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December 2013

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News - Forget Juneathon, Here is Mascarathon

Mascarathon ImageTo raise awareness and money for Refuge, the national domestic violence charity for women and children, make-up brand Benefit has organised a charity event that will see participants run from Scotland to London. Taking place from June 15 to June 29, the run will start at Edinburgh and stop off at Newcastle, Manchester, Birmingham, Cardiff, Oxford and will cumulate in Spitalfields, London.

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News - A Very English Race

Harvel 5With the jubilee weekend imminent, hundreds of runners are expected to descend on the Harvel 5 in Kent at the weekend. The five mile run is expected to attract around 700 runners for Saturday's quintessentially English event organised by Harvel Hash House Harriers.

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News - Friday Night In Essex

Nice WorkThis week sees the launch of a new evening 5k series in Essex. The Clacton Summer 5k Series will take place on a monthly basis at the coastal town. Every event bar one takes place on a Friday night at 7pm and features an out and back run along the promenade.

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New Competition - Minimalist Style With Saucony

Mens Red, Citron and Black Kinvara 3 ShoeWe are giving away five pairs of the fantastic new Saucony ProGrid Kinvara 3 minimalist running shoes...

Launched at the 2012 London Marathon Expo, the ProGrid Kinvara 3 is the latest minimalist shoe offering from Saucony.

Be one of the first to get hold of a pair of these top notch shoes together with a Saucony Kinvara t-shirt by entering our competition here

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 sees running on the streets istill in the lead, with 42.7% of the vote. Urban trail runs continue in second place with 22.9%, while countryside running comes in third with 19.8%.

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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