December 2013

It's Up To You, New York, New York

Runners Crossing the Verazano BridgeRunners wanting to take part in the 2010 New York Marathon on Sunday, November 7, will have to act fast. Sports Tours International has a few remaining places for the last of this year's five marathon majors but these are certain to be snapped up ahead of entry deadline date, Thursday, July 22. Sports Tours International has a range of packages on offer from basic flight/race entry to deals that include luxury accommodation and sight seeing options. Read more.

5 Minute Interview

Howard ClarkPompey Plodder No More


Howard Clark was over 15 stone when he returned to running. Now he trains every day and has completed two London Marathons.


Hear his story.


How Many Miles?

Bar Graph ImageOur current poll on southernrunningguide.com asks how many miles you run in a week?

Out of the six options, most voters have told us that they would run 10 to 20 miles, with '5 to 10 miles a week' currently your second most popular. Only 6.5% of southern runners run more than 50 miles per week.

Tell us what you think and cast your vote NOW on our polls page.

Saucony Summer Bright Competition - Enter Today

Ladies ProGrid Ride 3 ShoeThere is still time to enter our fantastic summer competition with Saucony; make sure you enter for a chance to win one of six shoe and clothing competition prize packages, worth over £100 each.

The prize consists of an unmissable ViZi-PRO t-shirt and a pair of ProGrid Ride 3 trainers. Simply visit our competition page and tell us: What kind of shoe is the ProGrid Ride 3? There are four options to choose from. Good Luck!

Up and Coming Races

Southern Running Guide May Race ListingsSheactive are holding their third 'Every Woman's Duathlon' in Bristol Downs on Saturday, with Richmond Park hosting their fourth Run Richmond 5K and 10K races. Sunday sees four 10K races with the Samaritans 10K in Crowthorne, Toad Hill 10K in Reading, Stanstead 10K and the Cancer Research Race for Life 10K in Luton. Looking forward to July, there are several races in Kent on Sunday July 4, with the Orpington 10K and Podplus Ashford 3 Lakes 5K, as well as the Canterbury Sprint Triathlon.

Good Luck to all taking part in races over the next fortnight, please let us know how you get on and remember to check out southernrunningguide.com for all race listings and results.

Current Issue

Southern Running Guide Summer 2010The summer edition of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is currently available - go to southernrunningguide.com to find out where to pick up your FREE copy.

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