News - The Emperor Set For Glasgow

The EmperorOne of the most iconic figures in distance running, Haile Gebrselassie, has announced he will be competing at next month's Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run. Confirmation of Gebrselassie's participation will intensify the interest surrounding the event, which looks likely to attract upwards of 25,000 runners...

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News - Berlin Or Bust

Berlin MarathonThe two fastest male marathon runners of all time, Patrick Makau and Wilson Kipsang, have signalled their intentions to set a new world record in Berlin. The Kenyan duo, who both set their respective marathon PBs in Germany two years ago, will be looking to lower the 2:03:38 on 29 September.

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Runtalk - Hot Morning in Da Nang

Da Nang MedalHere's how not to prepare for a big race in a hot country. Arrive three days before in another city after a 12 hour journey. Miss out on sleep during the flight and the first night you are in your host country; then manage just an hour or so on the next two nights including pre-race night. Oh! and sign up for a race that starts at 5.00am...

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Competition - Be Safe, Be Seen With Brooks

Nightlife Runners in the darkscottishrunningguide.com has teamed up with Brooks to give you the chance to win one of two fantastic high viz. running packages.

Using the principles of biomotion, Brooks have learned that strategically placing contrast fabrics, retroreflective detail and active lighting can heavily increase not just visibility but also recognition...

To find out more, and to enter, visit our competition page. Good luck!

New Poll - How Do You Aid Recovery After A Run?

Yoga ClassIn our September poll we're looking to find out what are your keystone aids to recovering after a run? Do you gift yourself an extra hour in bed? Do you throw yourself into an ice bath to reinvigorate your tired muscles?

Whatever it is that helps you to recover - we want to know!

Let us know what you do to help you recover our polls page!

Race Listings

Highland Perthshire MarathonYou can find lots of events and results on our race listings page and organisers can add their race's details to our event listings by signing up here.

Following the success of last year's inaugural event, the Highland Perthshire Marathon and Half Marathon return for a second year this Saturday. The course is mainly flat through scenic countryside from Aberfeldy to Kenmore, passing Loch Tay and the grounds of Taymouth Castle, before heading back to Aberfeldy over the iconic Wade Bridge. The half marathon consists of one loop, the full marathon two.

On Sunday there is the Middleton Trust 10K Road Race, taking place round the streets of the historic Aberdeenshire town of Ellon. The event also features a 3k fun run which uses the initial part of the 10k course round Meiklemill.

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

Current Issue - Autumn Edition

SRG AutumnThe new 96-page autumn issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is now available at all our usual outlets!

You can read about the running lives of two veggie runners, our autumn race listing, the lowdown on running apps and an in-depth look at interval training.

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

 

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