News - Scotland Swarmed By Santas

Glasgow Santa DashScotland was awash with festive cheer yesterday (Sunday, December 11) as over 3,500 runners took to the streets in Santa outfits. Around 2,500 turned out at George Square, Glasgow, while 1,000 Father Christmases set off from West Princes Street Gardens in Edinburgh.

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News - Price Freeze At Great Scottish Run

Great Scottish RunOrganisers of the Great Scottish Run have given runners cause for celebration by confirming there will be a price freeze for next year's event. The announcement came as entries for the race, scheduled for Sunday, September 2, also opened. The race, which has attracted over 20,000 competitors for three consecutive years and is the largest mass participation sporting event in the country, has now maintained the same entry price since 2010.

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Runtalk - Is Running Bad?

Dublin MarathionIs marathon running bad for you? According to wider media reports based on an on-line article in the European Heart Journal, then yes, it probably is. But dig a little deeper through the UK national media's sensationalist headlines and then no, it probably isn't.

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Competition - Jackets Up For Grabs!

Running WomenThere's only one week left to enter the first of our new fortnightly competitions!

We have 2 Brooks Essential Run Jackets up for grabs that offer comfort, fit and performance - three components that are essential for a good run!

To enter the competition click here

Poll - Your Most Important Item Of Winter Kit?

Poll ImageThis month, we're trying to find out what everyone's most essential piece of winter running gear is.

Gloves still lead this week, followed by jackets in second place with hats/beanies continuing in third.

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

Race Listings

Edinburgh Marathon RunnersYou can find lots of events 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!

Issue - Winter Edition

SRG Cover Winter 2011The bumper 128-page winter issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is available at all our usual outlets!

This issue is packed with news, advice on rediscovering your running mojo, warming winter soup recipes as well as our usual race listing and three month log-book.

It also features a brilliant north-east running route and regular race profile - this time we look at Kirkintilloch Olympians 12.5K Road Race.

Don't forget this is our annual Edinburgh Marathon Festival special, so there is plenty of information on May's big race weekend to tempt you to take up the challenge!

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