December 2013

News - Rory Coleman Talks Ultras In Fulham

Rory ColemanRunners In London are invited to meet ultra marathon runner and performance coach Rory Coleman at a Profeet customer event next week (Wednesday 20 March) at the Profeet store - 867 Fulham Road, SW6 5HP. Rory has been running for 20 years after deciding to get fit and has completed a number of big city marathons and high-profile ultras.

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News - Barca Hits Major Heights

Barcelona Marathon runnersWith a course that takes in Gaudi's la Sagrada Família and the Camp Nou, there's little surprise that the Barcelona Marathon is regarded as one of the most attractive events outwith the five majors. Such is its recent rise in popularity, registrations have increased from 4,425 in 2006 to over 15,000 last year, with Sunday's (17 March) race likely to usurp that total once more.

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Runtalk - Age No Barrier

Fauja Singh and his EMF MedalAgeing is something that comes to us all - runners included - but there is no reason to hang up your trainers as the years creep up on you, Christine Appel reminds us...

Of all the misconceptions people have about running, one of the most unfounded is that it's an activity only to be enjoyed or taken up in one's youth. The reality is that countless runners in their 50s, 60s and 70s enjoy the sport at different levels.

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Poll - Why Do You Take Part In A Race

2012 Marathon RunnersThis month our poll looks at the reasons you enjoy taking part in a race.

So far, 42.9% of people have said they enter races to challenge themselves. 19% use races as a way of motivating them to train better and 16.7% just love to run!

Whatever it is that motivates you to take part, we'd like to hear from you!

Tell us why you race over on our polls page!

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.

Enter the competition here


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 - Spring Edition

Southern Running Guide Spring 2013 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available at all our usual outlets!

This issue features an exclusive interview with Fran Healy, advice on eating sesonally as well as news updates from the running world.

You can also expect a running route in Richmond Park, spring race listing and and an in depth look at running in Sussex.

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


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