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December 2013

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Runtalk - Trail Blazers

Pure Grit 1Specially designed for trail-running, Brooks' PureGrit has seen the major global brand collaborate with Scott Jurek to produce a lightweight, minimalist trainer designed for more technical trails.

On first sight, the PureGrit has two distinguishable features; a concave one-piece outsole, which aims to increase balance, and a split toe-box giving your toes more freedom.

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New Competition - Zoot Trainers Up For Grabs

Men's Zoot Ultra Kane 3.0We've teamed up with Zoot to give you the chance to win one of two pairs of their fantastic Ultra Kane 3.0 shoes.

The Zoot Ultra Kane 3.0 is a stability running shoe designed for the runner needing stability, maximum cushioning and who has a heavy stride.

If you're looking for the lightest and most comfortable stability running shoe, the Ultra Kane 3.0 is for you. Add this running shoe to your race day lineup.

Enter the competition here

News - Last Chance For Ealing

Ealing Half Marathon ImageYou have one last chance for a guaranteed place at the inaugural Ealing Half Marathon which takes place at the end of this month. Online registration will close on Friday 14 September for the event which takes place in the west London borough on 30 September.

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News - Radcliffe Targets Capital Comeback

Paula RadcliffePaula Radcliffe has targeted the 2013 London marathon for her comeback as she recovers from a foot injury. Radcliffe has suffered from osteoarthritis throughout her career and had to withdraw from the women's Olympic marathon last month. After recently being told she would never run again, she has since undergone foot surgery and hopes to be back running by the end of the year.

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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!

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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