Southern Running Guide News

22 Apr

Boston Moves On

Meb Keflezighi

More than 36,000 participants observed a minute's silence before yesterday's (21 April) Boston Marathon to honour the three killed and 260 injured at last year's race. There was a strong security presence at the event with a ban on rucksacks, and screening at checkpoints.

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19 Apr

Boston Defiant As Marathon Returns

Boston Marathon

Emotions are expected to run high at Boston Marathon on Monday (21 April) as the race is held for the first time since two explosions last year killed three people and injured 264 others. Organisers have reassured participants that security will be extra vigilant at the event and the safety of the 36,000 participants running from Hopkinton to Boston is paramount.

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16 Apr

Children Charity Partners Brighton

Caring at Chestnut

A Sussex-based charity is aiming for one runner for each of the 300 children it cares for to raise funds at next year’s Brighton Marathon. Chestnut Tree House has been named as the official local charity partner for next year’s race. It is the only children's hospice in East and West Sussex caring for children and young adults with life-shortening and life-threatening illnesses.

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15 Apr

National Ultras Set For Kent

impressive medals for the National 100K/50K

tzruns, the team behind Kent Roadrunner Marathon, is staging the National 100K and 50K races at Cyclopark (Saturday 3 May 2014), the venue for their successful marathon event. The smooth tarmac circuit is a private course, traffic and pedestrian free. There is an onsite café (hot and cold food), showers, changing, Wi-Fi and car parking. Race nutrition for both events will be provided by CLIF Bar.

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