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eNews 24 February 2016

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News - #TwoMoMiles With Farah

Mo Farah

After his success at the Glasgow Indoor Grand Prix on Saturday, Mo Farah travelled to Birmingham to run with 25 lucky fans. The event was part of British Athletics’ #TwoMoMiles campaign, in which would-be participants gave their best reason as to why they should run alongside the double Olympic champion.

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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.

News - Obstacle Racing With A Canine Twist

DogsBattersea’s Muddy Dog Challenge is back in 2016 with a late spring double header at Brockwell Park, London and at Windsor Great Park.

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Runtalk - Music To Motivate

Reginald D Hunter Sometimes sport and art are uneasy bedfellows, writes Chris Broadbent. Yet the connection is electric when it comes to exercise and music.

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Competition - Get Ahead With Ultimate Direction

SJ BackThere's less than a week left to enter 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 and find out how others voted 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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