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December 2013

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News - Runners Invited to Pop In To Pop Up

Mizuno VisualRunners in London or visitors to the city have been invited to a 'pop-up' experience at the Centre Point building. The Mizuno Performance Centre, open between July 24 and August 12, will feature free biomechanical running analysis plus state-of-the-art activity zones based around sprinting, football and handball. The activity zones will test speed, agility, accuracy and power, with spot prizes for highest scores.

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News - Hardy Runners Needed In Hardy Country

Dorset There's just three months to go before the first running of the widely anticipated Purbeck marathon. The event, scheduled for Sunday, September 16, is limited to just 300 runners but those lucky enough to secure a place are promised a spectacular and enjoyable but tough marathon.

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News - Call From Crammy

Crammy and Co.Further details of this year's Salomon Kielder marathon weekend were announced today as former 1,500m world champion and event organiser Steve Cram challenged teams and individuals to test themselves on the stunning marathon course in the Run Bike Run event on Saturday, October 6.

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Runtalk - Lights, Camera, Action

Fast GirlsThe recent release of the UK movie 'Fast Girls' is a rare outing on celluloid for running, sparked by the inevitable rise in interest in athletics ahead of this summer's Olympic Games. The film charts the relationships between four feisty female sprinters.

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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 - but get your entries in soon, competition closes in a few days!

New Poll - On Your Marks For Olympic Drama

Poll ImageThis month it's all about the Olympics - and we want to know which event you're most looking forward to watching?

Is it the Women's Marathon? Or are you happier to watch the sprinters covering a shorter distance in the Men's 100m?

Whatever you're planning to watch, we would like to find out!

Let us know your thoughts on our polls page, or over on our facebook page!

Race Listings

April Race Listings PageLast 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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