eNews 11 February 2015

Video Of The Week - Haile Gebrselassie's Kick Finish!

Haile Gebrselassie

Our video of the week is of Haile Gebrselassie showing how you finish strong to beat Australian, Craig Mottram, in the final lap of the 5000m at the 2004 London Grand Prix. Now that's what we call a kick!

Watch the video here

News - NY PB - Set A Personal Best In The Big Apple

NY PBThose considering setting a personal best in NY this year are spoiled for choice with Sports Tours International offering packages for New York Marathon, NYC Half Marathon and Brookyln Half Marathon. The sports travel specialists say: “If a half marathon or marathon is your distance of choice, we have just the event for you in the bustling and exciting New York!”

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News - Sichel Seeks New High

William SichelOrkney-based ultra marathon runner, William Sichel has announced his race programme for 2015 in his attempts to set 165 records before his 65th birthday. As part of this year’s schedule, Sichel, 61, has committed to tackling the World’s highest ultra marathon - ‘The High’ - in the Himalayas.

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Poll - Views On Indoor Running

indoor running - treadmillThis month we're asking what your views are on indoor running. So far, 47% of you say you're only outdoor runners, 26% of you use treadmills occasionally, 16% are regular indoor runners, and 11% have other views.

Have your say on our polls page


Race Listings

valentine's 10k love runningLove is in the air this weekend with the Valentine's 10K being held in Kingston Upon Thames. Taking place ten weeks before London marathon, the event is said to be ideal training for those dodging a springtime marathon.

There's more amorous action at the inaugural Love Welwyn Garden City 10K with participants being encouraged to 'fall in love with running'. The undulating course features two laps on rural roads plus one lap around a lake.

Check out race results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

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!

Spring Edition - Coming Soon

Southern Spring 2015 Cover

The spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE will soon be available from all our usual outlets.

You can look forward to an interview with ultra runner Dr Andrew Murray who tells us about the benefits of running and why he might just be embarking on his toughest challenge yet.  We also speak to elite runner Gemma Steel to find out what us regular runners can learn from her approach to the sport. You can also enjoy all your favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

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