10 Oct

Tonbridge Half Marathon – view from a volunteer

Helen Gaunt winning Tonbridge Half 2019

It was tipping it down as your runABC South reporter Alan Newman woke on Sunday (6 October). Volunteering to marshal the local half marathon suddenly seemed a less appetising prospect. Still, without volunteers none of us can race, so it was off to Judd School, Tonbridge at 8:00am with partner Sue James, waterproofs, several layers and plenty of trepidation.

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9 Oct

Southampton is top London Marathon alternative

start at Southampton Marathon

If you are one of the 400,000 disappointed runners let down this week by the London Marathon ballot then organisers of the 2020 ABP Southampton Marathon want to tell you that 'every cloud has a silver lining' and the silver lining they have in mind is their brilliant 26.2 mile classic which will be run on the same day as the big London race in 2020 - Sunday 26 April.

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