eNews 2 November 2016

New Competition - Zoot Trainers Up For Grabs

Zoot Trainers

If it’s fancy footwear you are after, then enter this month’s competition and you could win a pair of Zoot’s colourful Ali’i shoes (SRP £130). This lightweight neutral running shoe is perfect for racing and just right for tempo runs and track workouts. Enter here for a chance to win...

Event Of The Week - Thorpe Park Half Marathon

Thorpe ParkA brand new event for 2017, the Thorpe Park Half Marathon is the first ever half marathon to be held at Thorpe Park. Starting and finishing at one of the UK’s top tourist attractions.

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News - Top 10 Landmarks At London Winter Run

Trafalgar Sq Excitement is building for the Cancer Research UK London Winter Run on 5 February 2017. To whet people's appetites, organisers have produced a list of 10 top attractions on the race route.

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News - Take A Pier At This New Event

Team HavenSouthend Pier, completed in 1889, is the longest pleasure pier in the world, extending 1.34 miles into the Thames Estuary at Western Esplanade.

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News - Chicago Turning The Big 4-0

Chicago MarathonChicago Marathon returns to the Windy City on Sunday 8 October 2017 to celebrate its 40th anniversary. Both guaranteed and non-guaranteed entries will be available from until 29 November.

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Runtalk - New York, New York

NY runnersThis Sunday sees the staging of the New York City Marathon. Chris Broadbent reflects on the impact the race has had on the running world since its inception...

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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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