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December 2013

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News - Berlin Beckons

Berlin Marathon ImagePlaces for this year's Berlin marathon have now sold out, but British runners can still get race entries through specialist travel company, Sports Tours International. One of the six majors, Berlin is regarded as the fastest marathon in the world and will see around 40,000 competitors take to the streets of the German capital on 29 September.

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Congratulations - Competition Winner

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Congratulations to Ray Sievey, who has been randomly selected as the winner of our great Kent Roadrunner Marathon competition on Facebook. We hope your little boy enjoys seeing you those extra 16 times while you're running Ray! We'll be in touch soon with more details on how to claim your prize.

Stay tuned to our Facebook and Twitter to keep up with future competitions!

News - Weirwolf Leads Silverstone Pack

Silverstone Half Marathon LogoParalympic champion David Weir led home a 6,000 strong field at the 11th adidas Silverstone half marathon on Sunday. Held at the famous Formula One raceway, Weir was burning rubber of his own as he scorched round in 47m 32s as part of his build up to April's Virgin London marathon.

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Runtalk - Top Tips For Improving

Charlie Purdue crossing finish lineRunning is, for many, an incremental process. You shave a minute off here, go slightly further there, and build up stamina until you reach your target, rather than making huge changes to your training suddenly. This steady and measured improvement is regarded by many as one of the best ways to improve your running, and we've put together some top tips to help you meet your targets...

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New Poll - Why Do You Take Part In A Race

2012 Marathon RunnersThis month our poll looks at the reasons you enjoy taking part in a race.

Do you travel far and wide to run in fantastic locations? Do you prefer challenging yourself with events that you know will push your limits? Or do you like to enter races simply because it's a chance to run with lots of other people who share your love of running?

Whatever it is that motivates you to take part, we'd like to hear from you!

Tell us why you race 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!

New 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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