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26 November 2014

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News - The Perfect Advent Calendar For Runners

Winter running

As we all know, lacing up during the winter months can be the most challenging in the training cycle. Yet the launch of a new running challenge, AdventRunning, might turn out to be the perfect way to prise you from the couch during those cold December nights.

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News - North London Route Unveiled

Vitality North LondonOrganisers of the new Vitality North London Half Marathon have unveiled the route for the inaugural event taking place on Sunday 15 March 2015. Event highlights to look forward to are Olympic champion Mo Farah as race starter and the event taking in iconic rugby and football stadiums.

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Runtalk - Vote Jo

Jo PaveyOn the face of it, Jo Pavey should not really be in with a chance of winning next month’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year (writes Chris Broadbent).

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Video Of The Week - Catching Kayla

Catching Kayla

Our video of the week is Catching Kayla. Despite being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Kayla Montgomery has become one of the best young distance runners in America. Watch it here.

New Poll - Alcohol-themed Events

MedocThis month we're asking for your take on alcohol-themed events. So far 43% say they'll stick to water, 30% believe these events to be dangerous and encourage unhealthy behaviour, while 28% think they're great fun.

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listings

Brett Ashford Half runnerLast weekend's race results are now available online at Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

The Saxon Shore Marathon will see runners heading along the Saxon Shore Way this weekend. The course is very flat, with a few small undulations, and organisers assure participants 'even the most navigationally challenged amongst us will be able to get around'.

On Sunday, the Brett Ashford Half Marathon returns, giving runners the chance to test their legs with a two lap multi-terrain course, set in the surroundings of Conningbrook Lake while taking in the quiet roads of Hinxhill.

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!

Winter Edition - Out Now

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

You can read our interview with Emmerdale star and marathon runner, Tony Audenshaw. We also speak to long-distance elite runner Susan Partridge to find out what us regular runners can learn from her approach to the sport.  You can also enjoy all your favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

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

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