Southern Running Guide News

24 Nov

I'm Arthur The Running Dog Get Me Out Of Here

Swedish Peak Performance TeamA stray dog in Ecuador has been adopted by the captain of a Swedish Peak Performance Team after joining the athletes as they took part in the 40k trek for the final stages of the Adventure Racing World Championship. Team captain Mikael Lindnord shared a meatball with the dog, Arthur, then a few kilometres into the race realised the dog was following him and his teammates.

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21 Nov

Watford Half Opens

Watford Half Marathon

Entries are open for the 2015 Watford Half Marathon. An estimated 2,000 runners are expected to take part in the event which will take place on Sunday 1 February. Hosted by Watford Harriers, the course is largely rural, taking in the Hertfordshire lanes between starting and finishing at Cassiobury Park. Race organisers have made alterations to the 2015 course to avoid points that flooded this year.

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19 Nov

Coast To Coast For Drew

Gosforth HarriersWith all those evenings running in the wind and rain, the ups and downs of taking part in races together and the advice you rely upon when you have a niggling injury, its little surprise that your running buddies become a great source of support. One club, Newcastle’s Gosforth Harriers, are showing how true this sentiment is by organising a 140 mile coast-to-coast run to raise money for one of their members, Drew Graham.

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