eNews 13 February 2015

Video Of The Week - Haile Gebrselassie's Kick Finish

Haile Gebrselassie

Our video of the week is of Haile Gebrselassie showing how you finish strong to beat Australian, Craig Mottram, in the final lap of the 5000m at the 2004 London Grand Prix. Now that's what we call a kick!

Watch the video here

News - NY PB - Set A Personal Best In The Big Apple

New York MarathonThose considering setting a NY PB this year are spoiled for choice with Sports Tours International offering packages for New York Marathon, NYC Half Marathon and Brookyln Half Marathon. The sports travel specialists say: “If a half marathon or marathon is your distance of choice, we have just the event for you in the bustling and exciting New York!”

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News - Intrepid Duo Complete African Adventure

African adventure Dr Andrew Murray and Donnie CampbellUltrarunners Dr Andrew Murray and Donnie Campbell have successfully completed their African adventure - running across the Namib Desert from Luderitz to Walvis Bay, Namibia. The challenge was set three months ago by expedition organiser David Scott, and supported by Lyprinol UK.

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Poll - Running Indoors

Treadmill This month we're asking what your views are on indoor running. So far, 48% of you say you're only outdoor runners, 43% of you use treadmills occasionally, 9% are regular indoor runners, and 1% have other views.

Have your say on our polls page


Race Listing

Carnethy 5You 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.

Runners will line up for battle 'like extras from Braveheart' as they prepare to take on the Carnethy 5 at the Battle of Roslin site on Saturday. The route is divided into two sections and though short, can be exposed to full winter conditions.

A slightly longer event, Kirkintilloch Olympians host their annual 12.5K on Sunday. The course takes participants along quiet, undulating country roads.

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

Spring Edition Out Now

Spring edition SRGThe spring issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is now available from all our usual outlets!

You can look forward to an interview with ultra runner Dr Andrew Murray who tells us about the benefits of running and why he might just be embarking on his toughest challenge yet.  We also speak to elite runner Gemma Steel to find out what us regular runners can learn from her approach to the sport. You can also enjoy all your favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

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