News - Playing Fifa Showed Mo Was Ready

Mo Farah Grin

Mo Farah's coach, Alberto Salazar, has revealed the moment he knew the 29-year-old was ready for his shot at Olympic glory. Salazar recalls that whilst at a high-altitude training camp in the Pyrenees, Farah and his training partner, Galen Rupp, showed more interest in playing a computer game than taking part in their final major track session.

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News - Stocking Fillers For Runners

Stockings hangingThe little gems are often the highlight of your Christmas haul. They tend to be inexpensive trinkets that stand out amongst the more glamorous presents. Running shops have a variety of accessories that work as ideal stocking fillers, and most tend to come under £10.

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News - Mastering Malta

Malta Marathon RunnersIf you fancy escaping the British winter for a run in sunnier climes, next year's Land Rover Malta marathon on 24 February presents a great opportunity. The event includes a full marathon, half marathon and a walkathon option.

Situated just 58 miles south of Sicily, Malta's mild February weather is conducive to a fast race time as are the downhill routes (200m drop in the marathon). The marathon starts outside Malta's old capital Medina, and takes in the famous town of Mosta as well as passing through current capital, Valetta...

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Runtalk - Community Spirit

5x50 TeamTaking part in a communal fitness task is a good way of raising money for charity, and can also help motivate you to go running at times when your couch seems more appealing. By taking part in a challenge you are joining a community where you can share information and generally help each other stay focused.

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New Poll - What Is Your Target For 2013?

Edinburgh Castle Hogmanay FireworksWith 2012 drawing to a close, everyone is psyching themselves up for their 2013 New Year's Resolution. For many of us, that means eyeing up a new running target for the new year.

Whether it be to start running, get back into it, achieve a new PB on your usual 10k course, or finish a 5k without slowing down, we'd like to know what your running goal is for 2013!

Let us know what your target is on our polls page!

Competition - Yurbud Ear Buds Up for Grabs

Beach Girl RunningYurbuds are the superb new innovative way to listen to music while you run. Thanks to Twistlock Technology they are guaranteed not to fall out! With an ultra-soft and comfortable fit, these ear buds also allow for sufficient ambient noise, so you always stay aware of your surroundings.

Enter the competition here

Race Listings

Race StartYou can find lots of events and results here on our race listings page.

You can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here.

Good luck to everyone racing this weekend, and remember you can check our race listings for your results!

Current Issue - Winter Edition

SRG Cover Winter 2012The bumper 128-page winter issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is available at all our usual outlets!

This issue features our Edinburgh Marathon Festival supplement, along with the Lowdown on Carb-Loading and a review of Boff Whalley's Run Wild.

You can also expect an Inverness-based running route, winter race listing and and an in depth look at running in Tayside and Angus.

Make sure you get your copy and let us know what you think on Facebook!

 

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