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December 2013

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News - Cricket Star To Start Brighton Marathon

Matt PriorOne of the stars of England cricket, local hero Matt Prior will be the official starter for this month's Brighton marathon. A mainstay of the international team, the wicket-keeper was instrumental as England batted out for a draw in the recent Test series in New Zealand.

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News - Tear Down The Wall

Tear Down The Wall LogoWith a number of high-profile spring events appearing on the horizon - most notably Brighton, London and Greater Manchester marathons - Up and Running is offering a series of training advice events that are designed to help runners 'Tear Down the Wall'.

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Runtalk - World Cross Needs Lift

Running LegsChelsea knocked Man Utd out of the FA Cup, Wales triumphed in the Six Nations Rugby, Sebastien Vettel controversially won the Malaysian F1 Grand Prix and England's cricketers drew their Test Series in New Zealand.

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Competition - Brooks Summer Prize Packages

Men's Brooks Retro T-ShirtOur new competition opens today and we've teamed up with Brooks to give you the chance to win one of three fantastic summer running packages!

The package includes a pair of Epiphany Stretch Shorts for women or Essential Run 5" Shorts for men, an EZ T and a Run Happy Cap. Enter today to be in with a chance of winning these great new additions to your summer running wardrobe!

Enter the competition here

New Poll - Which springtime marathon is your favourite

Chester Marathon RunnersSpring is here (even if only in name!) and that means that marathon season is back! With some of the biggest events in the running calendar coming up soon, we decided to find out which is your favourite?

Do you pride yourself on running the Brighton marathon every year? Did the Paris marathon capture your heart? Or do you love running the London marathon, closer to home?

Whatever event floats your boat, we'd like hear about it!

Tell us your favourite over 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 - Spring Edition

Southern Running Guide Spring 2013 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now 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.

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


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