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16 July 2014

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New Competition - GPS Device Up For Grabs

Soleus Pulse YellowSoleus' GPS devices keep track of everything you need to know so that you can put your focus back on to your passion, your achievements, your moments. Southern Running Guide has one Soleus GPS Pulse (worth £199) up for grabs.

To be in with a chance of winning, check out our competition here

News - Running For Bella and Sebastian

Rob Marsh and childrenA dad from Oxfordshire has signed up for the British Heart Foundation’s Blenheim Palace 10K Run after his two young children were both diagnosed with congenital heart disease. 37-year-old Rob Marsh of Witney was inspired to raise funds for the event on Sunday 5 October 2014 by his daughter Isabella and son Sebastian.

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News - Mud, Sweat and Cheers

Claygate FiveIt was muddy underfoot, but 440 runners pushed ahead and took part in the Claygate Country Five on Sunday 13 July. The five-mile event in rural Surrey, on the footpaths around Claygate’s beautiful green countryside, was enjoyed by all.

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Runtalk - Eat Well Train Better

Fuel GaugeWhat we put into our body (and when) directly affects the quality of our training runs. Dietician Nathalie Jones gives the lowdown on how eating well helps us to train better. In some ways, our bodies are like cars. In goes the fuel and out comes the energy. However, unlike a car, the type of fuel that we take in makes a real difference to how we feel from day to day and how well we train...

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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, 32% say there should be more investment in school sports and 7% 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.

Stansted Park 'Slog' Half Marathon will also include a relay marathon for the first time on Sunday. The half marathon route includes some minor changes and is an undulating course, virtually all off road. For a less challenging event, there are two Big Fun Runs in Brighton and Maidstone. The 5k un-timed runs are strictly for fun with the emphasis on relaxed exercise.

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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