Southern Running Guide News

22 Dec

Doug Runs Hot And Cold

Doug Richards in Myanmar

Veteran Midlands runner Doug Richards has just returned from his latest international adventure - a half marathon in Myanmar (formerly Burma) but is not resting on his laurels.  The Redditch man is releasing an eBook titled 'Running Hot & Cold' and published by Pitch Publishing. The book describes Doug's running adventures and how they have enriched his life and helped him through some tough times. 'Running Hot & Cold' is available on Amazon from 24 December and can be pre-ordered now.

Read the rest of "Doug Runs Hot And Cold"

16 Dec

Daughter Inspires Mum To Take Bath Plunge

Natasha and Phoebe

A mother who pulled out of running the 2013 Bath Half Marathon after discovering she was pregnant will run next year’s race to raise money for a charity that supports children with an unusual condition that her child was born with. Natasha Hutchins, 27 of Newbury will be running in the March event for Reach; a charity who supported Natasha and her daughter Phoebe when she was born with symbrachydactyly, a condition where she has no fingers on one hand.

Read the rest of "Daughter Inspires Mum To Take Bath Plunge"

16 Dec

Serena Serves Up A 5K

Serena WilliamsWhilst Andy Murray was preparing for next year's tennis season in Miami, the number one female player Serena Williams launched her training by taking part in The Serena Williams Ultimate Run South Beach. The event on Sunday (14 December) featured a 5k and quarter marathon and was held to raise money for the Serena Williams Fund which supports victims of violent crime.

Read the rest of "Serena Serves Up A 5K"