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December 2013

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News - See London On The Run

City Jogging Tours LondonWith the London underground set to reach swelling point in the lead up to the Olympics, New Balance and City Jogging Tours have devised a unique sightseeing experience in which you can take in the city's landmarks without relying on public transport.

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News - Sun Shines On Essex

Halstead Road Runners LogoThere were over 600 finishers at the Halstead & Essex Marathon on Sunday. The only marathon in Essex enjoyed bright conditions for the scenic race, which regularly receives glowing reviews. The 2012 edition included sponge stations and pom-pom girls to offer novel encouragement to all runners.

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News - Thompson Signs For Farah Clash

Chris ThomsonEuropean 10,000m silver medallist Chris Thompson has signed up for a GB head-to-head with the man who beat him to European gold in Barcelona two years ago - Mo Farah. Since then, Farah has progressed to become world champion over 5000m and it is that distance they with clash at the Aviva London Grand Prix in Crystal Palace on Friday, July 13.

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Competition - Stand Out With Brooks

Women's GTS 12Summer is upon us, and running in the dark is a thing of the past once again! Long, and hopefully hot, runs lie ahead of you for the next few months, so this is the perfect oportunity to get yourself some fresh summer running gear!

We're giving you the chance to brighten up your running wardrobe with a brilliant Brooks Apparel package, containing a pair of Adrenaline GTS 12s, an Essential Run Jacket and a pair of Infiniti Shorts.

All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is head over to our competitions page, where you can see all the prizes, and answer the question there!

Poll - Where Do You Run?

Poll ImageThe question of 'Where to run?' is an interesting one. Some people love to do their training in a dry indoor setting, while others long for the days of cooling rain to pound the pavements or hit the trails.

The leading choice this week is to run on the streets, with 39.7% of the vote. The next most popular choice is to run in the countryside with 23.3%, while hitting the urban trails has a 20.5% share of the vote.

Let us know your thoughts 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 - Spring Edition

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