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eNews 13 April 2016

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News - parkrun Ambassador On Mission To China

Richard Bazeley

Richard Bazeley is taking on one of the toughest running challenges in the world to help raise funds for Alzheimer’s Research UK. Since its inception in 1999, the Great Wall Marathon in China has become revered as one of the toughest events.

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News - Run Disney This Autumn

Disney Runners will have the chance to sample the magic of Disney this autumn with the inaugural Disneyland Paris Half Marathon Val d’Europe on 25 September, and California's Disneyland Half Marathon on 4 September.

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Runtalk - Why Weight?

WeightsI’d always been of the opinion that weight lifting was for weightlifters, running was for runners, and ne’er the twain shall meet, writes Neil Turner. Then I did some research.

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Competition - Stay Stylish In Gore

CompetitionOur competition features apparel from 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.

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.