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December 2013

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News - Kids Aiming To Beat Marathon World Record

World Marathon ChallengeThe thought of a group of school children challenging Patrick Makau's world record marathon time of 2:03:38 seems laughable, but that's just what youngsters at the 2012 World Marathon Challenge on 16 October are hoping to achieve. Although unlike Berlin marathon winner Makau, they'll be running the 26.2 miles in relay teams.

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News - BoJo Backs RideLondon 100

RideLondonRideLondon100 is being billed as the cycling equivalent of London marathon, and with 25,000 people already having registered for next year's inaugural event, it's set to rival its running cousin in size. The RideLondon 100 bike ride has clocked up the figure in just five weeks since applications were opened at last month's launch by Mayor of London, Boris Johnson.

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Runtalk - Pregnant Pause?

Pregnant woman's tummyThere is a common misconception that pregnant women should rest up and avoid any exertion, including running. It's an understandable assumption. Why should any woman who might be suffering from morning sickness, increased fatigue and an ever expanding belly subject themselves to the rigours of running?

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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.

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Poll - Why Do You Run

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

So far, 'stay fit and healthy' leads with 41.6% of the vote. In second place is 'it makes me feel great' with 18.2%. In third is 'take part in races' with 15.6%.

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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