eNews 8 July 2016
News - Design Your Own Obstacle
Tough Mudder is inviting runners to design a new obstacle for their 2017 race series. The obstacle event is renowned for putting its participants through shipping containers of ice and 10,000 volts of electric wires.
Event Of The Week - Dog Jogs
The Dog Jog series are unique jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun in 2016, where each event offers a relaxed, fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure.
News - Skye High Turnout
There was a 200% increase from last year in runners at the Skye Bridge 10K on Saturday (2 July). 63 competitors braved the Hebridean rain as they headed towards the mainland then back again.
News - Kneed To Know Basis
“Running’s bad for your knees,” is one of the most common criticisms the activity faces. A new study, however, has revealed the opposite to be true.
Runtalk - Practice Makes Perfect
The old adage 'Practice makes perfect' has always been regarded as highly relevant in mastering the skills of running but not according to runABC's Alan Newman.
New Poll - Summer Surfaces
Have you answered our new poll? As it’s summer (allegedly), we want to know what your favourite running surface is for this time of the year. Let us know here.
Looking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in Scotland and beyond. As we’re now in July, summer is upon us, 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.
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Current Edition Out Now!
The June-July edition of runABC Scotland is available soon from all our usual outlets!
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...