4 June 2014

News - Roadrunners Shine In Kent

Kent Roadrunner Marathon Startline

A perfectly paced performance from Adam Stokes - first man in 2:42:13, and a 'gun to tape' success for Sally Ford (3:17:39) were just two of the highlights of a record-breaking Kent Roadrunner Marathon 2014.

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News - run2work Set For Launch

run2workA new initiative that encourages UK residents to ditch their daily commute in favour of a run begins this Thursday (5 June). run2work has received considerable attention since being rolled out earlier this year and organisers have announced Sweatshop as their latest official partner, while a petition has been launched to make the cost of running shoes and equipment for running to work tax-free.

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Runtalk - Lemon Fresh

Andrew LemoncelloAndrew Lemoncello has been one of Britain’s most versatile distance runners of the last decade representing his country for cross-country, mountain running, road running and track. He moved to Flagstaff, Arizona in 2007 where he is married with a young daughter, Isla. This year, he is targeting a place at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games, where he hopes to represent Scotland in the 10,000m.

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Competition - Karhu: Less Bounce, More Efficiency

Karhu Fuild 3sThe idea of less bounce more efficiency is a hot topic at the moment, with Garmin bringing to the market a GPS that measures vertical oscillation, and Mo Farah trying to change his running style to suit the marathon (less bounce). SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE has two pairs of Karhu's Fluid 3 shoe up for grabs. This neutral trainer is the perfect blend of lightweight responsiveness and comfortable efficiency for a perfect ride no matter your pace or distance.

Check out our competition page to enter

New Poll - Holiday Running

STHRG IssuesThis month we're asking whether you use your summer holiday to increase your mileage in the run up to the autumn marathon season or if 'holiday' for you also means a break from running? Do you put your feet up, or work them harder? Maybe you go away on special running holidays?

Have your say on our polls page


Race Listings

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

Island racing takes the spotlight this weekend with the Run Jersey Half Marathon and Needles XC Half Marathon both taking place. The Jersey event will see around 400 runners take on the scenic point-to-point half marathon. The event also includes a 10k and 5k. The Needles XC Half Marathon gives participants the chance to enjoy the stunning scenery of West Wight, including the iconic Needles (naturally), 19th Century Military Battery and Tennyson's Monument. Back on the mainland, notable events include Beat the Barrel, Seaford Half Marathon, and Portsmouth's D-Day 10K.

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!

New 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 ran 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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