Southern Running Guide News

25 Nov

Jo Makes BBC Shortlist

Jo Pavey

Supermum Jo Pavey is the sole runner on the shortlist for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year. The 41-year-old captured the imagination of the British public this summer when winning European 10,000m gold and Commonwealth 5000m bronze less than a year after giving birth to her second child.

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24 Nov

I'm Arthur The Running Dog Get Me Out Of Here

Swedish Peak Performance TeamA stray dog in Ecuador has been adopted by the captain of a Swedish Peak Performance Team after joining the athletes as they took part in the 40k trek for the final stages of the Adventure Racing World Championship. Team captain Mikael Lindnord shared a meatball with the dog, Arthur, then a few kilometres into the race realised the dog was following him and his teammates.

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21 Nov

Watford Half Opens

Watford Half Marathon

Entries are open for the 2015 Watford Half Marathon. An estimated 2,000 runners are expected to take part in the event which will take place on Sunday 1 February. Hosted by Watford Harriers, the course is largely rural, taking in the Hertfordshire lanes between starting and finishing at Cassiobury Park. Race organisers have made alterations to the 2015 course to avoid points that flooded this year.

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