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December 2013

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News - PBs For Redway Runners At Amsterdam

Amsterdam GroupHundreds of runners from across the south of England made their way to the Netherlands earlier this month for one of the continent's most popular races, the Amstersdam marathon.The invaders included a party of more than 30 from Milton Keynes (David Lloyd Redway Runners) who joined a big international field for the Amsterdam Marathon Running Festival (Sunday, October 16).

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News - Running Hard In Sussex

Beachy HeadClassic coastal race the Beachy Head Marathon took place on Sunday 23 October with over 1000 completing one of the UK's toughest endurance events, which was celebrating its 30th anniversary. The annual event includes both breath-taking scenery and breath-taking terrain.

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Runtalk - View From The Pavement Not So Bad

Amsterdam Marathon FinishersThis week regular contributer Chris Broadbent vents his frustration about being injury bound during a much anticipated race.

To be honest, I wasn't hugely looking forward to spectating at Sunday's Amsterdam Marathon. I was supposed to be taking part, but with the development of a breathing problem just a few weeks before the race date, I had little option but to shelve my plans. It meant nearly five months of training went to waste.

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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 - What Do You Enjoy Most About Autumn Running?

Poll ImageThis 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!

The cool temperature continues to be the most popular choice, with the ever changing colours of the trees coming in a close second.

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 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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