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eNews 6 April 2016

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New Competition - Stay Stylish In Gore Running Wear

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Our new April competition features apparel from premium brand GORE RUNNING WEAR® to get you moving this month! We are offering one lucky male and one lucky female a top quality GORE RUNNING WEAR® apparel set. Enter here for a chance to win.

Event Of The Week - Sport Injuries Free Information Event

Sports Injuries

Are you training for a marathon? Does an injury hold you back? Spire Gatwick Park Hospital is holding a free information evening about sports injuries with specialist consultant orthopaedic surgeon Mr George Tselentakis.

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Charity Of The Week - Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan Cancer runnerWhether it’s a one off donation or fundraising for a 10k, it’s people like you who enable Macmillan to be there for people affected by cancer.

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News - Marathon Partnership Inspires Kids To Run Free

LSPA Marathon Kids Run Free, the UK charity on a mission to get children fit and active by challenging them to run a marathon throughout the academic year, is now being supported by London Marathon Events Ltd.

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Runtalk - If Any Girl Can, Sam Can

Sam CopeSam Cope is a 32-year-old mother-of-two and she is a runner. That is not something that she would ever have thought possible even after she quit smoking and joined a Beginners2Runners (B2R) group.

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New Poll - Alcohol-themed Events

Medoc runners There is some controversy around races that involve alcohol like Wineathlon and Beerathon. This month we want to know your views. Is it all a bit of fun or are is it setting a bad example for youngsters? Let us know what you think 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 April, the spring racing season is well underway 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 Out Now!

CoverThe March-April edition of runABC South is available now from all our usual outlets!

We catch up with Alyson Dixon as she bids for a place at the 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.