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December 2013

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News - Lakeland Trails Marathon Date For 2012

Lakeland TrailOrganisers of the Lakeland Trails Marathon, buoyed by the success of the inaugural event last month, have set a date for 2012 - Sunday, July 1. A sunny day last month saw over 1,000 participants from all over the UK and from as far afield as New Zealand, Australia, Japan, Dubai, USA, Ethiopia, Switzerland, Germany, France, Belgium and Ireland take part in the first Lakeland Trails Marathon.

Read full story here

Runtalk - Homeward Hit

Home RunnersOften the best ideas are the simple ones and so it is with the new Home Run concept which has recently been launched in London. This brand new way of commuting will help more Londoners avoid the misery of rush hour by enabling them to run home instead, with Home Run carrying their bags for them. So what is HomeRun?

Find out here

Poll - What's Your Attitude To Holiday Running

Poll ImageOver on we're asking you whether you keep running through your holidays, or you take a break to enjoy the sunshine with minimal sweat.

So far, the majority of runners keep their running much the same over the holidays, while others speed up the pace while they have some extra time.

Let us know what you prefer to do on our polls page, or tell us on our facebook page!

Competition - Get Set With Saucony

Saucony RunnerEvery season, Saucony produce some great looking pieces of kit that help you perform whatever the weather decides to throw at you. Bright, fashionable colours coupled with highly technical fabrics that 'do the job' are all part of the Saucony look.

The 8 fantastic Saucony prize package will see you clothed top to toe and includes: socks, shorts, t-shirt and cap.

To enter simply visit out competitions page and answer the question there before Saturday August 13!

Race Listings

April Race Listings PageThis weekend's race results are now available online at, check out the results and up and coming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here, and good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

Current Issue - Summer Edition

Southern Running Guide Summer 2011 CoverThe 96-page summer issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available!

This edition is packed full of running news, advice on how to stay injury free and race listings, along with our three month log-book, race profiles and running routes. There's a brand new equipment supplement along with a new area profile, this time focusing on Hampshire.

We've also teamed up with Saucony this season for a fantastic new competition!


Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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