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December 2013

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News - London Runners Tagged Favourites

Marathon Report SpoofAll entrants for this year's Virgin London Marathon have seen themselves installed as pre-race favourites in an amusing viral campaign. The race organisers emailed nearly 40,000 entrants in recent days with a tailor-made mock TV news report which reveals that they have been named as the one to break the East African stranglehold on the elite race.

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News - Hagos Half Marathon Hero

Yared HagosWallsend Harriers' Yared Hagos gave an outstanding performance in Sunday's (February 26) Lifestyle Renault Tunbridge Wells Half Marathon. The Ethiopian athlete, who is also a listed runner for Bradford Airedale, surpassed the long-standing course record as he finished the race in 64:15.

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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

New Poll - Solo Or Pack?

Poll ImageRunners are individuals and they have their own ways of enjoying their favourite sport. We want to know do you prefer to run solo or with company?

Do other people slow you down or mess up your pacing? Are you a lone runner? Or do you never leave the house for a jog without a fellow runner?

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!

New Issue - Spring Edition

Southern Running Guide Spring 2012 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available.

This issue is packed with news, advice on improving your breathing technique, keeping your cupboards stocked with healthy food and our usual race listing and three month log-book.

We take a look at Adventure Running, and our regular race profile focuses on the Denbies 10 Mile. The spring issue also includes our fantastic equipment supplement and retailer listings as usual.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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