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December 2013

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New Issue - Autumn Edition

Southern Running Guide Autumn 2012 CoverThe 96-page autumn issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now availalbe at all our usual outlets!

This edition won't disappoint and is crammed with news, great features, product reviews, race listing and a three month log-book.

Make sure you get your copy and let us know what you think on Facebook.


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Competition - Fit Brands Prize Packages Up For Grabs

Soleus WatchWe've teamed up with Fit Brands to offer you the chance to win one of three fantastic prize packages.

Up for grabs are a Soleus 10K watch, Cloud surfer trainers and Balega Soft Tread socks! Essential bits of kit for runners looking to take their running kit up a gear.

To enter the competition and see all the prizes and the packages available to win, click here

News - Eventmakers Sought For Ealing

Ealing Half Marathon LogoIn the spirit of London 2012, organisers of the inaugural Ealing half marathon are seeking an army of volunteers to ensure the success of the west London event next month. At 9.15am on September 30, thousands of runners will set off from Walpole Park to take on the 13.1-mile challenge, but a large group of volunteers will be needed to ensure everyone has a safe, rewarding and fun day.

Read full story here


News - The 5 Minute Beer Mile

Nick SymmondsSince 1985, the Marathon du M├ędoc has prided itself on combining the pursuits of running and wine-drinking with participants encouraged to sample the delights of numerous vineyards across the region. With many of the en-route stations offering foie gras and oysters, there is certainly a sophisticated feel to the inebriated run.

Read full story here

Poll - How Do You Avoid Injury

Poll ImageThis month, we want to know what keeps you injury free.

So far, the most popular way to avoid injury is to not increase your milage by more than 10% a week, second is nto to over do the hard runs and third is proper post-run stretching.


Let us know what you do to stay in top form on our polls page, or over on our facebook page!

Race Listings

April Race Listings PageLast weekend's race results are now available online at

Check out the results and up and coming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here, and good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!


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