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December 2013

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News - Way To Go Mo

Daegu ImageTens of thousands of Race for Lifers, parkrunners and occasional 5K runners across the UK will have wowed and wooped as Mo Farah fashioned the race of his life to become world champion in Daegu, South Korea yesterday (Sunday September 4). The 31 year old endurance ace put aside the disappointment of silver in the 10,000 metres to execute a perfectly run 5,000 metres and hold off the challenge of heavily fancied American flyer Bernard Lagat.

Read full story here

Runtalk - Mark Cooper Reviews K-Swiss Trail Shoe

Blademax asked high profile charity runner Mark Cooper - a man who likes to stack up the miles - to review the Blade-Max Trail from K-Swiss, that brand's first venture into the trail shoe market.

Read Mark's review here

Competition - Brighten Your Run With Brooks

Brooks Comp ImageLooking after number one when you are out on the road is a top priority and making sure you can be seen by other road users is essential.

Brooks' Nightlife collection offers something for all runners looking for high-contrast colour and retroreflectivity in their running apparel. has teamed up with Brooks Running to offer three lucky readers the chance to win a deluxe Nightlife colourway package!

Check out our competitions page to find out what's on offer and to enter!

Poll - Running To Music, Your Thoughts?

Poll ImageOur poll over at asks if music helps runners perform better, or is a dangerous distraction.

Currently, most people say that they prefer to run with music, while others use it occasionaly. Few people feel that music is dangerous, or distracting.

Let us know what you think on our polls page, or over on our facebook page.

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!

New Issue - Autumn Edition

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

This edition is packed full of running news, advice on how to be a lighter runner, race listing, and our three month log-book. We've also got a fantastic new running route around London's Hyde Park, as well as our regular race profile.

This quarter, we've teamed up with Brooks to bring you our brilliant autumn competition and there's also a brand new equipment supplement along with a fantastic yoga for runners guide!

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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