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eNews 9 June 2016

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News - Join The Running Battle Against Dementia


parkrun and The Alzheimer’s Society have joined forces in a new challenge that invites runners to help them beat dementia. Think of this as a running call to arms…

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Event of the Week - Basingstoke Half Marathon

Basingstoke HalfJoin Destination Basingstoke for the Basingstoke Half Marathon – a top–rated, traffic-free road race on Sunday 2 October.

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News - Happy Birthday To Salisbury parkrun

Kate LuterbySalisbury parkrun celebrated its first birthday in style on Saturday 4 June with a record turnout of 469 runners and walkers and 42 volunteers.

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Runtalk - Balkan And Runnin'

Sarajevo HalfNeil Turner travelled to Bosnia and Croatia to find out about the burgeoning running scenes in both countries.

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Competition - Great Prizes From Fitness Rewards

Mizuno riderrunABC has a brilliant online competition. Fitness Rewards is offering a superb package of the Garmin Forerunner 235 plus running shoes to the value of £100. Enter here for a chance to win.

Poll - Weight Lifting

Poll In a recent Runtalk, we discussed the benefits of resistance training. We want to know if this is something you incorporate into your regime. Let us know here.

Race Listing

Spring runnerLooking 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 June, summer is fast approaching, but there's still 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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Current Edition Out Now!

CoverThe June-July edition of runABC South is available now from all our usual outlets!

Good Morning Britain’s Sean Fletcher tells us about his running life. Dan Afshar and Joanna Barlow give us their views on using a pacer in races. Veggie Runners tell us about walking, or should that be running, down the aisle. Great Britain international Andrew Butchart reveals his plans for Rio. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log. And much more...