Southern Running Guide News

31 Jan

Fauja's Palace Invitation

Fauja Singh urges London runners to head for Crystal Palace

Centenarian marathon runner, Fauja Singh, is calling on local people to don their trainers and sign up to Age UK’s 10k and 2k events taking place on Sunday 22 March at Crystal Palace in London. Funds raised from the event will help Age UK and Age UK Bromley & Greenwich to support vulnerable older people across the country and locally in the area.

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31 Jan

Bronze Beauty For Bournemouth

Michael Velluato, Mayor Chris Mayne and Megan Aitchison celebrate Bournemouth's bronze status

Two local runners were painted entirely in bronze to mark a prestigious award to the Bournemouth Marathon Festival (BMF) on Wednesday 28 January. BMF has been given bronze label status by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) – the world governing body for running – in recognition of the high quality of the event, which will host only its third ever edition this year on 3-4 October.

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28 Jan

Dirty Girls

Brutal 10k action

Over 700 runners took part in the inaugural ‘Women-Only’ Brutal10 event on Saturday 24 January. The Aldershot race saw a female field of all abilities covering a tough off road course with 5k or 10k options.

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27 Jan

25th Party In Brighton

Brighton runners

Tomorrow (Wednesday 28 January) marks 25 days to go until the 25th anniversary edition of the Brighton Half Marathon. Organised by The Sussex Beacon, a charity which provides a range of services for men, women and families living with or affected by HIV across Sussex, the race has grown in popularity over its history and the 2015 race field will be the largest ever.

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