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17 January 2018

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News - No Go For Mo In Doha

Sir Mo Farah discovered the loneliness of the long distance non-runner in Doha last Friday (12 January) when he was unable to start his first major road race since retiring from track racing, citing a tight achilles tendon.


Event Of The Week - River Thames Spring Half Marathon 

The River Thames Spring Half Marathon on 4 March 2018 takes place over a flat, fast, scenic and largely traffic free course. 


Charity Of The Week - Breast Cancer Now

General entry might be closed for the Brighton Marathon 2018, but you can still get a place running 26 miles along this scenic coastal route with a charity place from Breast Cancer Now.


Service Of The Week - The Jog Shop Brighton

The Jog Shop is a truly independent running shop. We have no allegiance to any particular brand, carrying the widest range of running shoes and apparel in the south east of England.


News - Crash Barca's 40th Birthday Bash

UK based runners with a soft spot for Spanish food and wine will be delighted to hear that Sports Tours International have supplemented their 2018 holiday package portfolio with the addition of the Barcelona Marathon..


runTalk - Am I A Drugs Cheat? 

Am I a drug cheat? It’s something that I have pondered these last couple of months, ever since the case of cyclist Chris Froome made national headlines in December.



Special Offers

Special offers
runABC is offering lots of great discounts on races, apparel and more. Check out our special offers page for discounts on Profeet, Spartan UK, 66fit and ABP Marathon.

Race Listing

RunnersLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the South of England and beyond. From fun runs to ultras, we've got them all. 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!


Winter/Spring Edition Out Now!

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The Winter edition of runABC South has arrived in running stores and at local sports centres and clubs. Check out the link below to see where you can pick up a copy.

In this edition we look at 24 Hour races and the heckles that have made you laugh plus we talk to Gogglebox’s Baasit Siddiqui, and Adele Prince tells us about her favourite race.

Team Triple A takes us Rat Racing again and we welcome back regular columnists - Chris Broadbent and Christine Appel. This edition also includes an 8-page Edinburgh Marathon Festival supplement.


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