4 April 2014

News - Half Time For Peterhead

Peterhead Running Festival launch

Peterhead football fans will get the chance to meet their favourite players at this year’s Peterhead Running Festival. The event, now in its fourth year, will be held on 29 June and includes a half marathon, 5k (part of the jogscotland Challenge series) and School Fun Runs.

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News - 10K Gets To The Heart Of Paisley

Paisley 10K LaunchEntries are now open for this year’s Paisley 10K and Fun Run on Sunday 31 August. 1,500 competitors took part in last year’s road race and organisers are expecting an even bigger turnout in 2014.

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Runtalk - Going Forward Not Round And Round

pint of beerIn tandem with our April poll, staffer Tom Breslin considers runners and their attitudes to alcohol and looks at how running has changed his own drinking habits...

We all love a drink. Well, the vast majority of us do. Only a small percentage of adults in the UK don't drink alcohol. It's a national characteristic, one we revel in, enjoying the relaxation and fun that comes with a cheery pint or a sociable glass of wine.

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New Poll - Alcohol And Running – What’s Your Approach?

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This month we want to find out how alcohol fits into your life as a runner - if at all.

Is alcohol something you avoid because of your running or do you enjoy a drink as much as your friends? Whether you're tee-total or the pub is a regular stop for you on a running route, we want to know!

Join in on our polls page

New Competition - Be a Winner with Zoot

Zoot Ultra Kalani 3.0SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE has teamed up with Zoot Sports to offer you the chance to win a pair of their top-end neutral shoes - the Ultra Kalani 3.0.

Experience instant comfort on your runs in these shoes - the Kalani was specifically designed to meet the demands of the runner looking for an extremely comfortable high-mileage neutral trainer.

Check out our competition page to enter


Race Listing

Lochaber RunnersYou can find lots of events and results on our race listings page and organisers can add their race details to our event listings by signing up here.

The 48th staging of the 'Round the Houses (incorporating the Jim Dingwall Memorial) Race is on Sunday. The 10k is run around the burgh of Grangemouth and is a flat circular route. There is also a 2k fun run. Described as the 'antithesis of city events', Lochaber Marathon will see 600 runners head to the Highlands on Sunday. The relatively flat course takes participants alongside Loch Eil with views of Ben Nevis in the second half of the race.

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

Current Issue - Spring Edition

SRG Spring 2014 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is available at all our usual outlets.

Highlights include an interview with Andrew Lemoncello and a guide to tempo training, as well as our spring race listing and 3 month log book.

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

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