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26 February 2014

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News - New Sponsor For City Mile

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This summer’s major new addition to the capital’s running scene has secured a title sponsor. The City of London Mile, will see the event being supported by new contemporary 4-star hotel group Amba Hotels which launches later this year in some of the capital’s most prestigious locations.

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News - Showtime For Chicago

Chicago MarathonEntries opened this week for the Bank of America Chicago Marathon on 12 October. One of the six majors, the race attracts some of the greatest runners in the world, with participants from all 50 US states and more than 100 countries

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Runtalk - Give A Little Bit

Race MarshalsI volunteered at my local cross country event in Devon the other week (writes Chris Broadbent). To be honest, it wasn’t a huge gesture. It was in my home town, walkable from my house.

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 Competition - Spring Giveaway With CEP

CEP ClothingWe've teamed up with CEP to offer you the chance to win a terrific prize package that includes Ultralight Long Sleeve Shirt, 3/4 Run Tights, Run Socks 2.0 and Recovery Socks.

To see what's on offer, and to enter, check out our competition page here!

Poll - What Distance Was Your First Race?

Downhill RacersIn our poll this month we want to know what your first race distance was. Did you train hard and start off on a half marathon, or did you decide to see how you faired against others in a 5k first?

So far 10k is the most chosen distance with 34% of the vote. In second place is 5k with 30%, meanwhile half marathons are in third place with 22%.

Join in on our polls page

Race Listings

Silverstone Half Marathon ImageLast weekend's race results are now available online at Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

Runners can emulate Formula One racing drivers on Sunday at the adidas Silverstone Half Marathon. The route sees participants going round the iconic Silverstone motor racing circuit. Another major half this weekend is the Reading Half Marathon. The race takes in highlights of Reading city centre whilst passing through the beautiful grounds of the University of Reading, with the added buzz of a huge crowd support.

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

Next Issue - Spring Edition

Southern Spring 14 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE will be available very soon at all our usual outlets!

Inside you can expect an interview with Andrew Lemoncello, a guide to tempo training and all your usual favourites like our spring race listing and 3-month log book!

Keep an eye out for the latest edition, and let us know what you think on Facebook!

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