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December 2013

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Competition - Great Kent Roadrunner Marathon

Kent Roadrunner 2013 LogoSOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE has teamed up with Kent Roadrunner Marathon to bring you a fantastic competition. Kent Roadrunner Marathon was successfully launched in 2012. The unique nature of the event - it is staged on the smooth tarmac track at the new Cyclopark venue in Gravesend and run over 17 laps of 2.49km - won it many plaudits last year. Now's your chance to be part of the fun; and in style...

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News - Half Way House Shaky Decision For Mo

Mo Flies the FlagReaction has been mixed to the announcement that Mo Farah, Britain's No 1 running hero, plans to take part in this year's London marathon, but to drop out at half-way. Runners around the country will be intrigued to find out how the double Olympian fares when he takes that well-trodden path from 5k/10k to the classic endurance test...

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News - Record Finishers At Brighton Half

Brighton Half Marathon ImageGlorious weather conditions welcomed runners to Brighton half marathon on Sunday and organisers were rewarded with a record number of finishers. 7539 crossed the line at Madeira Drive in the 23rd edition of the popular south coast race, cheered on by thousands of spectators enjoying the blue skies and sunshine.

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Runtalk - Its Time To Get Cross Fit

Cross Fit Glasgow, Image Courtesy of Cross Fit GlasgowChris Broadbent explores the world of Cross Fit - once the domain of hard core gym-goers now proving popular among runners looking for that cross-training solution...

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Poll - How Do You Cross Train?

Gym ImageCross training can vastly enhance our performance and help us stay both focused and motivated, and this month we want to find out which way you prefer to cross train.

Fitness Classes (Zumba/Spin etc) leads this week with 29.4% of the vote, followed by cycling in second place with 26.5%, and in third place with 17.6% is swimming.

Tell us how you cross train over on our polls page!

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


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 - Spring Edition

Southern Running Guide Spring 2013 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE will soon be available at all our usual outlets!

This issue features an exclusive interview with Fran Healy, advice on eating sesonally as well as news updates from the running world.

You can also expect a running route in Richmond Park, spring race listing and and an in depth look at running in Sussex.

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