30 July 2014

News - Hampden Roar Spurs English Runners

Andy VernonEven in Mo Farah’s absence, the Hampden roar at Sunday’s 5000m Commonwealth Final was ferocious, with two English athletes putting in impressive performances. Andy Vernon, who has been plagued by injuries throughout the year, took sixth position, with Cumbria’s Tom Farrell closely following his international team-mate in seventh.

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News - Run Forest Run

Shorne 10kThe Joyden’s Wood 10K near Dartford, Kent has been renamed for its new venue for this autumn. Now the Shorne Woods 10K, the event has moved down the road to a bigger forest where it will take place on 21 September.

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Runtalk - The French Revolution

Riviera MarathonOur close European neighbour, France, has plenty of options for runners in search of a destination event that has a certain je ne sais quoi. There's nothing like Paris in the springtime they say. And anyone who’s run along Avenue Foch for the final stretch of Paris Marathon can testify to that...

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Competition - GPS Device Up For Grabs

Soleus Pulse YellowSoleus' GPS devices keep track of everything you need to know so that you can put your focus back on to your passion, your achievements, your moments. Southern Running Guide has one Soleus GPS Pulse (worth £199) up for grabs.

To be in with a chance of winning, check out our competition here

Poll - How Can We Interest More People In Running?

Kids runningWe're asking how we can interest more people in running? So far 52% think clubs should back 'running for beginners' campaigns, 28% say there should be more investment in school sports and 10% think it's time there was a PR campaign to promote the health benefits.

Have your say on our polls page


Race Listings

Women's 10k RunnersLast weekend's race results are now available online at southernrunningguide.com. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

Saturday's Great British Beerathon combines beer drinking and running in a five-mile 'slobstacle' race. Participants are required to neck a pint of beer and eat a selection of snacks after each mile. A more serious event, the Women's Running 10K series returns to Bristol on Saturday. The two-lap course features two flat and distinctive sections on each lap linked by a single hillier section, with views across the city and Avonmouth.

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 - Summer Edition

Southern Sumer 2014 CoverThe summer issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available at all our usual outlets!

Pick up your copy to enjoy an interview with brothers and Commonwealth hopefuls Callum and Derek Hawkins. We also speak to Shona Thomson – she has run a marathon on every continent, most recently venturing to the North Pole! You can also expect all your usual favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

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