News - Glasgow Man Tackles Transcontinental Challenge

Don LennoxGlasgow born Don Lennox is a quarter of the way through his 3,100-mile world record attempt at running across the United States of America. The Transcontinental Challenge, which began on Saturday, September 3, will see Don pass through a total of 12 states within the current record of 46 days, a distance that translates to over 66.2 miles per day.

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News - No Half Measures For Marathon Scot

Alastair McMurrayAlastair McMurray yesterday reached the midway point in his challenge of completing a half-marathon a day for the entirety of September. Alastair, who had to brace the storm-force winds that hit Scotland on Monday and Tuesday, finished his most recent half-marathon with an impressive time of 1 hour 31 minutes.

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Advice - The Art of Lighter Running

ScalesWhatever your reason for becoming a runner many will have hoped to lose a few pounds, the theory being that through exercise, more calories would be burnt and those extra pounds would disappear. Why is it then that, for many of us, although we become fitter and feel more toned, the scales refuse to budge as much as we would like them to?

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Poll - Running To Music, Your Thoughts?

Poll ImageOur poll over at asks whether music is a useful tool for runners, to help them perform better, or whether it is a dangerous distraction.

Most people still say that they use music as an extra boost. While 25.9% of people continue to feel that music doesn't help them.

Let us know what you think on our polls page, or over on our facebook page.

Competition - Brighten Your Run With Brooks

Brooks Competition ImageLooking after number one when you are out on the road is a top priority and making sure you can be seen by other road users is essential.

Brooks' Nightlife collection offers something for all runners looking for high-contrast colour and retroreflectivity in their running apparel. has teamed up with Brooks Running to offer three lucky readers the chance to win a deluxe Nightlife colourway package!

Check out our competitions page to find out what's on offer and to enter!

Race Listings

Edinburgh Marathon RunnersYou can find lots of race listings and results here on our race listings page.

You can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here.

Good luck to everyone racing this weekend, and remember you can check our race listings for your results!

Current Issue - Autumn Edition

SRG Cover Autumn 2011The 96-page autumn issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is available at all our usual outlets!

This edition is packed full of running news, advice on how to be a lighter runner, race listing, and our three month log-book. We've also got a fantastic new running route at Dumfries and Galloway's picturesque Mabie Forest, as well as our regular race profile.

This quarter, we've teamed up with Brooks to bring you our brilliant autumn competition and there's also a brand new equipment supplement along with a fantastic yoga for runners guide!

To find out where you can pick up your free copy now, click here!


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