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9 July 2014

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News - New North London Half Marathon

SaracensThe home of Premiership rugby giants, Saracens, will take centre stage for a brand new running event next spring with Allianz Park set to house the finish line for the Vitality North London Half Marathon, where runners will be treated to a traffic-free and closed road route.

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News - Record Numbers For Corporate Race

Corporate CHallenge

Nearly 30,000 workers will take to Battersea Park this week for the 2014 JP Morgan Corporate Challenge. The record entry from 741 companies will take part over two nights on Wednesday 9 July and Thursday 10 July.

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Runtalk - Le Running Tour?

Paris marathon

What an incredible sight the recent UK stages of the Tour de France were. The peloton blurred their way through huge crowds in Yorkshire, Cambridge, Essex and London, creating a colourful spectacle virtually unmatched in the sporting world.

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Poll - How Can We Interest More People In Running?

Kids runningWe're asking how we can interest more people in running? So far 50% think clubs should back 'running for beginners' campaigns, 25% say there should be more investment in school sports and 13% think it's time brands introduced economy 'getting started' shoes and clothing.

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listings

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

London Marathon isn't the only event which takes in the Big Smoke's many landmarks. Sunday's British 10K London Run features St Paul's Cathedral, the London Eye, Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, to name a few. Also on Sunday, Surrey Badger Half Marathon celebrates its 7th birthday. The course goes over the Mole Valley countryside and offers a scenic yet challenging route.

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 - Summer Edition

Southern Sumer 2014 CoverThe summer issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now 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 run 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.

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