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30 April 2014

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News - Way To Go Steve

100 National Ultra

This weekend’s (3 May) National 100K and National 50K 2014 ultra races produced some truly outstanding performances with podium winners in both events running PBs and a new all-time British record.

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News - Charterhouse Test For Surrey Runners

Nick MorganOrganisers of this year’s Godalming Run on Sunday 18 May have confirmed exciting changes to the run routes. The town is looking forward to the event after Godalming was battered by gales and swamped by unseasonal flooding at the start of the year. The race route features the River Wey, still fast flowing but back within safe levels now winter floods have subsided.

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New Competition - Karhu: Less Bounce, More Efficiency

Karhu Fuild 3sThe idea of less bounce more efficiency is a hot topic at the moment, with Garmin bringing to the market a GPS that measures vertical oscillation, and Mo Farah trying to change his running style to suit the marathon (less bounce). SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE has two pairs of Karhu's Fluid 3 shoe up for grabs. This neutral trainer is the perfect blend of lightweight responsiveness and comfortable efficiency for a perfect ride no matter your pace or distance.

Check out our competition page to enter

Runtalk - The Virtual Runner

Woman on treadmillWe've looked at how mobile phone apps can enhance your running experience and here, we further explore how the digital revolution has changed the world of running. From sharing your times and exchanging tips, to planning routes and competing in virtual races - the internet has created a new kind of running community...

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New Poll - Morning Running

STHRG IssuesThis month we're asking how many of you go running the morning. Some love going out first thing whilst others enjoy their kip too much!

So far, 52% say they feel invigorated running first thing, 26% go for a morning run occasionally, while 19% say you'd have to wrestle them out of bed in the morningCheck out our new poll tomorrow on our polls page


Race Listings

Halstead and Essex Marathon

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

The only way is Essex this weekend with the Halstead & Essex Marathon and Nuclear Rush in Brentwood both being held. Nuclear Rush is a gritty cross-country obstacle race on undulating muddy farmland, heavily loaded with man-made and natural obstacles. Participants can compete in either the 12k or 6k race. Celebrating its 20th anniversary, the Halstead & Essex Marathon will see runners from across the world head to Halstead with past participants coming as far as Dubai and the USA.  Apart from a 400m stretch in the last mile, the race is entirely on roads with very little traffic.

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 - Spring Edition

Southern Spring 14 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available 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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