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December 2013

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News - Runners To The Rescue

Run for Japan LogoBritish marathon stars Paula Radcliffe and Mara Yamauchi are leading the Run For Japan appeal aimed at bringing the global running community together to show solidarity and support for those affected by the recent earthquake, tsunami and ongoing nuclear threat in Japan.

Read full story here...

News - Allergies Causing Problems

Blowing her noseResearchers at Northumbria University have found that one in three runners in next month's London Marathon will suffer from allergic reactions (for example from tree pollen) after the event.

Read more here...

Charities - Be An Autism Angel

Autism AngelsThe National Autistic Society will have a big presence at the feature races in the south of England this year. Why not join their teams of Autism Angels and Autism Action Men and help raise vital funds for people with autism.

Read full charity profile here...

Competition - Run Into Spring with Brooks

Trainers & LegsWe've teamed up with Brooks, to offer 10 lucky SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE readers a chance to win some excellent prizes! Available to win is a Brooks package consisting of an LSD Lite Jacket, HVAC Synergy T-shirt, a mesh cap and Infiniti Capris for women or Rogue Runner Shorts for men.

To enter, simply visit our competitions page, where you can also see the prizes up for grabs! Good luck!

New Poll -Your Favourite Post-Race Treat

PollsOur poll on is asking you what your favourite post-race treat is. A glass of wine/beer continues to be your favourite reward, with a blow-out meal moving into second place, followed by treating yourself to a wedge of cake in third place. Let us know what you do to treat yourself on our polls page, or, if we don't have your favourite, let us know what is is through our facebook page!

Race Listings

March Race Listings PageThe race calendar was all about London Marathon preparation with a bunch of half marathons staged over the weekend. Reading took pride of place with 12,500 finishers while there were respectable turnouts at Brentwood, Hastings and Fleet.
The spotlight remains on London Marathon prep with halfs at Paddock Wood (Kent) and Colchester, and 20 mile runs at Worthing and Hemel Hempstead.

Don't forget that there are lots of race results and other event details on our race listings page. You can also add your race's details to our event listings if you sign up as a race organiser. And as always, good luck to all running this weekend!

Current Issue - Spring Edition

Southern Running Guide Spring 2011 CoverThe spring edition of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available in outlets across the south of England, with great advice for spring cleaning your diet, a detailed look at family running and a fantastic new competition.

The new spring edition is also packed full of your favourite features, with a handy running log, spring race listing and equipment supplement.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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