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eNews 12 December 2014

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Video Of The Week - Daley Thompson's Lucozade Ad



Our video of the week is Daley Thompson's classic Lucozade ad from 1985. Watch it here.

News - Mersey Santas Win World Title

Santa DashOn their 10th anniversary, BTR Liverpool’s Santa Dash received the present it deserved in prising back the world title honours from Las Vegas. A staggering 8,500 Santas defied challenging weather conditions to ensure Sunday’s event would be memorable;  The city was awash with a sea of red – and 750 blue Santas – for Liverpool’s biggest annual festive spectacle.

Read full story here
 

News - Sichel Looks Forward

After recovering from last summer’s 3100 mile race in New York -  the world’s longest certified footrace - William Sichel, 61, said he has no plans to retire and is preparing for his next challenge. Sichel is working on Project165.com, in which he is attempting to set 165 records before his 65th birthday in October 2018.

Read full story here.

Runtalk - Euro Cross Memories

Hayley YellingOn prestige alone, the European Cross Country lags some way behind the Olympic Games in the pecking order of major athletics championships. But the annual event has still thrown up some memorable moments for British runners and supporters over the years writes Chris Broadbent.

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New Poll - What Do You Want For Christmas?

PresentThis month we're asking what you hope to see under the Christmas tree this year. So far 27% you want a premium jacket, 25% are hoping for new shoes, and 21% fancy the latest model GPS.

Have your say on our polls page

 

Race Listing

Frostbite runnerYou can find lots of events and results on our race listings page and organisers can add their race details to our event listings by signing up here.

The second of the Frostbite Trail Race Series takes place this weekend. Participants are told to bring dry socks and shoes as their feet will get wet on the multi-terrain course.

Santa suits, reindeer antlers and flashing red noses are the order of the day at Deafblind Scotland's Santa Dash in Mugduck Country Park, Milngavie on Sunday. The event features a 5k and 1k as well as a Christmas Fayre and tree light switch-on.

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

Winter Edition Out Now

Winter edition SRGThe winter issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is now available from all our usual outlets!

It features an interview with Emmerdale star and marathon runner, Tony Audenshaw. We also speak to long-distance elite runner Susan Partridge to find out what us regular runners can learn from her approach to the sport. You can also enjoy all your favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing. Not only that – winter is a bumper 128 page edition with an Edinburgh Marathon Festival supplement inside – now is the perfect time to start planning for the big spring event!

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