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1 October 2014

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Runtalk - Sub Two Marathon Nears

Dennis KimettoAnother large stride was taken at the weekend towards running’s last great barrier as Kenyan Dennis Kimetto broke the marathon world record by winning in Berlin in 2:02:57.

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News - Charity Runners Going For Bournemouth Grand Slam

Bournemouth runnersRunning the Speed of Light 5K, Supersonic 10K, Half Marathon or Marathon will be a challenge for most taking part in this weekend’s Bournemouth Marathon Festival. But for some gutsy runners, each race marks a mere quarter of their goal.

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News - It Ain't Half Hot At Windsor

SamantahThousands of spectators flocked to Windsor Great Park yesterday (Sunday 28 September) to cheer over 4,000 finishers at the 32nd running of the Windsor Half Marathon. The weather was unseasonably hot so more fun for the large crowd than the early afternoon runners. Compensation for the participants came in the shape of one of the most picturesque courses in the world, set in stunning surroundings and with amazing views of Windsor Castle.

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New Poll - Two Hour Marathon, Any Time Soon?

ClockDennis Kimotto thrilled the running world with his dazzling 2:02:57 at Berlin Marathon. Now we want to know when (and if) the seemingly impossible 2 hour mark will be broken. What do you think?

Have your say on our polls page

Competition - AfterShokz Headphones Up For Grabs

AftershokzMake sure you enter our competition today! AfterShokz active lifestyle headphones are designed to allow runners to stay connected to mobile devices and listen to their favourite tunes without sacrificing situational awareness. SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE has three pairs of AfterShokz Sport Headphones to give away.

To be in with a chance of winning, check out our competition here

Race Listings

Bournemouth RunnerLast weekend's race results are now available online at southernrunningguide.com. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

One of the busiest race weekends of the year awaits runners with highlights including the Bournemouth Marathon Festival and River Thames Half Marathon. The Bournemouth event has something for everyone, featuring a marathon, half marathon, 10K and 5K. The inaugural River Thames is a flat and fast course along the Thames towpath and is ideal preparation for those running in New York, Amsterdam or Florence Marathons.

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

Current Issue - Autumn Edition

Southern Autumn 2014 CoverThe autumn issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available from all our usual outlets!

Pick up your copy to enjoy an interview with celebrity chef and marathon runner, Michel Roux Junior. We also take a look at the world of fancy dress running and get back to nature with a review of the book Wild Running. You can also expect all the favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

Keep an eye out for our autumn edition, and let us know what you think on Facebook or Twitter!

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