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December 2013

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News - Record Turnout For Training Run

GadeA record turn-out took part in the third and final of the Gade Valley Harriers-organised pre-London marathon training runs on Sunday (March 25). The annual events in Hemel Hempstead are a staple for hundreds of local runners due to take part in the upcoming Virgin London marathon on April 22.

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News - Become An Olympian In Stockholm

StokhommeraWith the Stockholm marathon celebrating its centenary year this July, Sports Tours International is offering runners the opportunity to represent Great Britain as part of the event's Olympic themed race. Participants who take up the remaining number of guaranteed places will be provided with a complementary full Ronhill running kit - vest, shorts, and socks - in the colour of your chosen country.

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Competition - Springtime Style with Brooks

Men's LSD Lite JacketWe are giving away a fantastic Brooks apparel package for men and women - the perfect way to spring into your training this season...

Brooks running apparel always looks the part with its colourful detailing and clever styling. The bonus is that it not only looks good, it works well too - meaning that you can concentrate on making the most of your training session.


To see the prizes on offer visit our competitions page where you can also enter!

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?

Running alone is again in first place with 32.3%, running with one's mp3 player has fallen back into second place with 26.3% of the vote. Running in all the ways listed is currently in third place with 19.2%.

Let us know what you think on our polls page, or over on our facebook page, this is your last week to vote before our next poll!

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 - 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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