15 October 2014

News - Jo Pavey Launches Winter Run

Jo Pavey

Supermum Jo Pavey is encouraging Londoners to conquer the cold by signing up to the first ever Cancer Research UK London Winter Run. The four times Team GB Olympian memorably won the 10,000m title at this summer’s European Championships just weeks short of her 41st birthday. An inspiration to a generation of women Jo Pavey picked up gold in Zurich in August, just 10 months after giving birth to her second child. She is the second fastest UK women to have ever run 10k, with a blistering time of 30:53.

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From Our Sponsor - Mo Running Is Back

Mo RunnersMoRunning is back again this November in support of Movember and fundraising for men’s health, helping raise awareness and vital funds for the Movember causes.

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News - Run Fatboy Run

Norman CookInternationally-acclaimed DJ Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, was among 16,000 finishers at the Royal Parks Half Marathon on Sunday. The artist, who enjoyed huge hits with ‘Praise You’, ‘Right Here Right Now’ and ‘The Rockafeller Skank’ placed 4963rd in the London race with a respectable sub-two hour time.

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Runtalk - Pale Shadow Paula

PaulaI have mixed feelings about the final chapter of Paula Radcliffe’s running career, writes Chris Broadbent. Now 40, the marathon world-record holder recently took part at Worcester City 10K as she builds up to her marathon swan song in London next April.

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New Poll - Two Hour Marathon, Any Time Soon?

ClockDennis Kimetto thrilled the running world with his dazzling 2:02:57 at Berlin Marathon. Now we want to know when (and if) the seemingly impossible 2 hour mark will be broken. 30% of you think it will be another 5 years before the 2 hour mark is reached, 26% think it'll take 20 years, and 10% reckon a sub-2 hour marathon is a decade away.

Have your say on our polls page

Competition - AfterShokz Headphones Up For Grabs


Make sure you enter our 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

Race Listings

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

Billed as one of the flattest ten mile races in the country, the Cabbage Patch 10 returns on Sunday. The race starts and finishes in Twickenham town centre crossing the river in Kingston and Richmond.

For a less competitive but no less enjoyable event, the Big Fun Run series comes to Willen Lake in Milton Keynes. The series is strictly for fun, with no times, no pressure, and no sweat (that last point may not be true).

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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