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December 2013

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News - 2012 Brighton Race Open For Entries

Brighton Marathon LogoFollowing the successful second edition on Sunday, entries are now open for the third Brighton Marathon in 2012. On-line entries are currently available on a 'first-come-first-served' basis.

Find out about how to sign up here.


News - Mutai Wins Boston In 2:03:01

Geoffrey Mutai Geoffrey Mutai completed an amazing 24 hours for Kenyan distance runners when producing a dazzling time of 2:03:01 to win yesterday's Boston Marathon.

However despite his incredible time, Geoffrey Mutai can't claim the world record because Boston is point to point and his time was ineligible.

Read the full story here ...



Runtalk - London Marathon - Dream Or Nightmare?

RussRunners from all over the UK took part in the Virgin London Marathon yesterday. One of those was Wigan-exile Russ Whittington, the recent winner of the Bolton parkrun. Russ is a man who thrives on long-distance events but still had his share of pre-race nerves...

Read Russ' marathon story 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!

Poll - What Do You Enjoy Most About Spring Running?

PollsThe April poll has been asking what you're enjoying most about running during spring.

Following last week's tie, Lighter nights/mornings has moved into first place. This is followed in second by Warmer temperatures, with honing a sharper physique for summer coming in third.

Let us know what you think on our polls page, and if we don't have your favourite, let us know what it is on our facebook page!

Race Listings

April Race Listings PageWeekend Race Action

Take a look at the Virgin London Marathon results and have fun checking out the times of celebrities like Nell McAndrew, Will Young, Dwight Yorke, James Cracknell, Sophie Raworth, Agyness Deyn, Stella English and Jamie Baulch.

Easter Weekend

There are lots of events to choose from across the south of England on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday of the Easter weekend including races at Sudbury, Maidenhead, Folkestone, Newbury, Wellingborough, Uxbridge and the Isle of Wight.

Remember that you can find lots of other event details and race listing here, and don't forget you can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here.

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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