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eNews 27 January 2016

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News - Brighton Seeks Marathon Makers

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Brighton Marathon is looking for volunteers for the big April event. Now firmly established as one of the UK's top races Brighton Marathon wouldn't be viable without the support of dozens of volunteers who carry out a range of roles.

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News - Dog Puts Pee Into PB

LudivineWhen April Hamlin let her dog Ludivine out to pee, little did she know her pooch would go on to come seventh in a half marathon. Ludivine managed to sneak out of the back garden and towards the starting line of the inaugural Trackless Train Trek Half Marathon in Elkmont Alabama on Sunday 17 January.

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News - A Mountain To Run

Everest MarathonSports Tours International is offering the chance to run the highest marathon in the world at Tenzing Hilary Everest Marathon on 25 June. The event was first held in 2003 for local runners but has since grown to include runners from 20+ nations.

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Runtalk - Running Hard, Going Further

RTTSYou’ve read all about them, maybe a few people you know have done one. We’re talking about ultras and we’ve asked ‘couch to Kalahari’ heroine Lucja Leonard to tell us more ...

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Competition - Zoom Through 2016 In Zoot

ZootJust 4 days left to enter our January competition. This month we are offering one lucky female and one lucky male the chance to win a pair of Zoot Laguna running shoes to give you a flying start this year. For a chance of winning, enter here!

Poll - Running Goals

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As it’s January, we’d like to know what your top running goals for 2016 are! Are you hoping to take on your first marathon, beat your PB or simply stay injury-free? Let us know!

Have your say here

Race Listing

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We’re going parking mad this weekend with a plethora of events in public parks. Hyde Park hosts both the Brooks Serpentine Last Friday of the Month 5K and the Royal Parks 10K Winter Race. Keeping with the royal theme, a bumper crowd will take on the Victoria (as in Queen Victoria) Park 5K, 10K & Half Marathon. Richmond Park provides the setting for a 5k and 10K. And Haleigh Country Park will be packed with runners for the Haleigh 2012 Legacy 10K.

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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Jan-Feb Edition Out Now!


The new edition of runABC South is out now! parkrun founder Paul Sinton-Hewitt reveals what the future holds for the free weekly 5k phenomenon, and we look at celebrities who are also star runners. Contributors Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners also update us on their running adventures. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log and the final instalment of our ‘Running And Life’ column. And there’s much more too. runABC South is available from all our usual outlets.