December 2013

parkrun Expansion Continues

parkrunnersWith well over 3000 parkrunners preparing to run tomorrow in the South East, it's no surprise that new runs are appearing across the area.

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Tough At The Top

RunnersOn Sunday, January 23 SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE'S Chris Broadbent attended a Race Organisers Course arranged by UK Athletics and Run Britain. As someone with a passion for running he had long fancied the idea of organising a 10k or half marathon, if not right away then certainly in future years. So it was, he paid his £40 and confirmed by place for the one day course in Guildford, Surrey.

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Competition - Take To The Trails With Inov8

Mistlite JacketWinter 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 - How Do You Beat The Winter Freeze

PollsOver on southernrunningguide.com we've been asking you what you do to keep active despite icy outdoor conditions.

Currently jumping on the treadmill is proving to be most popular, with 32%, followed by using spikes/cleats, with a mysterious "Other" coming in third...

Why don't you let us know what you think on our polls page?

Up And Coming Races

Southern Running Guide Race ListingsThis weekend sees the Runners Need G3 10K January Race and the Trent Park RC 5K Handicap January Race on Saturday, with the Marathon 12 Mile Training Run, TrailPlus Adventure Challenge Series: Porridgepot or Bust and the RiotRunner 7 taking place on Sunday.

Next weekend kicks off February's eventswith a multitude of races taking place! On Saturday the Pilgrim Challenge 2011, the Guildford Monthly 5K Time TrialFebruary Race and the TuffMan (Off-Road Series) Duathlon are scheduled, followed on Sunday by the Mornington Chasers Winter 10K - February, the Torremolinos Half Marathon and the Bookham 10K amongst many others so be sure to check out our race listings for more information.

Good luck to everyone taking part in races over the next two weeks and remember that if you are organising a race, you can sign up as a race organiser and add your race's details.

Current Issue

Southern Running Guide Winter 2011 CoverThe winter edition of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available in outlets across the south of England, with Great Winter Recipes, Tips for Safe Winter Running and a fantastic competition.

The winter edition is also packed full of your favourite features, with a new-look running log, winter race listing and equipment supplement.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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