eNews 11 March 2016

News - Dazzling Debut For Elgin parkrun

Elgin parkrun
Elgin parkrun got off to a flying start on Saturday (5 March) with 216 runners taking part in the inaugural event at Cooper Park. The turnout is the fifth highest for an inaugural event in Scotland.

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Event Of The Week - Rock 'n' Roll Liverpool

Rock 'n' Roll LiverpoolThe UK’s ‘blingiest’ race – Rock ’n’ Roll Liverpool – returns to the world’s most musical city on 28-29 May. The event is set to get runners rocking with live music at every mile,

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News - Great Women's Run Making Waves

Great Women's RunRunners at this year’s Great Women’s Run will have the unique option of choosing a starting wave based not on their running ability but on their musical taste.

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Runtalk - Risk Important For Sport

RugbyTackling should be banned in the teaching of rugby in British schools - that’s according to 70 doctors in a letter to UK Ministers last week.

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Competition - Soar Through Spring In SKINS

SkinsOur March competition offers a SKINS apparel bundle to keep spirits soaring. SKINS is scientifically proven to boost training and performance, and speed up recovery. Enter here.

Poll - Listening To Music While You Run

HeadphonesIn this month’s poll we want to know if headphones are a vital part of your running kit. Have your say and find out what others said here.


Race Listing

Santa runLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in Scotland and beyond. As we’re now in March, the spring racing season has begun in earnest with a range of distances and terrain on offer. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget you can register as an organiser here and add your race's details to our event listings.

Good luck to everyone racing this weekend!

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