News - Frankie Goes To Lochaber

Frankie BartonKeith and District AAC runner Frankie Barton will rest his hopes of qualifying for London 2012 on next month's Lochaber marathon. Despite never tackling a marathon before, Frankie, 56, is confident he can record a strong enough performance in Fort William to ensure he represents St. Kitts and Nevis at the Olympics.

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News - Tales Of Adventure Hits Edinburgh

Kilted RunnerAfter successful events in London and Sydney, Tales of Adventure has launched a Scottish branch and will hold its first session on Thursday, May 17. The inaugural event will be headed by Scottish ultra runner Mark Cooper, perhaps best known for completing 50 marathons in 56 days.

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Feature Charity - Mike And The Marvels

Mike & the MarvelsProfessor Mike Dixon, renowned breast surgeon and clinical lead of Breakthrough Breast Cancer's research unit at the Western General Hospital, is teaming up with three colleagues to run the Edinburgh Marathon team relay on May 27 and is hoping to raise £50,000.

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Competition - Springtime Style with Brooks

Men's LSD Lite JacketWe are giving away a fantastic Brooks apparel package for men and women - the perfect way to spring into your training this season...

Brooks running apparel always looks the part with its colourful detailing and clever styling. The bonus is that it not only looks good, it works well too - meaning that you can concentrate on making the most of your training session.

To see the prizes on offer visit our competitions page where you can also enter!

Poll - Solo Or Pack?

Poll ImageRunners are individuals and they have their own ways of enjoying their favourite sport. We want to know do you prefer to run solo or with company?

The large majority of people continue to say that they prefer to run alone. The second most popular choice is running with your mp3 player, while running in lots of different ways is the third most popular choice.

Let us know what you think on our polls page, or over on our Facebook page - Last chance before our new poll opens!

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!

Current Issue - Spring Edition

SRG Cover Spring 2012The bumper 112-page spring issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is now available from all our usual outlets!

This edition is packed with news, advice on rethinking your breathing technique, ways to keep your larder stocked with healthy food as well as our regular race listing and three month log-book.

We also take a look at the running scene in the Highlands and the Isle of Skye Half Marathon features as our race profile.

On top of that we explore the world of adventure racing and find out more about the brand new Edinburgh Kilomathon!

 

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