Southern Running Guide News

1 Nov

New York Dawns For 50,000

New York MarathonWhile it is unlikely to witness a new world record, Sunday’s TCS New York City Marathon always provides a spectacle in itself with up to 50,000 participants set to start the race. The event, part of the World Marathon Majors, is frequently seen as the focal point of a runner’s season, with a host of UK entrants set to compete.

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31 Oct

Bud Run Makes A Bang

Bud's RunThe first ever Bud Run & Bush events, held earlier this month, raised over £20,000 for its associated charity, Parkinson’s UK. The events were held in honour of one of Britain’s most highly respected coaches, Bud Baldaro, who has guided hundreds of middle-distance athletes over a 40-year career.

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31 Oct

Remembrance Run

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Over 1,000 places are still available for next weekend’s Run2Remember which raises funds for The Royal British Legion’s Poppy Appeal. The annual charity run takes place on Saturday 8 November in Lydiard Park just outside Royal Wootton Bassett. It comes the day before Remembrance Sunday.

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30 Oct

North Korean Marathon Opens Doors

North Korean MarathonWhile the London, Boston and New York Marathons all have a reputation for being notoriously difficult to enter, it might just be trumped by Pyongyang Marathon in North Korea. The event has announced that it will allow overseas runners the opportunity to register for the 2015 race: only the second time organisers have done so since it was established in 1981.

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