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eNews 4 February 2016

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New Competition - Get Ahead With Ultimate Direction

Ultimate DirectionTough it out this February with our fantastic competition courtesy of Ultimate Direction – we are offering the chance to win a top of the range women’s Wink hydration pack or men’s SJ Ultra Vest.

Enter here to be in with a chance of winning!


Charity of the Week - Make-A-Wish®

Royal Parks RunnerJoin the Run for Wishes team at the Royal Parks Half Marathon and see London at its leafiest on this picturesque half marathon. By doing so you’ll help make magical memories for children who need them most.

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News - Big Fun Runs Returns

Big Fun RunnerFollowing its success last year, the Big Fun Run Series returns in 2016 with events in throughout the UK. The 5k events will be held from July to October and are aimed at all members of the family with free entry for children under five.

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Runtalk - Running Fast And Slow

Run Fast athletesVisionary Peter McHugh started Run-Fast as a sports management agency helping talented Kenyans run outside of Kenya, often for the first time.

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New Poll - parkrun

South PollHave you answered our new poll yet? parkrun has become a huge part of the running scene - we want to know how the 5k Saturday morning institution has impacted on you?

Have your say here

Race Listing

Up and Rnning Half MarathonLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the South of England and beyond. As we’re now in February, the race calendar is starting to pick up with a range of distances and terrain on offer. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget you can register as an organiser here and add your race's details to our event listings.

Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

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Jan-Feb Edition Out Now!


The current 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.