14 January 2015

Video of the Week - This Girl Can

This Girl Can

Our video of the week is Run England's This Girl Can. Hopefully it will provide inspiration to get active after the excesses of Christmas.

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News - Major Boost For 2015

Muddy MajorVoted the UK’s ‘Best Trail Race’ the Major Series returns to the south of England in 2015 with an event on 28 March in Eridge Park, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. The four event UK-wide series has grown in popularity since its inception in 2011.

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News - Ranulph Fiennes Takes On Marathon Des Sables

Ranulph FiennesWorld-renowned adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is to run the 'toughest footrace on earth'  the Marathon des Sables. Sir Ranulph is hoping to become the oldest Briton to ever complete the race.

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Advice - Start Running: 20 Steps to a Fitter You

Running CoupleRunning is one of the most popular physical activities in the UK today, and with a little thought it can be very beneficial in terms of your health and wellbeing. We've put together a quick 20 Step Guide to getting your running habit kick started and then maintaining it!

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New Poll - Your Top Running Goal

Thumbs upThis month we're asking what your top running goal for 2015 is. So far, 27% of you say running a PB at your best distance is your top goal, another 27% aim to complete their first half marathon, and 11% say staying injury-free is their target.

Have your say on our polls page


Race Listings

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

There's a golden opportunity for runners in Surrey to make a fortune on Saturday. The Gold Rush event features a couple of gold-themed challenges over the course of each lap, involving crawling through gold mine tunnels and panning for gold.

On Sunday, the 25th Benfleet 15 takes place. The challenging 15-mile event features a multi-terrain course incorporating sections of the Canvey Island sea wall and the undulating Hadleigh Downs.

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!

Winter Edition - Out Now

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

You can read our interview with Emmerdale star and marathon runner, Tony Audenshaw. We also speak to long-distance elite runner Susan Partridge 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.

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

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