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December 2013

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News - Overall In Third Gear At Silverstone

Scott OverallScott Overall stepped up his preparations for London 2012 securing victory in Sunday's (March 11) Adidas Silverstone Half Marathon. The Blackheath & Bromley runner covered the iconic course in a comfortable 69:45 - far short of his 63:21 PB - but still enough to finish over a minute ahead of his closest competitor.

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News - Basement Jaxx Become Running Heroes

Basmet JaxxPass It On Africa, the Brighton-based charity behind the Heroes Run series, have announced dance duo Basement Jaxx will be starting their London event next month. Organised for April 1 at Clapham Common, the Heroes Run London event will see competitors tackle a Heroic 10k, Super 5k or 500m Dash in their best superhero-themed attire.

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News - Model Students For Nell

Nell McAndrewModel and TV personality Nell McAndrew has recently made the step towards becoming a qualified running group leader via a England Athletics course. Well-known for her modelling, as well as her TV appearances, Nell was the original Lara Croft in the Tomb Raider video games, has posed for Playboy magazine and has appeared on prime time television shows such as in I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and Dancing On Ice.

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Competition - Step Into the Light with Silva

Silva HeadlampWe've are giving away a fantastic Silva Trail Runner Headlamp - ideal for early morning or night time training...

Designed specifically for runners the Silva Trail Runner headlamp combines cutting-edge technology with hardworking and stylish design. With only 135g of headweight, the featherlight Trail Runner features an ultra-comfortable oversized rubberized anti-slip headband for maximum stability - even on rocky terrain

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Poll - Solo Or Pack?

Poll ImageRunners are individuals and they have their own ways of enjoying their favourite sport. We want to know do you prefer to run solo or with company?

Running with one's mp3 player has jumped ahead with 31.6% of the vote, meanwhile running alone is just behind with 28.1% of the vote. Running in a group or running in all the ways listed are currently tying in third place, both with 15.8%.

Let us know what you think on our polls page, or over on our facebook page.

Race Listings

April Race Listings PageThis weekend's race results are now available online at southernrunningguide.com.

Check out the results and up and coming events on our race listing page here.

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

Current Issue - Spring Edition

Southern Running Guide Spring 2012 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available.

This issue is packed with news, advice on improving your breathing technique, keeping your cupboards stocked with healthy food and our usual race listing and three month log-book.

We take a look at Adventure Running, and our regular race profile focuses on the Denbies 10 Mile. The spring issue also includes our fantastic equipment supplement and retailer listings as usual.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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