News - Your Chance To Join King Of The Fells

Man standing atop hill looking out over green landscape

77-year-old Joss Naylor, known as the King of the Fells amongst the running fraternity, is taking to the peaks of Cumbria again this summer in an attempt to complete a full series of runs in the Lake District Mountain Trial. As it stands, Joss has completed 51 of the 52 trials staged since 1960, and is hoping to tackle the route he should have embarked on in 1964.

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News - Doc Heading To Africa

Dr Andrew Murray in the SaharaFollowing his Run the World adventure last year, Dr Andrew Murray is embarking on another challenge - running across east Africa. Andrew is heading to the region to make a film looking at what makes that part of the world such a hotbed of running talent.

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Runtalk - The Beat

Woman wearing earphonesIt's been over 10 years now since the iPod was first launched. The MP3 device and associated technologies have revolutionised the music industry. Although the impact on the exercise and fitness industry has not quite been as revolutionary, it has certainly been evolutionary.

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Competition - Zoot Trainers Up For Grabs

Zoot Womens Tempo TrainerWe've teamed up with Zoot to give you 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 e when someone asked the questioround feel and smooth ride.

You only have 10 days left to enter, so get your entry in here!

New Poll - What Is Your Crucial Piece Of Summer Running Kit

Wet MK RunnerSummer is well and truly here - no matter how short lived it may be! We'd like to find out what your essential piece of running kit is for the summer months?

Do you refuse to go out without any suncream? Do you always take your cap for shade? Or do you prepare for the Great British Summer runs with your waterproofs?

Whatever it is that you can't run without during the summer 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 and organisers can add their race's details to our event listings by signing up here.

Regarded as one of the most scenic races in the UK, the 30th Isle of Skye Half Marathon & Fun Run on Saturday gives participants great views of Ben Tianavaig, the Old Man of Storr and Isle of Rassay. A race with less history but equally stunning views is Sunday's Strathearn Marathon in Comrie, Perthshire. Organised by Strathearn Harriers, the route follows B roads in Strathearn and with about 1500 feet of ascent, presents a tough challenge even for experienced runners. Sunday also sees the Polaroid Eyewear series come to an end with the fourth and final race - Vale of Leven 10K - at the Loch Lomond shores in Balloch.

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

Current Issue - Summer Edition

SRG SummerThe 96-page summer issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is now available at all our usual outlets!

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

You can also read about 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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