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eNews 16 March 2016

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News - Major TomTom Partnership For Great Run


The Great Run Company is teaming up with sports technology specialists TomTom UK as the official wearable technology partner for the Great Run series of events in 2016.

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Charity Of The Week - Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan 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 - Mbithi and Jerotich Run Fast At Bath

Bath half runnersRecords fell in the 35th Vitality Bath Half Marathon on Sunday morning as Robert Mbithi (Run Fast) did what it says on his vest and front ran to a course best of 1:01:45.

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Runtalk - To Hell And Back

Runner It’s an unavoidable truth of racing life that sooner or later, at one point or another, it’ll all go horribly wrong – and we don’t mean just missing a new PB by a shoelace.

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Competition - Soar Through Spring In SKINS

Skins competitionOur March competition offers a SKINS apparel bundle for keeping spirits soaring. Scientifically proven to boost training and performance and speed up recovery, SKINS is the ultimate in elite sportswear. Enter here for a chance of winning.

Poll - Listening To Music While You Run

Woman in headphones In this month’s poll we want to know if headphones are a vital part of your running kit. Find out what others think and have your say 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 March, the spring racing season has begun in earnest 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.