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December 2013

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News - Brighton Goes Over Distance

Brighton Half LogoRace organisers of the Brighton half marathon have issued an apology after confirming that Sunday's race was over distance. They issued a statement yesterday confirming that 'due to human error the course was extended to a total distance of 13.42 miles' rather than the conventional distance of 13.1miles.

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News - Sichel Tackles 48 Hour Treadmill Challenge

William SichelWilliam Sichel, Britain's top ultra-distance runner, embarks today (Wednesday, February 22) on his latest endurance event as he takes part in the World Challenge 48 Treadmill. Sichel will be competing against five other established ultra distance athletes over the course of two days at Evreux in Northern France.

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News - Kids Mile Doubles Entries

Mini-Marathion LogoEntries are pouring in for the Grand Hotel Mini-Mile which takes place over the last mile of the Brighton Marathon on April 15. This time last year just over 400 youngsters had signed up. But numbers are more than double that at 920 with over a month still to go before the deadline of March 23 is reached.

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Runtalk - Love On The Run

Simon ThomsonValentine's Day turned my mind to the number of runners I have met who have found love through running, writes Chris Broadbent. These are the lucky souls for whom the sport has got their heart pounding even when not running.

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New Competition - Step Into the Light with Silva

Silva HeadlampWe've are giving away a fantastic Silva Trail Runner Headlamp - ideal for early morning or night time training...

Designed specifically for runners the Silva Trail Runner headlamp combines cutting-edge technology with hardworking and stylish design. With only 135g of headweight, the featherlight Trail Runner features an ultra-comfortable oversized rubberized anti-slip headband for maximum stability - even on rocky terrain

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 disliked 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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