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21 May 2014

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News - Relay Got Me

GB Relay

Over 2000 runners will attempt to set a Guinness world record this June by  taking part in the Great British Relay. The event will see participants running 7000 kilometres around mainland Britain, carrying a specially designed GPS baton recording the journey as they go, passing from hand to hand over 594 stages.

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News - Record Finishers At Bupa Race

Top three men at Bupa 10000Over 12,000 runners enjoyed bright sunshine as they took part in the Bupa London 10,000 on Sunday. Winding through the city centre streets of the capital, it was the biggest entry ever for the seventh edition of the annual event covering the Mall, City and St James’s Park.

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News - Tokyo Time

Tokyo MarathonEntries are now open for the Tokyo Marathon on 22 February 2015. The race is the sixth and most recent World Marathon Major, and 35,000 competitors are expected to take part in the event next year.

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Runtalk - Slaying The Dragons

Donna Kerr-FoleyDonna Kerr-Foley took The Running Mat to The Dragons’ Den and returned with two keen investors. Here, she tells us about a running career that started at 9 and how boot camps could be the secret ingredient to hitting a PB…

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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

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, 60% say they feel invigorated running first thing, 21% say you'd have to wrestle them out of bed in the morning, while 15% go for a morning run occasionally.

Have your say on our polls page


Race Listings

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

On Saturday the third Kent Roadrunner Marathon will take place at the Cyclopark in north-west Kent. The looped nature of the course makes it an ideal location for spectators as well as an easy event for participants to judge their pacing to perfection. On Sunday, June’s race calendar kicks off with the Gosport Golden Mile and 5K. Runners can test themselves against the best on the pancake flat point to point 1 Mile event. The 5K race is a popular addition to the Hampshire running calendar and features a fast and flat, out and back dash along the promenade.

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 - Summer Edition

Southern Sumer 2014 CoverThe summer issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE will soon be available at all our usual outlets.

Pick up your copy to enjoy an interview with brothers and Commonwealth hopefuls Callum and Derek Hawkins. We also speak to Shona Thomson – she has ran a marathon on every continent, most recently venturing to the North Pole! You can also expect all your usual favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

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

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