Southern Running Guide News

25 Feb

God Squad

Godalming action

Entries are open for one of Surrey’s most picturesque events. The Godalming Run will take place for the fourth year in a row with 1k, 5k and 10k options around the rural town. The course covers riverside pathways, parks and woods before returning to its start point at the bandstand in Phillip’s Memorial Park. Taking place on Sunday 17 May, proceeds will go to Sport Godalming’s Go for Gold Champions Fund for local athletes who compete internationally and potentially at Rio 2016.

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24 Feb

Thousands Run Brighton

Race winners

Thousands of runners hit the streets of Brighton and Hove on Sunday (22 February) for the Vitality Brighton Half Marathon, celebrating the 25th anniversary of the race.  A sea of confetti got the race off to a vibrant start to mark the event’s milestone birthday, and thousands of runners travelled 13.1 miles around the city’s landmark sights.

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23 Feb

Copenhagen Half Going For Gold

Copenhagen halfAfter recently becoming the first half marathon in the Nordic countries to be awarded the International Association of Athletics Federations’ Road Race bronze label, Copenhagen Half Marathon is going for gold in 2015. The event, set for 13 September 2015, is hoping to achieve the gold award this year, a status awarded to just five other half marathons in Europe.

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