eNews 1 April 2016

New Competition - Stay Stylish in GORE RUNNING WEAR®

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Our new April competition features apparel from premium brand GORE RUNNING WEAR® to get you moving this month! We are offering one lucky male and one lucky female a top quality GORE RUNNING WEAR® apparel set. Enter here for a chance to win.

Charity Of The Week - Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan RunnerDid you know that over 98% of Macmillan’s income comes from voluntary sources? That’s from people like you doing their bit to help people affected by cancer.

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News - Running For President

Run for TrumpUS presidential candidate Donald Trump is planning to launch an obstacle race series in Scotland later this year, sources have revealed.
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News - Jogscotland Challenge Series Events Revealed

Loch Ness Marathon The events for the 2016 jogscotland Challenge Series events have been announced. The races have been chosen to be particularly welcoming to novices and offer a variety of locations, routes, and distances.

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Runtalk - Start Early

Jo paveyI don’t know about you - but my 2-year-old son runs everywhere, writes Louise Sylvester. To the kitchen for ‘treats’, to the bath, to nursery, and of course to ‘say hello’ to the birds in the park.

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New Poll - Alcohol-themed Events

Medoc runnersThere is some controversy around races that involve alcohol like Wineathlon and Beerathon. This month we want to know your views. Is it all a bit of fun or are is it setting a bad example for youngsters? Let us know what you think 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 April, the spring racing season is already well underway 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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We catch up with Alyson Dixon as she bids for a place at the Rio Olympics. Two runners give very different views of what they think events should be about. Contributors Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners also update us on their running adventures, involving Mongolia and wedding-themed parkruns. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log. And much more...