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December 2013

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News - Get Work-Ready At Brighton Marathon

Brighton VolunteersOrganisers of Brighton marathon are taking an innovative approach to recruiting volunteers for their 2013 event on Sunday 14 April. They have teamed up with Brighton City College and Job Centre Plus (JCP) in a scheme that offers local unemployed people the chance to get involved in the marathon, develop new skills and enhance their job prospects.

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News - Your Thoughts On International Travel

Tour de FranceEntering a race abroad has become an increasingly popular activity - events such as New York, Berlin and Paris marathons now attract thousands of international participants each year. As a leading specialist travel company, Sports Tours International offers runners travel packages and guaranteed race entry to major events around the globe.

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Runtalk - With Flying Colours

The Colour RunHaving powdered paint thrown at you during a 5k may not sound like the most appealing offer, but the concept has seen America's The Color Run become one of the fastest growing running events in history. Billing itself as the 'Happiest 5K on the Planet' the event has two basic rules - wear something white and make sure it is plastered in colour by the end of the race.

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Competition - Yurbud Ear Buds Up for Grabs

Inspire Duo Running Woman on BeachYurbuds are the superb new innovative way to listen to music while you run. Thanks to Twistlock Technology they are guaranteed not to fall out! With an ultra-soft and comfortable fit, these ear buds also allow for sufficient ambient noise, so you always stay aware of your surroundings.

Enter the competition here


Poll - What Is Your Target For 2013?

Big Ben fireworks on New Year's Eve 2012. Credit Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesThe new year is here, and it's time to really get your resolution off the ground!

The most popular choice so far this year is to get a new PB, closely followed by completing a first marathon. In third place is completeing a first half-marathon while remaining injury free is in fourth place.

Let us know what your target is on our polls 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 - Winter Edition

Southern Running Guide Winter 2012 CoverThe 96-page winter issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available at all our usual outlets!

This issue features the lowdown on Carb-Loading and a review of Boff Whalley's Run Wild. You can also read about a Milton Keynes running route, our winter race listing and and an in depth look at running in Kent.

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


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