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December 2013

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Brighton Half Announces Race Partnerships

Brighton Half Marathon LogoThe organisers of the Brighton Half Marathon have announced that they have confirmed partnerships with big name running brands, Sweatshop and Brooks. The companies will be working together to support local communities, inspiring people to run and be active, as well as taking the popular event (formerly Sussex Beacon Half Marathon) to the next level. Read More.

Being A Beginner

5K race markerSOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE's Valerie Paton had always said that she wanted to run a 10K race, but never had the will to go out there and do it. She had all the gear, she just didn't know where to start.

So when the opportunity came around of doing a 5K beginners course, Valerie grabbed it with both hands...

Core Of The Matter

Chris demonstrates the crunchBuilding core strength is a tried and trusted way of improving as a runner.

Better performance, faster times and a stronger body are the rewards for some hard work.

Regular contributor, Chris Broadbent takes us through some of the moves ...

Poll - Goody Bag Favourites

Bar Graph ImageThe current poll on is asking runners their favourite thing to get in a goody bag. Race finishers get a number of goodies at the end of their race to reward them for their hard work and effort. But which thing is the best?

Currently, almost half of the vote has gone to the all important medal, but who looks forward to the t-shirt or the discount vouchers for new gear? Let us know your thoughts on our polls page.


Inov8 LogoThe team here at SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE have been working hard on a new competition for the winter issue of the magazine, due out soon. The winter competition will offer readers a fab prize from off road specialists, Inov8, so keep your eyes on for your chance to win.

Up And Coming Races

Southern Running Guide May Race ListingsComing up this weekend are two Movember races, with lots of moustached men and women running around Greenwich Park on Saturday and Milton Keynes on Sunday. Also on Sunday are half marathons at the Grand Union Canal and Bexhill Seafront. Next weekend sees the Brooks Brighton 10K take place on Sunday, along with the Sussex Obstacle Dash 10K, Rugged Radnage 10K and a Movember 5K race in London.

There are plenty of other races over the next fortnight, so check out our race listing for more information. Good luck to every taking part in races over the next two weeks, let us know how you get on and remember to check for results.

Winter Issue

Southern Running Guide winter coverThe winter edition of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is almost here, with Great Winter Recipes, Tips for Safe Winter Running and a fantastic new competition. The new edition also has a winter race listing, running log and equipment supplement.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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