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eNews 18 February 2015

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Video Of The Week - Trying To Walk After A Marathon

NY Marathon pain

Our video of the week is this clip of runners walking rather gingerly after finishing New York Marathon. Anyone who's completed a grueling race will be able to relate.

Watch the video here


Runtalk - Bath Time Fun

Vitality Bath Half MarathonThe Vitality Bath Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 1 March and I'm looking forward to joining thousands of others running through one of the UK's most charming cities. Says regular contributor Chris Broadbent ...

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News - Jane Tomlinson's Legacy Soars

Jane Tomlinson

The family of the late Jane Tomlinson CBE announced that the charity sustaining her fundraising legacy has reached an incredible £7.6 million. Jane raised a total of £1.8 million through a series of endurance challenges, which included Rome to Home, running the New York Marathon, completing the Florida Ironman and finally the ‘Ride Across America.’

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News - Crawl of Duty

Hyon NgetichKenyan marathon runner, Hyvon Ngetich, put on a powerful display of sheer determination as she crawled her way to the finish line at Austin Marathon on Sunday (15 February). Astonishingly, despite collapsing at with just two tenths of a mile left, she still managed to achieve a third place finish with a time of 3:04:02.

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Polls - Running Indoors

Indoor RunningThis month we're asking what your views are on indoor running. So far, 53% of you say you're only outdoor runners, 28% of you use treadmills occasionally, 15% are regular indoor runners, and 4% have other views.

Have your say on our polls page


Race Listings

Brighton half marathon runnerIt's a case of 'make mine a half' for a number of runners in the South this weekend, with a selection of 13.1-mile races taking place. Brighton Half Marathon celebrates its 25th anniversary, while Tunbridge Wells Half Marathon looks to build on its growing reputation which has seen it voted 'Most Improved Race' and No.2 Half Marathon' in the UK. Other halfs include Heartbreaker Half (alongside a full marathon) in Hampshire and Old Deer Park Richmond Half Marathon.

Check out race results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

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!

Spring Edition - Available Now

Southern Spring 2015 Cover

The spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available from all our usual outlets.

You can look forward to an interview with ultra runner Dr Andrew Murray who tells us about the benefits of running and why he might just be embarking on his toughest challenge yet.  We also speak to elite runner Gemma Steel 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.

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