eNews 15 May 2015

News - Scotland Set For Super 10 Sunday

Great Womens Run

Get set for a big weekend with two of the country's top 10ks being held on Sunday (17 May). 10,000 will head for the south side of Glasgow and the unique atmosphere of the Morrisons Great Women's 10K. While Aberdeen hosts the NE's top race, the Baker Hughes 10K.

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News - Haile's Last Stand

Haile The Great Manchester Run will stand as Haile Gebrselassie’s final competitive outing. His career spanned almost a quarter of a century, resulted in numerous world records and provided the running community with a lovable, accessible and enduring icon.

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Runtalk - These Girls Can Run

Duoro ValleyWomen’s sport has been given a makeover this year by Sport England’s This Girl Can campaign, which is trying to encourage more women to get active. Regular contributor, Chris Broadbent, believes that running is something of a trailblazer when it comes to female participation ...

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Competition - Win A Mini-Break To Copenhagen 

Copenhagen

Enter our fantastic new online competition for your chance to win a mini-break to Copenhagen with Sports Tours International where you and a friend will take part in the city’s half marathon! To be in with a chance of winning, enter here.

Poll - Timing Runs

GarminThis month we're asking how you time your runs. So far, 65% of you say you use a GPS system, 16% a smartphone, 10% a stopwatch, 5% don't use a device, 2% use a fitness band and 2% use other means. Let us know your method!

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Race Listing

2012 Women's 10kThis weekend is a big one for the ladies with the Morrison’s Women’s 10K taking place in Glasgow on Sunday. The ever-popular event will see thousands of female runners take to the streets of Glasgow’s South Side, raising money for countless charities and fulfilling fitness goals by the bucketload in the process.

Elsewhere in the country there are events being staged for both the sexes – the City of Aberdeen Baker Hughes 10K being one such race. This well-established race is for many runners the highlight of their running season. The course is based around Aberdeen beach and harbour area and has some spectacular views of the North Sea and the famous Beach Ballroom on the route.

You 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.

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

Get Your Free Copy Of runABC Scotland Today

CoverOur new magazine runABC Scotland still includes all the things you loved about Scottish Running Guide, just with more content and a bigger, brighter look! We think you’ll like the changes - the new contributors like Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners, the ‘deluxe’ training log and an experimental ‘Running And Life’ section.  And there’s much more too. runABC Scotland is available from all our usual outlets. REMEMBER TO LIKE US ON FACEBOOK AT OUR NEW PAGE!
 

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