December 2013

News - Mo Talking

Mo and GavinMo Farah's date with destiny in August is just a few weeks away. In this video interview the world champion talks about his race day preparations, how he relaxes in advance of a big race, his love of Arsenal and premiership football and the origins of his signature celebrations. Check out the Mo chat here.

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News - Runners Bypass London Traffic

Jog Post 2With last Friday's bus drivers strike further highlighting London's dependency on public transport, one firm is taking matters into their own hands in the lead up to the city hosting the Olympic Games. JogPost will deploy runners to dispatch items for leading courier companies, including DHL, as a means of avoiding the expected congestions issues...

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News - Up and Running To Partner Oxfam

Oxfam RunnerSpecialist running retailer Up and Running has announced they are to team up with Oxfam's Running Events as their chosen charity partner in 2012. The partnership means that Oxfam runners will be able to claim regular discounts on Up and Running goods, and the retailer will also be fundraising for Oxfam with collection boxes throughout their shops.

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Runtalk - Speaking With Marilyn Okoro

Marilyn OkoroIn our latest runtalk feature, we speak to Olympic hopeful Marilyn Okoro about London 2012, training and being like any ordinary runner. With the clock ticking towards the London Olympics, Marilyn Okoro has stepped up her training over the previous months and is beginning to reap the benefits.

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Competition - Minimalist Style With Saucony

Mens Red, Citron and Black Kinvara 3 ShoeWe are giving away five pairs of the fantastic new Saucony ProGrid Kinvara 3 minimalist running shoes...

Launched at the 2012 London Marathon Expo, the ProGrid Kinvara 3 is the latest minimalist shoe offering from Saucony.

Be one of the first to get hold of a pair of these top notch shoes together with a Saucony Kinvara t-shirt by entering our competition here

Poll - Race Distances

Poll ImageThis time round we're asking which race distance you like best?

The results indicate that 10Ks are the most popular distance to run, followed by half marathons, with 10 mile runs in third place, this week.

Do you think something else should be in our top 3? 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 - Summer Edition

Southern Running Guide Summer 2012 CoverThe 96-page summer issue of SOUTHERN RUNNING GUIDE is available.

This edition is packed with news, tips on how to have the perfect race day, a look at some great breakfast ideas, as well as our regular race listing and three month log-book.

We also take a wider look at the running scene in Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire this issue, with Ealing Half Marathon featuring as our race profile.

On top of that we check out the Big Fun Run series and the up and coming running destination that is Germany.

Find out where to pick up your FREE copy now!

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