News - Get Set For Sun Runs
Runners in Scotland are gearing up for what should be a fantastic weekend of racing both at home and abroad with sunny weather forecast. Saturday sees hill races, a duathlon, a big trail race at Coniston in the Lakes and the second round of the Montane Scottish Ultra Marathon series plus three 5k parkruns.
News - Total Wipeout Star Signs Up For Urbanathlon
Fresh from his victory on TV's Total Wipeout, Roy 'Rob Roy' Davidson is swapping the world's craziest obstacle course challenge for one closer to home, the Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland Urbanathlon. Roy is a keen supporter of the charity and is challenging his fellow Scots to take on one of two Urbanathlon fun runs in Glasgow and Edinburgh.
Runtalk - Fancy That
Like many runners or cyclists do, I headed down to my local park one recent Saturday for a training session. With its vast expanse, ease of access and variety of terrain, it is a quite perfect place to train and consequently, attracts hundreds of fitness freaks on a weekly basis. I thought it was comforting and re-assuring to see so many other people out there just like me. Except that is until I spied Batman and Robin hurtling over the horizon.
Poll - What Do You Enjoy Most About Spring Running
Our April poll, asking what you're enjoying most about running during spring, is starting to give us a clear picture about what people are enjoying most about spring-time running.
Currently in first place is Lighter nights/mornings, followed by Warmer temperatures in second place, with Enjoying the spring scenery/wildlife in third. Thanks to all who've voted so far!
Competition - Run Into Spring with Brooks
For our spring competition we've teamed up with Brooks to offer 10 lucky SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE readers a chance to win some excellent prizes.
Up for grabs is a Brooks package consisting of an LSD Lite Jacket, HVAC Synergy T-shirt, a mesh cap and Infiniti Capris for women or Rogue Runner Shorts for men.
To be in with a chance of winning, simply aswer this question: How many seasons are there in a year?
Enter by visiting our competitions page, where you can also see the prizes on offer. Good luck!
Another big weekend of races coming up. Check out our race listings here, for all the events' details, and don't forget that you can sign up as a race organiser and add your event's details to our listings!
Good luck to everyone racing this weekend!
The bumper-128-page spring edition of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is still available. As ever, there is a combination of interesting news articles, top running advice (with a focus on family friendly running this time) and all the regular items that you have come to know and love, like our comprehensive race listing and easy to use running log.
The spring race listing is crammed with fantastic races across Scotland (and beyond) and those of you living on the east of the country will be keen to take a look at our Area Focus on Edinburgh & The Lothians.
Find out where you can pick up your free copy now!