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December 2013

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News - City Workers Set To Hit Streets

Great City Race 2012 PosterA record number of city workers and a group of celebrities are undergoing their final preparations for the 2012 Standard Chartered Great City Race which takes place on Thursday 12 July. The 5K corporate running challenge starts at 19.15 at The Honourable Artillery Company and will be the last major sports event to take place on the City of London's streets before the 2012 London Olympics begin.

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News - Ethiopians Impress In Paris

Mo and BekeleThe herculean nature of Mo Farah's double gold bid at next month's Olympics was underlined at the most recent leg of the Diamond League in Paris last Friday. 11 participants in the 5,000m clocked under 13 minutes in what has been described as the highest-quality race of all-time. The event had been billed as a trial race for Ethiopian athletes and attracted some of the best athletes from that country, including Kenenisa Bekele and world bronze medallist Dejen Gebremeskel (pictured right with Mo Farah).

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New Competition - Stay Bright With Brooks

Women's Nightlife JacketWe are giving away three fantastic Brooks Nightlife Jackets...

The ultimate in weather protection, the Nightlife Jacket has all the features you need for low-light training, with 360° retroreflectivity, back venting, thumbholes and all in a 100% wind and waterproof package.

For your chance to win one of these brilliant jackets enter our competition here

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!

Poll - On Your Marks For Olympic Drama

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

So far the Men's 100m is coming out on top as the most awaited event - don't forget to watch on the fifth of August! Second most anticipated event is the Men's 10K, which takes place on the fourth of August. Third most popular is the Women's Marathon, also taking place on the fifth of August.

To find out more event dates, click here, and if you haven't already, let us know what you're looking forward to watching then let us know on our polls page, or over on our facebook page!

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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