Southern Running Guide News

15 Oct

Jo Pavey Launches Winter Run

Jo Pavey launches CRUK London Winter Run

Supermum Jo Pavey is encouraging Londoners to conquer the cold by signing up to the first ever Cancer Research UK London Winter Run. The four times Team GB Olympian memorably won the 10,000m title at this summer’s European Championships just weeks short of her 41st birthday. An inspiration to a generation of women Jo Pavey picked up gold in Zurich in August, just 10 months after giving birth to her second child. She is the second fastest UK women to have ever run 10k, with a blistering time of 30:53.

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14 Oct

Run Fatboy Run

Fatboy Slim

Internationally-acclaimed DJ Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, was among 16,000 finishers at the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday. The artist, who enjoyed huge hits with ‘Praise You’, ‘Right Here Right Now’ and ‘The Rockafeller Skank’ placed 4963rd in the London race with a respectable sub-two hour time.

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11 Oct

Bloggers Set To Graduate At Oxford Half

Steve Redgrave with Frances and Simon

Tomorrow's Vitality Oxford Half Marathon (12 October) is the culmination of two months of 'celebrity' treatment for competition winners Simon Hodkin from Steeple Aston and Frances Alcock from Amersham. The pair won the competition run by race sponsors PruHealth and PruProtect to become ‘Faces’ of the Vitality Oxford Half Marathon and have been blogging their progress weekly.

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