Southern Running Guide News

16 Sep

Brighton Youth Races Open

Brighton Half Marathon Youth Races

Entries have opened for the Youth Races at next year’s Vitality Brighton Half Marathon race organisers have announced. Aimed at young runners aged 7-17, the 1 Mile Youth Races start and finish on Madeira Drive on Brighton’s seafront and the route takes in the famous city sights of the Brighton Wheel, Sea Life Centre and Brighton Pier on the same day as the Brighton Half Marathon on Sunday 22 February.

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14 Sep

Running No Longer A Punishment

Nicky Morgan

Former education secretary, Michael Gove, caused a furore in February by issuing guidance for teachers stating that 'extra physical activity such as running around a playing field' should be used as punishment in schools. Now his successor, Nicky Morgan has written a private letter to David Moorcroft, interim chair of the Run Group, stating that she's asked for this guidance to be removed.

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