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December 2013

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News - East End 24 Hour Knees Up

East End Road Runners LondonA running club in the shadow of the Olympic Park are celebrating London 2012 in their home borough with a unique relay event. The Newham 24 hour non-stop relay is being hosted by East End Road Runners and will take place at the Terence McMillan Stadium at Newham Leisure Centre on noon 18 August until noon 19 August.

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News - Garmin Support Oxford Half Marathon

Oxford Half MarathonRunners at the 2012 Oxford Half Marathon will benefit from the support of Garmin who are backing the event which will take place on 14 October. The GPS specialists will be the official training partner for the annual event. With less than three months to go until the race day, runners are being urged to sign up for the event with the backing of dedicated training plans from the sponsors.

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Runtalk - Father Of Marathon Honoured In Stockholm

KanakuriThis weekend saw Stockholm commemorate the marathon runners who took part in the 1912 Olympics with its centenary event. Of the 68 competitors who embarked on the race a century ago, Shizo Kanakuri's journey was perhaps the longest, with the Japanese runner recoding a time of a little over 54 years and 8 months.

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Competition - Stay Bright With Brooks

Women's Nightlife JacketWe are giving away three fantastic Brooks Nightlife Jackets...

The ultimate in weather protection, the Nightlife Jacket has all the features you need for low-light training, with 360° retroreflectivity, back venting, thumbholes and all in a 100% wind and waterproof package.

For your chance to win one of these brilliant jackets enter our competition here

Poll - On Your Marks For Olympic Drama

MedalsThis month it's all about the Olympics - and we want to know which event you're most looking forward to watching?

So far the Men's 100m is coming out on top as the most awaited event - don't forget to watch on the fifth of August! Second most anticipated event is the Men's 10K, which takes place on the fourth of August. Third most popular is the Women's Marathon, also taking place on the fifth of August.

To find out more event dates, click here, and if you haven't already, let us know what you're looking forward to watching then let us know 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!

Current Issue - Summer Edition

Southern Running Guide Summer 2012 CoverThe 96-page summer issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available.

This edition is packed with news, tips on how to have the perfect race day, a look at some great breakfast ideas, as well as our regular race listing and three month log-book.

We also take a wider look at the running scene in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire this issue, with Ealing Half Marathon featuring as our race profile.

On top of that we check out the Big Fun Run series and the up and coming running destination that is Germany.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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