24 September 2014

New Competition - AfterShokz Headphones Up For Grabs

AftershokzMake sure you enter our brand new competition today! AfterShokz active lifestyle headphones are designed to allow runners to stay connected to mobile devices and listen to their favourite tunes without sacrificing situational awareness. SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE has three pairs of AfterShokz Sport Headphones to give away.

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

News - Pavey Crowned Queen Of Richmond

Jo PaveyEuropean 10,000m champion Jo Pavey returned to her former home in south west London and won the Kew Gardens 10K at the weekend. The Devon runner was long based in the area and she was the star attraction at the Richmond Running Festival, winning in 32:47.

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News - Paula Returns At Worcester

Paula RadcliffePaula Radcliffe made a successful return to competitive racing on Sunday (21 September) by taking third place at the Worcester City 10K. The inaugural event, organised by Steve Cram, attracted a field of over 1300 runners and saw Reuben Chumba and Jenny Nesbitt take top positions in their respective fields.

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Runtalk - Eat Well Race Better

Granola BarsA race is often the end goal of months of training and lots of effort. Although being optimally fuelled and hydrated before training runs is important to get the most out of each session, it is essential to have a nutrition plan in place for the days leading up to the race and the race day morning itself. Let’s look at three nutritional reasons why races can go wrong even when your training has been going so well.

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Poll - Trail Running All Year Round?

Trail Running ManTrail Running is growing in popularity, and we want to know when you hit the trails - Are you an autumn ace or a summer swift? Or do you follow the breadcrumbs all year round?

57% of people say they're a 12-month a year trail runners, whilst 21% prefer autumn, with 9% preferring to run on pavements.

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listings

Solent HalfLast weekend's race results are now available online at southernrunningguide.com. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

Runners in Bristol will experience paradise this weekend at one of Bristol's most scenic runs. Paradise & Back is a trail event, passing through ancient forests, woodland trails and along the river Avon. Also on Sunday, the Solent Half in Southampton will be held for the 29th year. The race winds through the New Forest around Exbury and along the Solent shore at Lepe.

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 - Autumn Edition

Southern Autumn 2014 CoverThe autumn issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available from all our usual outlets!

Pick up your copy to enjoy an interview with celebrity chef and marathon runner, Michel Roux Junior. We also take a look at the world of fancy dress running and get back to nature with a review of the book Wild Running. You can also expect all the favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

Keep an eye out for our autumn edition, and let us know what you think on Facebook or Twitter!

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