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eNews 25 November 2015

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Runtalk - Does Doping Affect Grassroots? 


"Is the doping problem confined to elite level or are there drugs used at grass roots too?" asks Chris Broadbent 

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From Our Sponsors - Disneyland® Paris Half Marathon


Take your group on a magical run on the most enchanted course on Earth! For every runner who has ever ‘wished upon a star’ for that perfect course, Disneyland Paris is about to make that wish come true! 

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News - Record Forecast For Malta

Malta MarathonFollowing a record number of participants at this year’s Malta Marathon and Half Marathon, organisers are already predicting the 2016 event to be even bigger. Next year’s event will be held on Sunday 28 February. 

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News - Hundreds Complete Commando Challenge

CommandoOver 700 men, women and children took part in the first Commando Series on Saturday 14 November. The course at Hever Castle in Kent consisted of a 6k or 12k obstacle and endurance challenge.

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Salming Competition - Whizz Through Winter 


Our November competition courtesy of Salming offers the perfect winter running package to keep you cosy on those wintry weekends. Enter now for your chance to win this fantastic prize!


Poll - Your Running Life

South Poll

Just five days left to answer our poll. Tell us when you started running! Were you straight from the pram to the track or a pensioner debutant?

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Race Listing


Downton Abbey may be finished but Downton Half Marathon is very much alive. The race takes place on Sunday, taking runners through the scenic country lanes of the Salisbury village. Kingston 10K offers runners the chance to run through the streets of Kingston and back along the River Thames Towpath. In Cambridgeshire, the classic 10-mile distance returns with the Bass Belle 10 Miler, featuring a rural course that takes in the villages of Bassingbourn, Litlington and Abington Piggots. 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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Nov-Dec Edition Of runABC South Out Now!


The new edition of runABC South is available now! Chris Evans’ wingman Vassos Alexander tells us about his ultra endeavour, we speak to Scott Overall about how he reached the top of his game, and we look at the remarkable surge in volunteering at events. Contributors Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners also update us on their running adventures. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log and the experimental ‘Running And Life’ section. And there’s much more too. runABC South is available from all our usual outlets.

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