December 2013

News - Running Away From The Bus

Home RunNext week (Monday, March 12) sees the official launch of a new healthy commuter-orientated running scheme. Home Run has been operating trial routes in the capital in recent months and is now set to spread its network. The concept is brilliantly simple.

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News - Running Leaders Wanted In Kent

RunEngland KentThe Kent Running Project is looking to recruit 50 regular runners to train for the role of running group leader. The new initiative, funded by Sport England, aims to grow the informal running market for beginners in Kent, and as a first step they want to sign-up enthusiastic runners to encourage more people to run, and to run more often.

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Runtalk - Eye Of The Tiger

Rocky running through market"I would guess that most men in their thirties or forties have a fond recollection of the Rocky movies. I am no different. The washed-up Italian-American heavyweight boxer expertly played by Sylvester Stallone, somehow always wins through, despite being in apparently impossible situations against seemingly superior opponents."

Read Chris' full story here

Competition - Step Into the Light with Silva

Silva HeadlampWe've are giving away a fantastic Silva Trail Runner Headlamp - ideal for early morning or night time training...

Designed specifically for runners the Silva Trail Runner headlamp combines cutting-edge technology with hardworking and stylish design. With only 135g of headweight, the featherlight Trail Runner features an ultra-comfortable oversized rubberized anti-slip headband for maximum stability - even on rocky terrain

To enter the competition click here

Poll - Solo Or Pack?

Poll ImageRunners are individuals and they have their own ways of enjoying their favourite sport. We want to know do you prefer to run solo or with company?

So far, the majority of people are saying that running alone or with their mp3 player is the only option for them, holding 66% of the vote together. Running in a group is the third most popular option with a mixture of the different sorts of running coming fourth. What do you prefer?

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 - Spring Edition

Southern Running Guide Spring 2012 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is now available.

This issue is packed with news, advice on improving your breathing technique, keeping your cupboards stocked with healthy food and our usual race listing and three month log-book.

We take a look at Adventure Running, and our regular race profile focuses on the Denbies 10 Mile. The spring issue also includes our fantastic equipment supplement and retailer listings as usual.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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