December 2013

News - Paula To Star In Catch Me If You Can Sequel

Radcliffe and GebreselassieTwo of the most iconic figures in distance running, Paula Radcliffe and Haile Gebreselassie, are preparing to directly compete against each other in the Vienna half marathon on April 15. As with the 2011 competition, a chase race has been incorporated, only this year Gebreselassie will be taking on the British world record holder.

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News - Jubilee Run Now Open

Godalming Jubilee RunEntries for the inaugural Godalming Jubilee Run, due to take place on June 4, are now open. Organised by local running club Waverley Harriers, in association with Sport Godalming and Godalming Town Council, this new event is part of various Jubilee celebrations in Godalming, Surrey.

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Runtalk - Long Run Learnings

Robin Hood MarathonThe long run is absolutely critical to a successful marathon training schedule. I am writing this having just completed my 20 mile effort in preparation for a spring marathon. It's fair to say it's an element of the marathon build-up I utterly dread.

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New Competition - Springtime Style with Brooks

Men's LSD Lite JacketWe are giving away a fantastic Brooks apparel package for men and women - the perfect way to spring into your training this season...

Brooks running apparel always looks the part with its colourful detailing and clever styling. The bonus is that it not only looks good, it works well too - meaning that you can concentrate on making the most of your training session.

To see the prizes on offer visit our competitions page where you can also enter!

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?

Running with one's mp3 player has jumped ahead with 31.6% of the vote, meanwhile running alone is just behind with 28.1% of the vote. Running in a group or running in all the ways listed are currently tying in third place, both with 15.8%.

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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