eNews 26 October 2016

News - Top Gun Tommo Feels Need For Speed

Great South Run

Chris Thompson bounced back to top form at the Great South Run at Portsmouth on Sunday to win a tactical battle of wits with Aldershot teammate Andy Vernon. Tirunesh Dibaba was a serene winner of the women’s 10-mile race.

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Charity Of The Week - The Royal British Legion

Poppy Run

The Poppy Run is a series of family friendly 5k runs taking place in locations across the country on Sunday 6 November to support The Royal British Legion.

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News - Royal Parks Set To Host Great New Winter Runs

Royal ParksThe Royal Parks Winter Series is just a bit special as the races are held in the glorious surroundings of some of London’s most iconic green lungs.  

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Event Of The Week - Brooks Fleet Half Marathon

Brooks Fleet HalfRunners are encouraged to once again support the Brooks Fleet Half Marathon. 2017 is the 36th running of this event – organised entirely by volunteers from Fleet & Crookham AC. 

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Runtalk - Getting Along Famously

Dark Road

Neil Turner looks at the growing number of celebrities, including Will Ferrell, Renée Zellweger, and Ronnie O'Sullivan, taking up running to de-stress from their hectic lifestyles.

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Competition - Top-To-Toe Kit Up For Grabs!


runABC South's current competition offers you the chance to win a top-to-toe Ripl Effect running package worth £100. And not only that, you can also choose a friend to receive an item for free! It's time to start your Ripl Effect today...


For a chance to win our amazing competition prize and to find out more click here

Poll - Ever Helped  Someone During A Race?

Helping runnerWe want to know if you have ever helped or been helped by someone during a race/run?

Are you a good Samaritan or is the PB too important? Let us know here

Race Listing

RunnersLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in the South of England and beyond. From fun runs to ultras, we've got them all. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget you can register as an organiser here and add your race's details to our event listings.

Good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

October-December Edition Out Now

Front coverThe October-December edition of runABC South is now available from all our usual outlets!

Comedian Rob Deering tells us about why he likes running strange distances. We talk to Olympian Eilish McColgan to find out how she reached the top of her game. Columnist Christine Appel looks at the UK’s weirdest races. Plus we have race specials on Brighton Marathon, Bath Half, London Winter Run, Southampton Half and Richmond Half.


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