December 2013

News - Share Your Running Stories

Forest road runningSwiss sportswear manufacturer Odlo has launched a competition to find the most inspirational running stories from the public. The retailer is offering a unique training day with one of its star athletes - distance runners Ingalena Heuck, Soren Ludolph and Tanja Eberhart are all possibilities - for the top five inspirational tales they receive.

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News - Brighton Set For Two Day Expo

Ron HilIn the third year of the race, the Brighton Marathon is set to host its biggest pre-event exhibition at the Brighton Centre this week. The two-day event opens its doors to the public on Friday at 12 noon, extending last year's inaugural expo by a day. The free-to-enter exhibition opens from 12 noon to 8pm on Friday and on Saturday from 10am to 6pm.

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Runtalk - That PB Feeling

Wall ClockAh, there's nothing quite like a PB is there? 'PB?' non-runners might ask. You don't really hear much about Personal Bests in other sports.

But it's one of the true beauties of the sport of running. There are goals for everyone to strive for - not just potential winners. Golf has its handicap system which levels the playing field and gives everyone an individual target, but there are few other sports that can really offer personalised goals as running does.

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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 - The Barefoot Question

Poll ImageThe recent debate about "Barefoot Running" is a controversial one, with some runners now deeply committed to their minimalist shoes, others still prefer shoes that offer support and cushioning.

So far, the majority of people still prefer to run in cushioned footwear, followed by people who are already committed minamalists in second place, with people considering giving barefoot running a try in third.

Let us know your thoughts 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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