December 2013

News - Overall Set for Great South

Scott OverallBreakthrough marathon man Scott Overall is the latest name to confirm his participation in this month's Bupa Great South Run. The 28 year old Blackheath and Bromley Harrier rose to prominence when finishing fifth in the recent Berlin Marathon on his debut at the distance.

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News - A Blessed Day for Frieth 10K

Freith Hilly 10KThe Frieth Hilly 10k once again took place on a beautiful, sunny day. Almost 300 runners set off from the pretty Bucks village for this multi-terrain race, having been blessed first by the Rev. John Wigram. Organised by the school's PTA, £7,500 was raised last year, which was used to help fund a new IT suite, as well as necessary teaching equipment.

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Running Advice - Stretch For Better Running

Hamstring StretchStretching is neglected by many of us - which is a shame as it has the potential to improve our performance, prevent injuries and keep us supple into old age. Why not add it to your running regime today?

Read our quick guide to stretching for runners here

Competition - Brighten Your Run With Brooks

Brooks Comp ImageLooking after number one when you are out on the road is a top priority and making sure you can be seen by other road users is essential.

Brooks' Nightlife collection offers something for all runners looking for high-contrast colour and retroreflectivity in their running apparel.

southernrunningguide.com has teamed up with Brooks Running to offer three lucky readers the chance to win a deluxe Nightlife colourway package!

Check out our competitions page to find out what's on offer and to enter!

Poll - What Do You Enjoy Most About Autumn Running?

Poll ImageThis month, we're looking to find out what eveyone enjoys about Autumn running. Is it the fantastic array of colours of leaves, or is it the mild, but not freezing, temperature that make Autumn running enjoyable for you? Whatever it is, we want to know!

The cool temperature continues to be the most popular choice, with the ever changing colours of the trees coming in a close second.

Let us know what you think on our polls page, or over on our facebook page.

Race Listings

April Race Listings PageThis weekend's race results are now available online at southernrunningguide.com.

Check out the results and up and coming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget that you can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here, and good luck to everyone racing over the coming week!

Current Issue - Autumn Edition

Southern Running Guide Autumn 2011 CoverThe 96-page autumn issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available.

This edition is packed full of running news, advice on how to be a lighter runner, race listing, and our three month log-book. We've also got a fantastic running route around London's Hyde Park, as well as our regular race profile.

This quarter, we've teamed up with Brooks to bring you our brilliant autumn competition and there's also a brand new equipment supplement along with a fantastic yoga for runners guide!

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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