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December 2013

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News - Records Fall At Brighton

Brighton MArathon Start LineDominic Kangor and Eunice Kales underlined their country's domination of the international running scene by setting course records at Brighton marathon yesterday. Their performance, however, was overshadowed by the news that a 23-year-old had died.

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News - Double Dutch Glory For Ethiopians

Regassa RunningTilahun Regassa and Getu Feleke made it an Ethiopian 1-2 at Rotterdam marathon on Saturday as 25,000 people took part in the event in the Dutch port city. It was only Regassa's second marathon and his time of 2:05:38 was 11 seconds slower than his time set in Chicago.

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Runtalk - First Time Marathon Tips

London Marathon CrowdsMarathon season is now well and truly upon us and it doesn't come much bigger than this weekend's Virgin London Marathon. Certainly it is the UK's biggest 26.2 miler and is possibly also the world's most prestigious marathon.

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Competition - Brooks Summer Prize Packages

Men's Brooks Retro T-ShirtWe'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

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?

London marathon is currently in the lead, with 45.7% of the vote, followed by Brighton marathon with 31.4%, while Paris takes third place with 20%.

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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