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December 2013

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News - Wise Words In Brighton

Brighton Marathon LogoOn Saturday January 14, a packed seminar room at the Hilton Brighton Metropole was treated to two fascinating talks by Italy's most successful marathon coach, Luciano Gigliotti, and Malcolm Brown, Olympic Performance Manager for British Triathlon. A total of 57 athletes and coaches attended the Brighton Marathon organised seminar, including Brian Scobie and Neville Taylor of England Athletics.

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News - Stonehenge Spring Challenge

SarsenRunners seeking an unusual marathon to tackle this spring, would be well advised to take a look at the Sarsen Trail and Neolithic Marathon in Wiltshire on Sunday, May 6. It is a wide all-encompassing leisure event which includes distances and disciplines for runners, walkers and cyclists.

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Runtalk - Horses For Courses

Chris BroadbentI was in South Devon visiting relatives and rather than go for my customary Sunday long run, I took the opportunity to take part in a local race instead. The oddly-named "Oh My Obelisk' event hosted by nearby club Dawlish Coasters was a low-key multi-terrain 11 mile.

Read Chris' full story here

Competition - Saucony Shoes Up For Grabs!

Men's Silver Triumph 9sIn the second of our new 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

Poll - Your Target For 2012

Poll ImageThis month, we're looking to find out what your running target for 2012 is.

So far, running a 10K PB is top on the list, followed closely by running a 10K, with running a 5K the third most popular target for 2012!

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 - 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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