December 2013

News - Brighton Beat

Brighton Half Marathon RunnersRunners in next month's Brighton half marathon will be able to choose the startline music that helps set them on their way on the 13.1mile course. Thanks to media partners Heart FM, entrants will be able to vote on three tunes that will be played from the radio station's double decker bus as the start horn sounds on the event on Sunday 17 February.

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News - Chicago Bound

Chicago MarathonAfter the disappointment of New York marathon's cancellation, there is an added sense of excitement for this year's Chicago marathon on 13 October. One of the six majors, many consider Chicago to be New York's biggest rival, with entries opening for the race at 12pm on 19 February.

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Runtalk - Cool Runnings

Snow RunningSnow and ice. It's been everywhere in the last few weeks. In the towns, in the country, all over the media and right down my Facebook feed too. Here in Britain we are really rather obsessed with the weather, especially when the white stuff arrives. For me it is possibly my favourite condition to run in.

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Competition - Yurbud Ear Buds Up for Grabs

Inspire Duo Running Woman on BeachYurbuds are the superb new innovative way to listen to music while you run. Thanks to Twistlock Technology they are guaranteed not to fall out! With an ultra-soft and comfortable fit, these ear buds also allow for sufficient ambient noise, so you always stay aware of your surroundings.

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Poll - What Is Your Target For 2013?

Big Ben fireworks on New Year's Eve 2012. Credit Dan Kitwood/Getty ImagesYou only have until tomorrow to let us know what your goal is for this year, so don't forget to check out our polls page!

The most popular choice so far for this year is to get a new PB, closely followed by completing a first half marathon, while in third place is completeing a half-marathon.

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 - Winter Edition

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

This issue features the lowdown on Carb-Loading and a review of Boff Whalley's Run Wild. You can also read about a Milton Keynes running route, our winter race listing and and an in depth look at running in Kent.

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


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