December 2013

News - Beer Cheer

Beerathon ImageThe competitors may have little in common with the sleek, elite athletes currently wowing the world at the London Olympic Games, but the entrants in this month's Great British Beerathon still deserve a large slice of respect.

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News - Running Festival For Kingston

Kingston RunKingston Upon Thames is to host a new running festival called the Kingston Run Challenge on Sunday 14 October 2012. The running event, previously known as RunKingston, has evolved into a more extensive contest with the addition of 24 mile races...

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Competition - Fit Brands Prize Packages Up For Grabs

Soleus WatchWe've teamed up with Fit Brands to offer you the chance to win one of three fantastic prize packages.

Soleus 10K Watch - With a 30 lap memory to record each mile split of your marathon and a 5 interval timers for speed work, the Soleus 10k Watch Large meets the needs of most runners.

On CloudSurfer Trainers - Designed for neutral runners and light to moderate overpronators these shoes are made to perform in training runs as well as in competitions!

Balega Soft Tread Socks - Balega Soft Tread Quarter Socks add a little spring to your step with maximum cushion, energy return and added protection from impact forces so you're feeling fresh for that final sprint to the line!

To enter the competition and see all the prizes and the packages available to win, click here


News - parkrun Set For Super Saturday

parkrun imageParkrun - the free 5k weekly timed run - is aiming for its highest ever turnout next Saturday (Aug 18) as it teams up with Join in Local to help create the UK's biggest celebration of local sport on the first weekend between the Olympics closing ceremony and the start of the Paralympics. Join In aims to bring the huge enthusiasm for sport from London 2012 back to every community in the UK and parkrun hopes to a play a big part in the celebration with bumper turnouts at over 100 locations across the UK.

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Poll - How Do You Avoid Injury

Poll ImageThis month, we want to know what keeps you injury free.

Is it that all important compression garment, your well fitted running shoes, or do you just make sure to warm up and cool down every time you go out?

Let us know what you do to stay in top form 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 southernrunningguide.com.

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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