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7 January 2015

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Runtalk - First Time First Run


It's that time of year when the ranks of runners swell. A US study estimated that 33% of people resolve to lose weight in the New Year, 15% by doing some form of physical exercise. As the most accessible of activities, running is the activity many turn to.

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Video Of The week - Tortoise And The Hare

Tortoise and Hare
Our video of the week is the classic Disney clip of the Tortoise and the Hare race. For anyone who's feeling a little sluggish this January, this should cheer you up.

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News - Farah Withdraws From Edinburgh Cross Country

Mo FarahMo Farah has pulled out of the Great Edinburgh Cross Country International Challenge on Saturday (10 January) due to illness.

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News - Holland Finishes And Starts Year In Style

Adam HollandAdam Holland turned in a trio of impressive performances to tie up what has been a highly successful 2014 and begin the current year in style. The 27-year-old took victory at the Sunrise to Sunset marathon on Saturday before securing first place finishes at Liverbird Double Marathon on New Year’s Eve and Day.

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New Poll - Your Top Running Goal

Thumbs upThis month we're asking what your top running goal for 2015 is.

Are you aiming to run your first marathon? Complete your first 5k? Or do you simply to stay injury free? Have your say on our polls page

Race Listings

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

The southern leg of the four-part Trailscape Rail To Trail series takes place on Saturday. Though starting and finishing in Kent, the majority of the race is run in East Sussex. On Sunday, the Rough 'n' Tumble 10 returns with a sold-out field. Past competitors include celebrities such as Helen Skelton.

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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