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December 2013

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News - The Electronic Running Partner

JoggobuddyThe relationship you have with your running buddy transcends that of a regular friendship; you are privy to their split times, their PBs, and know what time they can realistically hit for the 10k next week. In all, it is a person you can share information that your partner really doesn't care about. A new creation, however, may be set to sever this long-standing bond, with the imminent arrival of Joggobot, an electronic drone that can accompany you on your runs.

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News - Mid Summer Night Deed

Dulwich Runners LogoSouth London club Dulwich Runners are hosting their ever-popular mid summer 5k on Wednesday, June 20. Winding mainly through the picturesque Dulwich Park, the race starts near Queen Mary's Gate at 7.45pm. Entries are £6 for affiliated and £8 for unaffiliated in advance and £10 for any one the night entries.

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News - Olympic Hopeful Impresses In NY

Claire HallisseyClaire Hallissey, who made such a big impression at this year's London marathon, stepped up her Olympic preparations with a strong performance at the New York Mini 10K on Saturday (June 9). In a field packed with international stars - seven will be heading to London this summer - Hallissey secured 10th position in a time of 33:33.

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Runtalk - Take The Stairs

Towerrunning World Cup LogoMany sports lay claim to being one of the world's fastest growing sports, but one has much stronger claims than others to be the highest rising sport. Tower running has soared in popularity in recent years. The sport of racing up stairways of tall buildings is not entirely new; the Empire State Building Run Up has been taking place at the iconic New York skyscraper since 1978.

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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 -

Poll ImageThis time round we're asking which race distance you like best?

The results indicate that 10Ks are the most popular distance to run, followed by half marathons, with 10 mile runs in third place, this week.

Do you think something else should be in our top 3? 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 - Summer Edition

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