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December 2013

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News - Free Trail Running Events

City TrailAnyone who has ever fancied a go at trail running has the perfect opportunity in London this weekend. The Salomon City Trails are setting up a free event at Barnes Common on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 July running between 10am and 3pm.

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News - Digital Distances

Woman RunningA new 'virtual race' for women has been launched by Running4Women, the popular online resource for female runners. The #VirtualRun Race Series requires entrants to sign up to run a specific, timed distance without having to go to an actual race location.

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Runtalk - For Your Isles Only

Jersey MArathon RunnersFancy an overseas race that doesn't require a passport nor a visit to the Bureau de Change? We found out what the Channel Islands have to offer.

Situated just off the north coast of France, it's easy to forget that both Guernsey and Jersey are part of the British Isles.

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Competition - Great French Riviera Marathon Prize

Riviera Marathon LogoCheck out our brilliant new competition with a prize of a trip for two to the French Riviera marathon - (flights, accommodation and race entry) courtesy of partners Sports Tours International.

The French Riviera marathon follows a spectacular route from Nice to Cannes along the Mediterranean coast through iconic towns like Antibes and Juan-les-Pins...

To find out more, and to enter, visit our competition page. Good luck!

Poll - Your Thoughts On Running With Dogs

CaniCross Soctland RunnersThis month we'd like to find out if you are one of the many who runs with their dog, or if you are completely against the idea?

Over two thirds of voters support running with dogs, but only half of them have ever tried it. 21.3% say that it's not for them at all!


Let us know what you think abour running with dogs 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 upcoming events on our race listing page here.

Despite the high summer hiatus on the race front there are still 10ks in Greenwich Park and Herne Bay, a nice 10 miler at Harlow and a half marathon at Marlow. And remember you'll still get 5k action on Saturday mornings at the dozens of parkruns across the south of England.

Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here. Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

Current Issue - Summer Edition

Southern Summer CoverThe 96-page summer issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available at all our usual outlets!

This issue features an exclusive interview with the man who founded the Spartan Races. Read a preview here

You can also read about a Kent running route, summer race listing and and an in depth look at running in Surrey.

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

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