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Southern Running Guide

5 Februaruy 2014

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New Competition - Spring Giveaway With CEP

CEP ClothingFor our brand new competition we'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!

From Our Sponsor - Run for St Luke's Hospice

Tesk Track 10K RunnersOn the morning of Sunday 23 February 2014, the Ford Dunton Technical Research Centre will be hosting the 4th consecutive Test Track 10 Mile Run on behalf of St Luke’s Hospice, Basildon.

The course provides the unique opportunity of running on both the high-speed and the multi-surface test tracks, with last year’s event seeing 330 participants pull on their running gear and raise an amazing £6000.

Find out more here


News - Bupa Launches UK Wide Local Run

BUPA Great Run Local Bupa is set to launch a weekly, free spin-off to their Great Run Series in an attempt to attract even more people to the sport. The initiative, which will be known as the Great Run Local, is set to be launched across Britain after the success of a recent pilot scheme in Manchester.

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News - Island Race Aims High

Island Race RunnersAlways Aim High Events, organisers of the 2014 Island Race, have announced that entries for March’s event have already surpassed the number of entrants it received last year. Based on the north west coast of Wales, the race, which is also known as the Anglesey Half Marathon, has established a reputation as being one of the more unique events in the UK...

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Runtalk - V Sign

40 MPH Speed Limit Sign

When at school it was a good sign. A red-inked ‘V’ preceding a ‘good’ in my exercise book was always a welcome sight. Later in life, ‘V’ has indicated something on the restaurant menu my wife would choose, whilst I plumped for the steak. Thus far, it’s fair to say V has been a fairly minor part of my life. But in the coming weeks, it is all set to take a much more significant role. And all because I am a runner...

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Race Listings

Longleat 10kLast weekend's race results are now available online at Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

There's a great selection of half marathons and 10ks on offer this weekend. Fans of the 13.1-mile distance are spoiled for choice with halfs in Wokingham, Deal and Great Bentley. For those who prefer 10ks, there are races in Guildford, Longleat, and Chichester. 

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!

Current Issue - Winter Edition

Southern Winter 13 CoverThe 96-page winter issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available at all our usual outlets!

Highlights are the Edinburgh Marathon Frestival preview, My Running Life with dragon slayer Donna Kerr-Foley, and a report on running in Vietnam...

Keep an eye out for our spring edition coming soon, and let us know what you think on Facebook!

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