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eNews 05 August 2015

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New Competition - Stay Cool This Summer With Craft


Our August competition courtesy of Craft offers a fantastic apparel package including the Focus range for men and Trail range for women topped off with a superb pair of Cool Run ankle socks.

To be in with a chance of winning, enter here

News - Olympic Expert In Twickenham

Mara YamouchiOlympian Mara Yamauchi will be the star attraction at a day of marathon workshops in London this autumn. The Endurance Performance and Coaching Centre at St Mary’s University will be hosting workshops with the former Team GB runner.

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News - Brit Conquers Death Valley Double 

Rhys and Scott JenkinsRhys Jenkins has completed the Death Valley Double - the double crossing of the Badwater Ultra Marathon route. The 28-year-old from Penarth set out with his brother Scott who completed the single crossing.

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Runtalk - Be Epic

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Completing a marathon was generally enough to satisfy the appetite of runners seeking a true test. But there now seems to be a growing trend for the most epic challenges possible.

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New Poll - Do You Log Your Weekly Mileage?


Have you answered our new poll yet? This month we'd like to know how you log your weekly mileage. Do you use our handy running log or are all the numbers up in your noggin? 

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listing

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There’s a plethora of 10Ks on offer this weekend with events in Wiltshire, Essex, London, and Kent. The Salisbury Trail 54321 celebrates its 20th anniversary on Sunday, featuring a selection of distances from 5k to a marathon and 50k ultra. Steve Way will be defending his title in the 50k. For a less competitive (but no less fun) event the Big Fun Run series comes to Maidstone. 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!

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New Edition Of runABC South Out Now!


The latest edition of runABC South is out now. It 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.