Listings PageLast weekend's race results are now available online at southernrunningguide.com. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here.

This weekend's Colworth Marathon Challenge is a marathon with a difference - it's held over three days. On Friday there is a 5 mile run, Saturday an 8.1 mile trail race and on Sunday a half marathon - all three adding up to a full marathon distance. For something less time consuming there is a selection of 10ks to choose from in Surrey, Kent, North London, and Hampshire.

Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here. Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

Current Issue - Summer Edition

Southern Summer CoverThe 96-page summer issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available at all our usual outlets!

This issue features an exclusive interview with the man who founded the Spartan Races. Read a preview here

You can also read about a Kent running route, summer race listing and and an in depth look at running in Surrey.

Make sure you get your copy and let us know what you think on Facebook!

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