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Southern Running Guide

17 September 2014

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News - Kipsang To Make New York Debut

Wilson KipsangMarathon world-record holder, Wilson Kipsang, will make his New York City Marathon debut on 2 November. The Kenyan athlete set the fastest-ever mark of 2 hours 3 minutes 23 seconds at Berlin Marathon last year.

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News - Riverside Run Still On

Riverside Run This weekend's Shorne Woods 10k may have been cancelled due to unforseen circumstances, but organisers are keen to stress that the Guildford Riverside Run on 12 October is still very much on.

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Runtalk - Who's The Daddy?

Mo FarahIn the last year or so, I have felt a new dynamism in my running. I feel motivated and strong. With a marathon to tackle in just over a month, I feel better equipped than ever to improve my personal best.

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Poll - Trail Running All Year Round?

Trail Running ManTrail Running is growing in popularity, and we want to know when you hit the trails - Are you an autumn ace or a summer swift? Or do you follow the breadcrumbs all year round?

58% of people say they're a 12-month a year trail runners, whilst 24% prefer autumn, with summer the third most popular season with 8%.

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listings

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

Hundreds of runners will don gorilla suits this weekend for the Great Gorilla Run in London. The 8k event is described as 'the most fun event for conservation anywhere in the world' and helps raise money to protect gorillas in the wilds of Africa. Continuing the wildlife theme (sort of), runners in Buckinghamshire are being asked to tame 'The Beast' at the 26.2-mile multi-lap Beauty and the Beast event.

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 - Autumn Edition

Southern Autumn 2014 CoverThe autumn issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available from all our usual outlets!

Pick up your copy to enjoy an interview with celebrity chef and marathon runner, Michel Roux Junior. We also take a look at the world of fancy dress running and get back to nature with a review of the book Wild Running. You can also expect all the favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

Keep an eye out for our autumn edition, and let us know what you think on Facebook or Twitter!

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