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December 2013

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Big Fun Runs Kick Off This Weekend

The start of a Big Fun RunSummer 2010s 'Big Fun Run' 5K races start this weekend with the first race on Saturday in Stirling, Scotland, followed by Aberdeen's race on Sunday. The events form part of a series of 24 events across the UK, taking place exclusively within scenic parks that are both safe and pleasant running environments. Read more.

Train Your Brain

A happy runnerWe all know the importance of training our bodies to achieve running success, indeed it is this training that allows us to go further and faster with every session we complete. However, just as important is the time spent training our brains - in other words using psychological practices to focus our minds towards achieving even more than we thought possible. SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE found out more...

How Many Miles?

Bar Graph ImageThe last poll on asked how many miles runners in the south run per week. Most runners run between 10 and 20 miles a week, with the extremes of less than 5 miles and more than 50 miles coming out at the bottom of the poll.

The new poll asks your favourite thing about summertime running. There are seven options to choose from so cast your vote NOW on our polls page.

Saucony Summer Bright Competition - Enter Today

Ladies ProGrid Ride 3 ShoeThere is still time to enter our fantastic summer competition with Saucony; make sure you enter for a chance to win one of six shoe and clothing competition prize packages, worth over £100 each.

The prize consists of an unmissable ViZi-PRO t-shirt and a pair of ProGrid Ride 3 trainers. Simply visit our competition page and tell us: What kind of shoe is the ProGrid Ride 3? There are four options to choose from. Good Luck!

Up and Coming Races

Southern Running Guide May Race ListingsThis Sunday will see that streets of Dartford filled with runners in the Dartford Half Marathon, as well as 10K runners battling it out in the Asics British 10K London Run and the Hughenden Manor 10K. Midweek racing comes to Southampton on Thursday, July 15 with the David Lloyd 5K. Next Saturday brings London's singletons together in Greenwich Park for the Single Friends 10K, while Sunda,y July 18 sees Stevenage host a Marathon, 18 mile race and 12 mile race in the Fairlands Valley Challenge.

Good Luck to all taking part in races over the next fortnight, please let us know how you get on and remember to check out for all race listings and results.

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Southern Running Guide Summer 2010The summer edition of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is currently available - go to to find out where to pick up your FREE copy.

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