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eNews 18 May 2016

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News - parkrun Is One In A Million

Millionth parkrun

“From little acorns mighty oaks grow.” What better way to describe the phenomenal success of parkrun, which saw its millionth finisher last weekend?

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Event Of The Week - Make-A-Wish® UK

Make A WishJoin the Run for Wishes team and take part in the only event that runs in the beautiful Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew - The Richmond Running Festival.

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News - Burmese Days And Nights

Bagan Temple Marathon As Myanmar continues its transition from military rule to democracy, Sports Tours International is giving UK runners the opportunity to experience the south east Asian country for themselves.

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Runtalk - Group Thinking

Group runningCamaraderie, support, motivation, social interaction… Do the benefits of running in a group really need explaining you may ask? asks Neil Turner

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Competition - Spring Into Summer With Salming

SalmingWe are offering one lucky male and one lucky female a pair of Salming shoes, you can choose either the Elements or Trail T2 model. For a chance to win, enter here.

Poll - Is Pacing Cheating?

Pacers Some runners think achieving a PB with a pacer diminishes your achievement or even means you cheated! Is using a pacer in a race cheating? Let us know what you think 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 May, 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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New 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...