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December 2013

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News - Brighton Marathon On Channel 4

Channel 4 LogoThe 2013 Brighton Marathon will be televised, it has been announced by race organisers, the Grounded Events Company. For the fourth edition of the coastal race Channel 4 will broadcast a highlights package that will include not only the marathon, but also the Grand Hotel Mini-Mile.

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News - City Slickers

City RelayCity of London workers are not known for dragging their feet around the City's Square Mile, but in a few months they will be actively encouraged to get their knees up at a unique running event. The 2012 Bloomberg Square Mile takes place on September 20 in the financial heart of the capital.

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Runtalk - Miles Better

Coe Ovett MoscowEnormous attention will focus on Usain Bolt at this summer's Olympic Games. The world's fastest man is the standard bearer for the sport and millions will watch the men's 100m final looking for a gold medal-winning performance, a world record and some world-class showboating too.

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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.

This week, running on the streets is in the lead, with 42.9% of the vote. Urban trail runs and countryside running come in joint second place with 21.4%, while the treadmill comes in third with 9.5%.


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!

New Issue - Summer Edition

Southern Running Guide Summer 2012 CoverThe new 96-page summer issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available!

This edition is packed with news, tips on how to have the perfect race day, a look at some great breakfast ideas, as well as our regular race listing and three month log-book.

We also take a wider look at the running scene in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire this issue, with Ealing Half Marathon featuring as our race profile.

On top of that we check out the Big Fun Run series and the up and coming running destination that is Germany.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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