News - Opportunity Knox

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Around 10,000 women will compete in the biggest all-female 10K in the UK on Sunday (12 May) at the 21st annual Bupa Great Women's 10K in Glasgow. Online entries for the race closed on Monday, but you can still enter in person until Saturday 11 May at Run4It on Bothwell Street.

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Greaves Gore imageAre you one of the 100,000 women across Scotland who will be involved in race action in May or June? Yes, that's the approximate number who will be taking part in events like the Bupa Womens 10K, the Race for Life series (11 Scottish locations) and Edinburgh Marathon Festival.

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News - Jess Ennis Goes On Sale

Jess and PaulWith websites such as Guess2Give underlining the need for fundraisers to become increasingly innovative to hit their targets, one runner has gone that extra step as he prepares for the Brathay 10 in 10. Paul Foster, 33, is hoping his 5ft cardboard cut-out of Jessica Ennis, complete with the Olympian's signature, will raise much needed funds for the Brathay Trust when it goes to auction on 22 May.

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News - Salomon Launches Trail Runs

Salomon Trail RunnersTrail running is now one of the UK's fastest growing sports, and now major leisure brand Salomon is aiming to get even more runners to hit the trails with a series of free events this summer. Starting in June, the Salomon City Trail team will be in urban parks across the country setting up pre-marked courses for runners of all abilities.

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Runtalk - Be Bolt, Break A Record

Josh HArrisThe super-human times recorded by athletes such as Usain Bolt, Paula Radcliffe and David Rudisha over 100m, marathon and 800m are far beyond the reach of the mere mortals like you or I.

But it doesn't necessarily mean we are destined never to boast the title of world-record holder. With a little imagination and some unconventional training, it is surprising what some regular Joes are able to achieve.

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Competition - Zoot Trainers Up For Grabs

Zoot Womens Tempo TrainerWe've teamed up with Zoot to give yozu the chance to win a either a pair of Zoot Banyan or Tempo trainers.

The Banyan was engineered to meet the demands of the athlete looking for the ultimate in comfort in a neutral training shoe, while the Women's Tempo Trainer is a stability running shoe with a low to the ground feel and smooth ride.

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Poll - Who Is Your Running Hero

Mo FarahWho inspires you to run? That's the question we're asking this month in our poll.

Is it seeing Mo Farah sprinting along the track, or Jane Tomlinson's legacy that push you to run further for longer?

Whoever it is that you look up to as a running legend, let us know over on our polls page!

Race Listings

Notorious Race RunnerYou 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!

Next Issue - Summer Edition

Mark Lee, Creator of Spartan Race takes the leadThe 96-page summer issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE will soon be available at all our usual outlets!

This issue features an exclusive interview with the man who founded the Spartan Races.

You can also expect a Dundonian route, summer race listing and and an in depth look at running in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

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

 

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