eNews 19 August 2015

Runtalk - Doping Cannot Rock Ordinary Runners 


Sometimes it is easy to get caught up in the media frenzy of it all. The recent doping allegations against athletics – particularly the IAAF, the sport’s world authority – can be depressing, if you allow them to be. “

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News - Coe Elected IAAF President

Lord CoeOlympian Seb Coe has been elected president of the IAAF – the governing body of athletics. The 58-year-old pipped former Olympic pole vault champion Sergey Bubka to the post.

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News - Off-Road Dates Set 

MudmanThe Human Race Off-Road Series returns this winter with three events within easy reach of London. The mud-caked challenges all take place at military venues each with duathlon or trail run options.

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Competition - Stay Cool This Summer With Craft

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Our August competition courtesy of Craft offers a fantastic apparel package including the Focus range for men and Trail range for women topped off with a superb pair of Cool Run ankle socks. To be in with a chance of winning, enter here

Poll - Do You Log Your Weekly Mileage?


Have you answered our new poll yet? This month we'd like to know how you log your weekly mileage. Do you use our handy running log or are all the numbers up in your noggin? 

Have your say on our polls page

Race Listing

Folkestone 10k

Participants will take a trip back to the early 20th century as they run through the Edwardian Mount Ephraim Gardens in Kent for Sunday’s Mount Ephraim 10K. In udder news, Bad Cow Weekender will see Poole host its first marathon (two actually) for 25 years. The event also features a Twilight 10K and a half marathon. The brightest runners this weekend (literally) will be those at the Rennie Grove Colour Blast. Check out race results and upcoming events on our race listing page.

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Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

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The latest edition of runABC South is out now. It includes all the things you loved about Southern Running Guide, just with more content and a bigger, brighter look! We think you’ll like the changes we’ve made - the new contributors like Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners, the ‘deluxe’ training log and an experimental ‘Running And Life’ section.  And there’s much more too. runABC South is available from all our usual outlets.