2 April 2014

News - New Race At Swinley Forest

Swinley Forest 10k Runners

Berkshire-based charity Sebastian’s Action Trust has announced it will be staging a major event at Swinley Forest near Ascot this autumn. Organisers expect a 500 strong field to enjoy the challenge of a 5k/10k double bill through beautiful but hilly terrain on Sunday 14 September.

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News - Dazzling Debut In Berlin

Berlin HalfDespite setting an unofficial world debut record at the Berlin Half Marathon on Sunday (30 March), Leonard Komon claimed he was disappointed with his effort. Komon edged out fellow-Kenyan Abraham Cheroben in a thrilling sprint finish to come home in 59:14.

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New Competition - Be a Winner with Zoot

Zoot Ultra Kalani 3.0SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE has teamed up with Zoot Sports to offer you the chance to win a pair of their top-end neutral shoes - the Ultra Kalani 3.0.

Experience instant comfort on your runs in these shoes - the Kalani was specifically designed to meet the demands of the runner looking for an extremely comfortable high-mileage neutral trainer.

Check out our competition page to enter


Runtalk - Going Forward Not Round And Round

Pont of BeerIn tandem with our April poll, staffer Tom Breslin considers runners and their attitudes to alcohol and looks at how running has changed his own drinking habits...

We all love a drink. Well, the vast majority of us do. Only a small percentage of adults in the UK don't drink alcohol. It's a national characteristic, one we revel in, enjoying the relaxation and fun that comes with a cheery pint or a sociable glass of wine.

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New Poll - Alcohol And Running – What’s Your Approach?

STHRG IssuesThis month we want to find out how alcohol fits into your life as a runner - if at all.

Is alcohol something you avoid because of your running or do you enjoy a drink as much as your friends? Whether you're tee-total or the pub is a regular stop for you on a running route, we want to know!

Join in on our polls page


Race Listings

Runners pass Pavilion ArgusLast weekend's race results are now available online at southernrunningguide.com. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

Brighton Marathon celebrates its fifth birthday on Sunday. This year’s event will also include a 10k for the first time. The marathon is a popular alternative to London, with a relatively flat route, taking in town and coastal roads. A slightly older race, the 31st  Bungay Marathon also takes place on Sunday. A half marathon is also held alongside the 26.2-mile race. The picturesque Waveney Valley course takes in villages on both sides of the Suffolk-Norfolk border.

Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up. Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

Current Issue - Spring Edition

Southern Spring 14 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available at all our usual outlets.

Inside you can expect an interview with Andrew Lemoncello, a guide to tempo training and all your usual favourites like our spring race listing and 3-month log book!

Keep an eye out for the latest edition, and let us know what you think on Facebook!

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