Test The Top Gear Track
The Dunsfold 10K takes place on Sunday, August 22 at the home of the Top Gear test track, Dunsfold Park, Surrey. This is a great race for speed freaks and novice runners, as it is flat, traffic free and does an easy two laps of the course. Read More.
Are You Hard Enough?
Hard As Snails is a 10k race held by AllAboutTriathlons to raise money for the Surrey Wildlife Trust.
Race Director, Toby Jenkins tells SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE more...
Summertime Running - What Do You Like?
The current poll on southernrunningguide.com asks runners their favourite thing about running in summertime. There are seven options to choose from, with 'Lighter mornings/evenings' your runaway favourite at the moment, with 58.3% of the vote. So far, topping up your tan and warmer weather are not popular reasons for summer running, however 'lots of races to choose from' is second favourite, with 23.1% of the vote.
Let us know what you think now on our polls page.
Saucony Summer Bright Competition Winners
The six lucky competition winners for our fantastic Saucony Summer Bright Competition have now been drawn, each winning an unmissable Saucony ViZi-PRO t-shirt and a pair of Saucony ProGrid Ride 3 trainers.
The winners are Elaine Jeffries (West Midlands), Jenny Price (Scunthorpe), Chris Sibbald (South Queensferry), Darren Cousins (Hampshire), Les Clifton (Peterborough) and Dawn Millmoor (County Durham). Well done to the winners and keep checking southernrunningguide.com for a brand new competition soon!
Up and Coming Races
There are a host of races coming up over the south of England, as Sunday, July 25 sees the Jack and Jill 5 Mile Challenge in Burgess Hill, as well as Half Marathon in Windsor and a Dinosaur 10K in Deal. Midweek, Bedford Park will fill with runners for the Bedford Harriers 'Doug Anderson Memorial 5K' on Wednesday, July 28 and Race three of the Near As Damn It 10K race will take place in Coulsdon the following day. Moving into August, Sunday, August 1 brings 10K racing to London in the Newham 10K Charity Run as well as the Medway Sprint Triathlon in Rochester.
The summer edition of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is currently available - go to southernrunningguide.com to find out where to pick up your FREE copy.