Southern Running Guide News

1 Apr

Serpentine Wins Club Award

London-based Serpentine RC has been awarded the prestigious Vitality North London Half Marathon running cub award, after a fantastic overall performance on Sunday 15 March. The award recognises the best overall club performance, combining the top two male and top two female fastest finishing times. Andy Greenleaf, Eve Bugler, Benn Thomas and Emma Williams finished with an overall time of 5:34:35, to win the club award, alongside £250 which they have kindly chosen to donate to MIND.

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31 Mar

Be Paula's Protege

Paula Radcliffe Olympic Stadium

Iconic athlete Paula Radcliffe is offering the chance for six female first time runners to train under her guidance ahead of tackling their first 10k. The marathon world record holder has launched her search for six London women, who want to get active and inspire others, by taking up the challenge of entering this summer’s Morrisons Great Newham London Run.

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29 Mar

Edwards Edges Towards 600

Steve EdwardsSteve Edwards is set to enter the history books by becoming the first person to run 600 sub 3:30 marathons.  This feat is the latest in a line of record breaking performances, with Edwards’ now having completed 674 separate 26.2 mile events; a figure which equates to a marathon every two weeks for the last 27 years. 

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24 Mar

Lord Of The Runs

Sean AstinLord of the Rings star, Sean Astin, is preparing to take part in this year's Boston Marathon. He will be running the Boston event as part of Team MR8 - formed in honour of eight-year-old Martin Richard who was killed in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

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