December 2013

News - Fantastic Five Set World Record

Abingdon Marathon Image

The relationship you have with a fellow club runner can be a close one; you spend several hours per week training together, rejoice on the completion of your first marathon and provide support if you suffer a DNF. Last weekend, five runners from Oxfordshire took this connection one stage further however when they completed Abingdon marathon.

Read full story here

News - Here Come The Girls

She Runs WindsorA new women's only running and life style event called 'She Runs Windsor' will be coming to the UK next spring. Part of the She Runs the World series, She Runs Windsor will take place on the May Day Bank Holiday on Monday 6 May 2013 in the Royal Borough of Windsor.

Read full story here

News - Spartan Existence

Spartan Race LogoOne of the final opportunities to prove your mettle this year comes at the Spartan Beast event at Brants Hatch on Sunday 18 November. The strength-sapping obstacle races originated in the USA challenging entrants to cover long distances over muddy terrain with some crawling, climbing, sliding, carrying, dodging and throwing all tossed in for good measure.

Read full story here

Competition - Scott Prize Package Up For Grabs

Green Windbreaker JacketThis month, we've teamed up with Scott to bring you the chance to win one of three prize packages consisting of eRide Icerunner shoes and Helium Windbreaker Jacket.

The Icerunners are ideal for those seeking an all-around and all-year multi-terrain shoe, while the Windbreaker Jacket does exactly as its name suggests! It is windproof by construction and has elastic and reflective sleeves/bottom hem!

To be in with a chance of winning one of these great packages, simply head over to our competition page and answer the question there. Good luck!

Poll - Is The Price Right

Poll ImageThis month, we're asking if you think that entry fees for races are good value or not?

So far there has been a very definite response, with 66.2% saying that No, entry prices are not good value. 31.1% say that they are, while just 2.7% would be willing to pay more.

Is the price right? Let us know on 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 - Autumn Edition

Southern Running Guide Autumn 2012 CoverThe 96-page autumn issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available at all our usual outlets!

This edition won't disappoint and is crammed with news, great features, product reviews, race listing and a three month log-book.

Make sure you get your copy and let us know what you think on Facebook.


Southern Running Guide on Facebook



Southern Running Guide on Twitter