21 February 2014

News - Moray Marathon Set To End

Moray 10kThe oldest marathon in Scotland is under threat of ending if new organisers aren’t found soon. Moray Marathon, which includes a marathon, half marathon and 10k, has been held in Elgin for the last 32 years, but following the event committee’s decision to step down last year, looks set to end.

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News - jogscotland Launches 2014 Challenge Series

Edinburgh Big Weekend 5k startline, Courtesy Lesley Martinjogscotland has launched its 2014 Challenge Series, which promises to be bigger and more diverse than ever. This year, the recreational running network is joining forces with local event organisers to help stage events suitable for beginners.

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Runtalk - Cross Over Olympic Exclusion

Mo FarahRegular correspondent Chris Broadbent has a radical idea to 'sex' up the Winter Olympics.  Chris reckons that cross-country would be a major addiion to the programme and explains his reasoning...

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Runtalk - California Dreamin’ And Runnin’

Bur Sur ActionWe sent our UK-based North American contributor Christine Appel back across the ‘Pond’ to check out the events in California, the Golden State. California, more than just the land of beaches and palm trees we dream of when it’s tipping it down here.

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Poll -  What Distance Was Your First Race?

Downhill racersIn our poll this month we want to know what your first race distance was. Did you train hard and start off on a half marathon, or did you decide to see how you faired against others in a 5k first?

So far 10k is the most chosen distance with 44% of the vote. In second place come 5ks with 30%, and half marathons are in third with 15%.

Join in on our polls page

Competition - Spring Giveaway With CEP

CEP ClothingWe've teamed up with CEP, to offer you the chance to win a terrific prize package that includes Ultralight Long Sleeve Shirt, 3/4 Run Tights, Run Socks 2.0 and Recovery Socks.

To see what's on offer, and to enter, check out our competition page here!

Race Listing

Devilla Forest 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 Carnegie Harriers host their Devilla Forest 15K and 5K trail races this Sunday. Both start and finish within the grounds of the Scottish Police College at Tulliallan, Kincardine. The 15k follows a relatively flat circular loop of Devilla Forest, taking in a mix of fire-roads, paths and single track. The 5k race follows a loop around the Moor Loch. Also taking place this weekend are the Annan River Races and the Kinloss to Lossiemouth Half Marathon.

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

New Issue - Spring Edition

SRG Spring 2014 CoverThe new 96-page spring issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE will be available soon 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.

Keep an eye out for the new issue over the next few days and make sure you get your copy!

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