Mayor Boost For parkrun
London parkun was this week awarded Â£130,000 of funding from the Mayor of London to enable the formation of another 20 of the free weekly 5k timed parkruns across the city. The funding will also allow for the on-line communities to organise leagues and competitions.
Beat The Freeze
The early cold snap across the UK has disrupted working life, education and social activities, and for many it has meant running shoes going into temporary storage. But as the bad weather continues, and the prospect of a long cold winter looms, runners are starting to think of ways to beat the freeze. Read More...
New Competition - Take To The Trails With Inov8
Winter is the perfect time to head for the countryside and enjoy the delights of trail running. Away from icy pavements and busy roads - the trails will offer you an altogether different winter-running experience.
For those of you feeling lucky, SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE has teamed up with inov-8™ to offer 4 lucky readers the chance to win a fantastic package consisting of a pair of x-talon™ 190 shoes and a mistlite™ 210 shell. All you need to do is answer a simple question here. Good Luck!
Poll - Goody Bag Favourites
The current poll on southernrunningguide.com is asking runners their favourite things to get in a post-race goody bag. Medals and T-shirts continue to be your favourites, with Chocolate/Energy Bar still in third place.
Let us know what you think now on our polls page.
Up And Coming Races
Due to the snow over the last week there have been a number of race cancellations and postponements in the south of England. One of the affected races is The London Santa Run 6K for Disability Snowsport UK, which has been postponed till December 11. Remember to check your race's website before heading off this weekend, and remember to wrap up well for the snow.
There are plenty of other races over the next fortnight, so check out our race listing for more information. Good luck to every taking part in races over the next two weeks, remember if you are organising a race, you can sign up as a race organiser and add your race details.
The winter edition of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available in outlets across the south of England, with Great Winter Recipes, Tips for Safe Winter Running and a fantastic new competition.
The winter edition is also packed full of your favourite features, with a new-look running log, winter race listing and equipment supplement.