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eNews 24 June 2015

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Runtalk - The School Run

Pupils runningThe simplest ideas often turn out to be the best ones writes Chris Broadbent. Take for example, the Scottish primary school which recently made headlines by ensuring every pupil walked or ran at least one mile every day.

Read full story here.


News - Royal Parks Half Re-routed

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There's a new route for Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon. Participants will run the length of Whitehall to Parliament Square, before looping back towards Trafalgar Square.

Read full story here


Runtalk - It's All Go Chicago

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I was beyond excited when I was offered the opportunity to run the 2015 Bank of America Chicago marathon with Sport Tours International, writes Shona Thomson.

Read full story 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

Competition - Win GOREgeous Gear!

There's still time to enter our June competition featuring exclusive mens and ladies garment sets up for grabs courtesy of GORE RUNNING WEAR®.

To be in with a chance of winning, enter here.

Race Listing

South DownsThe last weekend of the month sees no let-up in the number of great events on offer. It’s a case of “go Hard or go home” for the Hitchin Hard Half Marathon and 10K. A more refreshing event will be Fullers London 10K, taking place for its 19th year with free drinks for all finishers. Another long-running event is the popular seaside race the Torbay Half Marathon, with stunning coastal views across Torbay.

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!