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eNews 27 May 2016

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News - Edinburgh Expects


Around 30,000 runners will descend on a sunny Scottish capital this weekend (28-29 May) for Edinburgh Marathon Festival. The weather is predicted to be dry with brights spells for the event, featuring seven races.

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Event Of The Week - Marathon de Ben Nevis

Marathon de Ben NevisThe Marathon de Ben Nevis on 24 September is a tough 64km journey of discovery circumnavigating Ben Nevis, Nevis Range Mamores and the Grey Corries.

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News - Stirling To Host Marathon

StirlingThe Great Run Company has announced the launch of a major new marathon running event in Stirling. Stirling Scottish Marathon will be held on 21 May 2017.

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Runtalk - Run O'Clock

Morning runWhat is the best time of day to run? Chris Broadbent ponders the pros and cons of morning, afternoon or evening runs.

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Competition - Spring Into Summer With Salming

SalmingThis month, we are offering one lucky male and one lucky female a pair of Salming shoes, you can choose either the Elements or Trail T2 model. For a chance to win, enter here

New Poll - Is Pacing Cheating?

Pacers Some runners think achieving a PB with a pacer diminishes your achievement or even means you cheated! Is using a pacer in a race cheating? Let us know what you think here.

Race Listing

Santa runLooking to plan your next event? Our race listing page provides a comprehensive list of events in Scotland and beyond. As we’re now in May, the spring racing season is already well underway with a range of distances and terrain on offer. Check out the results and upcoming events on our race listing page here.

Don't forget you can register as an organiser here and add your race's details to our event listings.

Good luck to everyone racing this weekend!

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runABC Scotland June-July CoverThe June-July edition of runABC Scotland will be available soon from all our usual outlets!

Good Morning Britain’s Sean Fletcher tells us about his running life. Dan Afshar and Joanna Barlow give us their views on using a pacer in races. Veggie Runners tell us about walking, or should that be running, down the aisle. Great Britain international Andrew Butchart reveals his plans for Rio. Plus there’s the ‘deluxe’ training log. And much more...