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December 2013

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News - Seaside Training Dates

Brighton Half Start-LineOrganisers behind the Brighton Half Marathon have announced a series of training days leading towards next year's race on February 19, 2012 to cater for beginners, intermediates, women-only and charity runners.

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News - Recognising Unsung Heroes

BBC Unsung Hero AwardThe BBC is once again set to honour individuals from the world of grassroots sport with the BBC Sports Unsung Hero Award 2011, launched today. Across the UK people are invited to nominate someone who has made a difference to their community through sport.

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Nutrition Advice - The Art Of Lighter Running

ScalesWhatever your reason for becoming a runner many will have hoped to lose a few pounds, the theory being that through exercise, more calories would be burnt and those extra pounds would disappear. Why is it then that, for many of us, although we become fitter and feel more toned, the scales refuse to budge as much as we would like them to?

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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.

Again, most people say that they prefer to run with music, while others use it occasionally. 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!

Current Issue - Autumn Edition

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