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December 2013

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News - Still Time For New York

New York MarathonThere's still time for UK runners to enter the 2012 ING New York City marathon as the deadline for registration has been extended to 10 September. The race is the largest of all the World Major Marathons and takes place on 4 November.

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News - The 10 Million Metre Man

Alex FlynnAlex Flynn, a 40 year old father of three and sufferer of Parkinson's Disease has been dubbed 'The 10 Million Metre Man'. Alex is about to run, row, cycle and swim 3,500 miles across the United States - despite feeling as though his body is 'encased in concrete'.

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Runtalk - Goal Scoring

Goals ImageThe start of the new football season brings with it talk of goals, goals and more goals. But football doesn't have the monopoly on goals.

Within running, goals are of fundamental importance to runners of any standard. Without them you can be directionless, under-motivated and under-achieving.

Without setting the ambitious goals of Olympic gold, would Mo Farah have scaled his personal mountain this summer?

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New Poll - Why Do You Run

Poll ImageThis month, we want to find out why you run.

People run for all kinds of reasons, to raise money for charity, to keep fit, to help themselves loose weight. For others, running helps them deal with stress, or spend a little more time with their friends and family.

What motivates your runs? Let us know on polls page, or over on our facebook page!

Competition - Fit Brands Prize Packages Up For Grabs

Soleus WatchWe've entered the last few days of our excellent Fit Brands competition! We have 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

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!

New Issue - Autumn Edition

Southern Running Guide Autumn 2012 CoverThe 96-page autumn issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available 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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