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December 2013

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News - Newbury On The Run

Newbury parkrunThe parkrun success story keeps on rolling. Saturday saw 317 participants 'enjoy' sub-zero temperatures and a course white-out at the new Newbury event. The huge turnout created an inaugural event record and included an encouraging 146 new parkrunners.

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News - Chrissie Heads To Capital

Chrissie WellingtonAfter the success of the first in of the Run With Chrissie series in Leeds, Chrissie Wellington is now inviting runners to join her for a 5k run in London. The current Ironman world champion will host the next run in the series on Sunday, February 26.

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Runtalk - Go With The Flow Brooks Style

Brooks Pure ShoeRegular contributer Angela Hibbs tries out the new minimalist Pure Range from Brooks.

"Towards the end of last year, while training hard for the Berlin Marathon, I unfortunately suffered a stress fracture to my pelvis. This was diagnosed in November last year and promptly put me in the pool aqua jogging instead of pounding the pavements on my usual 90 mile a week training programme."

Read full review here

Competition - Swift As A Samurai with Pearl Izumi

Red/Grey Pearl Izumi KissakiWe've got two pairs of the new Kissaki-style shoes from Pearl Izumi to give away!

Pearl Izumi goes back to its Japanese roots for Spring 2012 with the launch of a new running shoe dubbed the "KISSAKI".

The "Kissaki" is a neutral cushioning shoe featuring a highly breathable and seamless upper with memory foam in the heel counter for a custom-like fit.

To enter the competition click here

Poll - Winter Running - Have A Moan

Poll ImageThis month, we want to know what it is about winter running that really gets under your skin?

So far the underfoot conditions are coming out on top as the most hated part of winter running, followed by the cold weather, with dark nights coming in third.

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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