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December 2013

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Happy New Year!

Great North Run 2011Hello, and welcome to the first Southern Running Guide E-Newsletter of 2012!

We hope that you've had a great Winter break, and that now you're ready to get back into running for 2012!

What do you have planned for this year? Getting into shape for your summer holiday? Finally running that Half Marathon? Check out our new poll here and let us know what you think or tell us what your plans are over on our Facebook page or tweet us @southrunguide.

We've got some exciting things lined up this year for the magazine, as well as a host of new competitions! Keep your eyes peeled for them!

News - New Runners Back MK Marathon

MK RoadwaysNew marathon runners make-up half of the 3,500 entrants for the inaugural Milton Keynes marathon on Sunday, April 29, with 75% of those signed up not affiliated to running clubs. Race organisers are pleased with the make-up of the entry which helps them achieve their aim of encouraging more people to take up an active and healthy lifestyle.

Read full story here

News - Landmark For Parkrun

Bushy ParkThere was a significant landmark reached by the Bushy Park parkrun on Saturday 6 January as they reached a record 1,000 participants. It was the first time ever there has been a four-figure turnout for the original and UK's biggest parkrun.

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Runtalk - Resolutions To Revolutions

New Year's ClockNew Year is a time when running and exercise generally takes a notable upturn in participants. The introspection which comes at the end of the year - often with a dash of alcohol - is a potent cocktail for those wanting to go about a little self-improvement.

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Competition - Saucony Shoes Up For Grabs!

Men's Silver Triumph 9sIn the second of our new fortnightly competitions we have 2 pairs of Saucony's premium neutral offering - the Triumph 9 - up for grabs!

The Triumph 9 is the latest in the top-selling line of Triumph shoes. This update has once again raised the stakes in terms of technology by improving the shoe in almost every way.

To enter the competition click here

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 - Winter Edition

Southern Running Guide Winter 2011 CoverThe 96-page winter issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available.

This issue is packed with news, advice on rediscovering your running mojo, warming winter soup recipes as well as our usual race listing and three month log-book.

It also features a brilliant running route through The People's Forest and regular race profile - this time we look at the ASICS Fleet Pre-London Half Marathon.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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