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December 2013

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News - Elite Set For Birmingham

Kenenisa Bekele in frontFriday's Aviva 2012 Trials in Birmingham will act as an intriguing prelude to the Olympics with a host of international stars, including 5,000 and 10,000 world record holder Kenenisa Bekele, confirming their attendance. Bekele, who is also the defending 5,000m and 10,000m Olympic champion, will be joined by Commonwealth Games winner Moses Kipsiro and former world cross country champion Gebre Gebremariam.

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News - Open Evening For Ealing

Ealing Half MArathoin LogoOrganisers behind September's Ealing Half Marathon are hosting a free open evening for runners, volunteers and local residents.

The event takes place on Thursday, June 28 at Ealing, Hammersmith & West London College at the The Green, Ealing campus at 6pm.

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News - Olympics Inspire New parkrun

parkrun LogoTo coincide with the start of the Olympic Games this summer, a new parkrun will be starting in the same area of the city. The opening ceremony will take place on Friday, July 27 and one day later Barking Park will host their first ever parkrun.

Find out more here


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 - Race Distances

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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