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December 2013

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New Competition - Zoot Trainers Up For Grabs

Zoot LogoWe've teamed up with Zoot to give you the chance to win a either a pair of Zoot Banyan or Tempo trainers.

The Banyan was engineered to meet the demands of the athlete looking for the ultimate in comfort in a neutral training shoe, while the Women's Tempo Trainer is a stability running shoe with a low to the ground feel and smooth ride.

Enter the competition here

News - Record Breaker Sets Sail For Milton Keynes

Sailor RunnerAlthough not quite able to boast the stellar line up of Virgin London marathon, Milton Keynes marathon has announced a world-record holder of their own will toe the line at their event on Monday 6 May. Home town boy Stephen Richardson overcame some choppy waters to claim the Guinness World Record for fastest marathon dressed as a sailor in London last weekend.

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News - Frankfurt Goes To Hollywood

Frankfurt Red Carpet FinishWith only Germany having more participants at the event, BMW Frankfurt marathon is something of a home away from home for British runners. The German financial centre attracted nearly 400 competitors from the UK last year with that number expected to grow further at this year's event on 27 October 2013.

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Runtalk - Radcliffe Redefined Boundaries

Paula Radcliffe Crosses finish lineLast week's Virgin London Marathon was another memorable occasion to add to the annals of this great race. In the wake of the tragic events of the previous week in Boston, the air of defiance among the runners and huge crowds under glorious sunshine was just the tonic international marathon running needed.

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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.

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