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December 2013

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News - 20,000 Plus Set For Great South Run

Hugh DennisThere's just two months to go to one of the south of England's feature events - the Bupa Great South Run. Now in its 11th year, the most popular 10 mile run in Europe, is expected to attract 24,000 entrants for the race on Sunday, October 30.

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News - London Bids For World Championships

ChristineOn the eve of the 2011 IAAF World Athletics Championships in Daegu, South Korea, UK Athletics has confirmed it will bid to host this event in 2017, with the Olympic Stadium the desired venue.

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Runtalk - The Last Temptation of Chris

Inverness Half MarathonThe marathon is a wicked temptress. Despite the inevitable pain, I have succumbed to her alluring ways again. "Never again", I said to myself after the last one. And the one before that and the one before that. But with two months to go until the Amsterdam Marathon, I simply have not been able to resist the urge.

Read Chris' full story here

Competition - Did You Win?

Our fantastic Get Set with Saucony competition has finished now. Thank you to everyone who entered! Well done to our 8 winners, find out if you were one of them here.

Our next competition is already in the works, so check our website regularly to make sure you don't miss out!

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 still 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.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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