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December 2013

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News - Runners Beat Snow In Hampshire

Stubbington 10k Runners

Sub-zero temperatures and snow during the race couldn't deter 1,200 runners who turned up in Hampshire yesterday for the Stubbington Green 10K. A field that included former European and Commonwealth champion Iwan Thomas gathered in Fareham on a chilly morning for the 10am start. 31 minutes and 16 seconds later, defending champion Chris Powner broke the tape, but his time - 36 seconds slower than his course record - meant that he was never threatening the £100 on offer for a new fastest race time.

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News - Twell Launches Mini Mile

Stephanie TwellCommonwealth Games medallist Stephanie Twell recently helped launch this year's Shlurp! Mini Mile races for Brighton Marathon. The youth races are a curtain-raiser for the UK's second biggest marathon.The Shlurp! cow also made a surprise appearance as the event was launched at Blatchington Mill school in front of 300 pupils. 2008 Olympian Twell gave an inspiring speech to the assembled youngsters.

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Runtalk - 20 Steps To A Fitter You

StretchingRunning is one of the most popular physical activities in the UK today, and with a little thought it can be very beneficial in terms of your health and wellbeing. We've put together a quick 20 Step Guide to getting your running habit kick started and then maintaining it!

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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.

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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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