Southern Running Guide News

24 Oct

Running Against Ebola

Kudzai makes a speech in Sierra Leone

A 22 year old student from Mill Hill, North London has been inspired to raise funds for Ebola victims after spending two months in Sierra Leone this summer. Kudzai Makopa will take part in the Big Fun Run in Victoria Park tomorrow Saturday 25 October to aid the fight against the virus after seeing first-hand its deadly effect on African communities.

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22 Oct

Border Dash At Motor City

Christine at Detroit MarathonOne of only a handful of marathons that cross an international border, the 37th Detroit Marathon saw a record field of over 27,000 set off at 7am on Sunday (19 October) in ideal conditions. Starting in the Motor City, participants headed into Windsor, Canada via the Ambassador Bridge and returned to the US through the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel.

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22 Oct

Entries Re-Open For Brighton Marathon

Brighton Marathon scenery

In a unique development, general entries for the 2015 Brighton Marathon are set to re-open. Runners seeking place must register their interest by Friday 31 October. Then, runners will be notified via email 48 hours ahead of entries opening and how to enter. Extra entries for next year’s Brighton Marathon will then be released during a 24-hour period.

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21 Oct

Hundreds Run For Breast Cancer

Charlie Webster (right) with fellow runners

Sky Sports news presenter and Breast Cancer Care ambassador Charlie Webster got nearly 700 runners underway at the Breast Cancer Care Women Only Run on Saturday 18 October. Taking place within the stunning Richmond Park, women of all ages and abilities were treated to unseasonably warm weather and spectacular views, but the challenge they faced was far from a walk in the park.

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