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eNews 18 June 2015

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News - Sunday Mile Attracts Thousands To The City

City of London Mile

A top international field of elite milers joined 2,500 club and recreational runners for the much anticipated 2015 Amba Hotels City of London Mile. Pre-race rain meant wet conditions but didn't prevent fast times and enjoyable running.

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News - Summer Breeze Makes Runners Feel Fine

Summer Breeze runners

Over 1,000 runners took part in the Summer Breeze Running Festival last weekend. The start time of 4pm made for a festival atmosphere with participants able to grab dinner after their run.

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Runtalk - Talkin' 'Bout A Revolution

CadenceA smooth action makes you a better runner. We look at the role cadence plays in finding the running technique that works for you.

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Video of the Week - Great South Run

Great South Run

Our video of the week is a two-minute virtual tour of the Great South Run which celebrates its 25th anniversary on 25 October. 

Watch the video here

Poll - Who's Your Favourite Runner?


This month we're asking who your favourite current distance runner is. Is it one of the ones listed or do you have a more obscure choice? Alf Tupper maybe?

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listing

South DownsWith the longest day of the year taking place this weekend, it’s no wonder the race calendar is jam-packed with great events. Enigma Back to Front Marathons in Kent will see participants run either clockwise or anti-clockwise round Caldecott Lake. Another water-themed event is Sunday’s Mersea Island Round the Island. Adding a dash of colour to proceedings is the Reading Rainbow Run. Trail running enthusiasts will take on the South Downs Trail Marathon, Half Marathon & Fun Run. 

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 as a race organiser.

Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

New Facebook Page!

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For those of you who haven't liked our new Facebook page yet, what are you waiting for?! To coincide with the new magazine, the new runABC South Facebook page provides all the latest running stories, advice and competitions and much more! You can also keep up with us by following runABC South on Twitter

Get Your Free Copy Of runABC South Today


Our new magazine runABC South still includes all the things you loved about Southern Running Guide, just with more content and a bigger, brighter look! We think you’ll like the changes we’ve made - the new contributors like Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners, the ‘deluxe’ training log and an experimental ‘Running And Life’ section.  And there’s much more too. runABC South is available from all our usual outlets. REMEMBER TO LIKE US ON FACEBOOK AT OUR NEW PAGE!