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December 2013

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News - Home Extension

Home Run LogoLaunched in London this summer, innovative commuter concept Home Run is now operating three routes in the capital. Home Run is a series of guided runs home from central London helping commuters to avoid the crush and to get fit as they get head home, even carrying runners' work bags for them.

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News - Terrific Trail at Titsey

Titsey Trail 10K runnersThere was a record entry of 358 runners for the Titsey Trail 10K race held on Sunday, October 2 and organised by Oxted Runners. The event, based in east Surrey, is a single-lap run through the lovely woodlands of Limpsfield Common and the High Chart of Surrey and Kent.

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Runtalk - 'Beet-It' For Stamina And Endurance

BeetItLooking for a simple way to help improve your performance? Angela Hibbs might just have a solution for you...

Beetroot has fast become the latest craze in the sporting world. The high nitrate content makes it beneficial in helping the body's oxygen usage efficiency which enables you to exercise for longer, enhancing your stamina and endurance.

Read her full story 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!

New Poll - What Do You Enjoy Most About Autumn Running?

Poll ImageAfter a fantastic response to our poll last month, asking whether you use music to help you run, it became apparent that most people can't run without their headphones, or use music as a boost occasionally.

This month, we're looking to find out what eveyone enjoys about Autumn running. Is it the fantastic array of colours of leaves, or is it the mild, but not freezing, temperature that make Autumn running enjoyable for you? Whatever it is, we want to know!

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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