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eNews 25 May 2016

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News - parkrun Success At Women's Sport Awards

parkrun Success

parkrun UK, the free weekly timed 5k run, has come first in the ‘National Inspiring Initiative’ category at the 2016 Women’s Sport Trust Awards.

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News - Stirling To Host Marathon

Stirling logoThe Great Run Company yesterday (24 May) announced the launch of a major new marathon running event in Stirling – Stirling Scottish Marathon.

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News - Folks Filling Fifth Folkestone Field

Folkestone Race director, Ray Johnson is watching the weather forecast anxiously ahead of this weekend's (Sunday, 29 May) fifth Folkestone Coastal 10K. Last year the heavens opened and there were monsoon conditions.

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Runtalk - Run O'Clock

Morning runWith the peak of summer looming, it is a glorious time for runners who like to be choosy about when they run, writes Chris Broadbent

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Competition - Spring Into Summer With Salming

SalmingWe are offering one lucky male and one lucky female a pair of Salming shoes, you can choose either the Elements or Trail T2 model. For a chance to win, enter here.

Poll - Is Pacing Cheating?

Pacers Some runners think achieving a PB with a pacer diminishes your achievement or even means you cheated! Is using a pacer in a race cheating? Let us know what you think here.
 

Race Listing

Spring runnerLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the South of England and beyond. As we’re now in May, the spring racing season is well underway with a range of distances and terrain on offer. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget you can register as an organiser here and add your race's details to our event listings.

Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

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New Edition Out Now!

CoverThe June-July edition of runABC South is available now from all our usual outlets!

Good Morning Britain’s Sean Fletcher tells us about his running life. Dan Afshar and Joanna Barlow give us their views on using a pacer in races. Veggie Runners tell us about walking, or should that be running, down the aisle. Great Britain international Andrew Butchart reveals his plans for Rio. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log. And much more...