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December 2013

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Competition - Brooks Nightlife Prizes Up For Grabs

Women's Nightlife JacketWe have two Brooks Nightlife packages to give away consisting of a Nightlife Jacket and a pair of Nightlife Infiniti Tights.

Brooks Nightlife gear combines top quality technical attributes with high-visibility fabrics meaning that you can enjoy a comfortable run while staying safe on the road.

To see the items on offer, and to enter, click here

News - Major Promotion For Tokyo

Tokyo MarathonFollowing the disappointment of the cancellation of the 2012 New York marathon, international race action received a boost last week when it was confirmed that Tokyo would become the sixth World Marathon Major. The big Japanese event joins London, Boston, Berlin, Chicago and New York in the elite marathon club for 2013...

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News - Reindeer Ramble In Eridge Park

Reindeer RunnersRunners in Kent have a scenic festive option on Sunday, 16 December when Eridge Park Estate hosts the Reindeer Ramble. The 5k event is open to everyone from the fittest who want to make the run a serious cross country test to the more leisurely ramblers who want to bring their families and dogs or take a shorter route. The 5k route is through the beautiful estate grounds, starting appropriately in the deer park.

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News - Travis Star Healy Takes On Relay

Fran HealyTravis frontman Fran Healy has just finished recording the band's seventh studio album in Norway. Whilst there, he managed to find time to go running as he prepares to take part in a relay marathon on Sunday (18 November). The race is being held in Berlin, where Fran now lives, and is to raise funds for his son's school Berlin Bilingual to buy sports equipment.

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Runtalk - Entry Of The Gladiators

Tough MuddierMud, sweat and tears. At one time, it was something to be avoided. These days it seems you're a complete and utter wus if you haven't suffered, bled and preferably injured yourself whilst taking part in one of the hundreds of off-road challenges now splattered across the race calendar...

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Poll - What You Love About Winter Running

Poll ImageWinter is now upon us, and in this month's poll we'd like to find out what it is about Winter Running that you enjoy!

Do you like the underfoot crunch as you run over frozen grass, or the fact that you are less likely to overheat during a long run? Maybe you just like the fact that running keeps the winter excess of your hips?

Whatever it is that you like about winter running, let us know 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!

Next Issue - Winter Edition

Southern Running Guide Winter 2012 CoverThe 96-page winter issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE will soon be 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 expect a Milton Keynes Running Route, winter race listing and and an in depth look at running in Kent.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page, and look out for the new issue in the shops very soon!


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