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eNews 8 July 2015

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News - Casualty Star To Shine At Bristol + Bath Marathon

Amanda Mealing

Casualty star Amanda Mealing (cardiothoracic consultant Connie Beauchamp) will be running the Sanlam Bristol + Bath Marathon on Sunday 25 October, challenging herself alongside colleagues - George Rainsford (Dr Ethan Hardy) and behind the scenes sound person James Drummond (an Ironman competitor).

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News - Big Fun In Southampton

Big Fun RunThe Big Fun Run series rolls into Southampton on Sunday 26 July. In 2014 over 350 runners enjoyed a morning of fresh air, fitness and fun at Southampton Common and 2015 is set to be even bigger.

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Runtalk - Crossing The Alps!

Shona“It’s come about so quickly but I’m really looking forward to it,” Those were the words of our regular contributor, Shona Thomson, when she popped into the runABC office last week ahead of her trip to the Alps.

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Competition - Mizuno Running Kit Up For Grabs!


Our fantastic online competition courtesy of Mizuno offers the full package with a Drylite Cooltouch apparel set topped off with a pair of Wave Rider 18 shoes. To be in with a chance of winning, enter here.

Poll - Your thoughts on adventure/obstacle races?


This month we're asking what your thoughts are on adventure/obstacle races. Do you stick to traditional races or are you up for anything?

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listing

South Downs

Best of British to those running the Vitality British 10K London Run this weekend. The Big Smoke event offers up an embarrassment of visual riches with course highlights including Wellington Arch, London Eye and the Houses of Parliament. In Otter news, the Otter Rail and River Run will see close to 200 participants take on the multi-terrain 10k at Tipton St John in Devon. Both individuals and relay teams will head to Hampshire for the Stansted Park 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 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!