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eNews 17 February 2016

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News - GO Run For Fun Back On Track In 2016

GO Run For Fun

GO Run For Fun, the ground-breaking campaign to get children involved in exercise, is back with a bang for 2016. Having encouraged more than 100,000 kids to get running through 190 worldwide fun events, the GO Run For Fun campaign is already the biggest children’s running initiative in the world.

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News - Mo Seeks Diamond Before Gold

Mo FarahMo Farah has confirmed he will compete at the Birmingham Diamond League on Sunday 5 June. Farah’s participation at the Miidlands event will be central to his preparations for the Olympic Games in Rio, where he will aim to defend his 5,000 and 10,000m titles.

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Runtalk - Welcome To The Roga Revolution

Roga Veggie Runners', Jayne Rodgers, introduces the fusion workout all runners need to know about - Roga ...

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Competition - Get Ahead With Ultimate Direction

SJ BackTough 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.

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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March-April Edition With You Soon!

CoverThe March-April edition of runABC South will be available soon from all our usual outlets!

We catch up with Alyson Dixon as she bids for a place at the Rio Olympics. Two runners give very different views of what they think events should be about. Contributors Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners also update us on their running adventures, involving Mongolia and wedding-themed parkruns. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log. And there’s much more too.