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eNews 6 January 2016

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New Competition - Zoom Through January In Zoot


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!

News - Make 2016 Your Big Running Year

New year runners2016 is just upon us so perfect timing for selecting an early target event to act as a focus for training. Check out our Race Listing section for details of great races in the early months of the year.

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News - Winter Running Boosts Weight Loss

Winter RunningStudies undertaken by Jack Wilson, lead physiologist at Porsche Human Performance, have shown running outdoors in cold weather can lead to higher weight loss.

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Runtalk - Running And The Meaning Of Life

Running and meaning of life

runABC's Terry Brennan looks at how running is more than just a bit of exercise twice a week. And how becoming a runner can change your life.

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New Poll - Running Goals

South pollAs 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!

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Race Listing

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It's a new year which means there are new year's resolutions to uphold. Luckily those who vowed to be more active are spoiled for choice with a plethora of events this weekend. Several race series kick off with the Fitstuff G3, Mornington Chasers’ Regents Park Grand Prix 10K, and Nice Work Richmond Park 10k/5K all hosting their first events of 2016. RunThrough Brixton 10K will take place on the concrete paths of Rockwell Park, and a sell-out field will take on Cliveden Cross Country, featuring 6 miles of scenic but testing terrain in the beautiful grounds of Cliveden House. 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 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.