eNews 17 June 2016

News - runABC Inspires Mike To Eclipse Edinburgh Record


A runABC reader has taken inspiration from one of our articles to set a new record at Edinburgh Marathon Festival. Mike Metcalfe read the ‘Steve Goes 4 It’ article about Steve Bonthrone completing all four races at the Edinburgh event and decided to try it himself.

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Event Of The Week - River Ayr Way Challenge

River Ayr Way This annual 40 mile ultra-marathon, often referred to as the RAW Challenge, is part of the Scottish Ultra Marathon series and attracts runners from all over the country.

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News - Pensioners Set For Loch Ness

Koichi21 Japanese pensioners from the Tokyo-based Full Hyaku Club will realise their dream of 15 years by flying to Scotland to take part in Baxters Loch Ness Marathon this autumn.

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News - Fancy A Chianti?

Chianti MarathonFor those who fancy a running holiday in Italy, 2016 is the perfect year to do so with Chianti Marathon celebrating its 10th anniversary.

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Runtalk - Above And Beyond

ChrisMaybe it’s my age, writes Chris Broadbent. I’m 42 - let’s not dance around it. But increasingly, it seems I am surrounded by runners not just targeting half marathons and marathons, but going beyond.

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Competition - Great Prizes From Fitness Rewards

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To launch our new partnership with Fitness Rewards, runABC has a brilliant online competition for the month of June. Fitness Rewards is offering a superb package of the Garmin Forerunner 235 plus running shoes to the value of £100. Enter online to be in with a chance of winning.

Poll - Weight Lifting

Weights In a recent Runtalk, we discussed the benefits of resistance training. We want to know if this is something you incorporate into your regime. Let us know 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 June, summer is fast approaching, but there's still 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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Good Morning Britain’s Sean Fletcher tells us about his running life. Dan Afshar and Joanna Barlow give us their views on using a pacer in races. Veggie Runners tell us about walking, or should that be running, down the aisle. Great Britain international Andrew Butchart reveals his plans for Rio. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log. And much more...