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Scottish Running Guide

26 September 2014

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New Competition - AfterShokz Headphones Up For Grabs

Make sure you enter our brand new competition today! AfterShokz active lifestyle headphones are designed to allow runners to stay connected to mobile devices and listen to their favourite tunes without sacrificing situational awareness. SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE has three pairs of AfterShokz Sport Headphones to give away.

To be in with a chance of winning, check out our competition here

News - Edinburgh Set For Ultra Fest

Edinburgh Ultra FestAn exciting new event for runners who ‘like their miles long and off-road’ is taking place on Saturday 11 October. Edinburgh Ultra Fest will provide advice for any ultra or aspiring ultra runners. The event is hosted by ultra athlete and running coach, Andy Mouncey, and Edinburgh Run Tours host, Lucja Leonard, with special guest Dr Andrew Murray.

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News - Gebrselassie Relishing Return To Glasgow

GebrselassieHaile Gebrselassie has spoken of his delight to be returning to Glasgow for this year’s Great Scottish Run on 5 October. The Ethiopian, known as the Little Emperor, will be defending his title after setting a new Scottish all-comers’ half marathon record at the event.

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Runtalk - Eat Well Race Better

Granola barsA race is often the end goal of months of training and lots of effort. Although being optimally fuelled and hydrated before training runs is important to get the most out of each session, it is essential to have a nutrition plan in place for the days leading up to the race and the race day morning itself. Let’s look at three nutritional reasons why races can go wrong even when your training has been going so well.

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Your View On Trail Running - Our Poll Ends Soon

Trail Running ManTrail Running is growing in popularity, and we want to know when you hit the trails - are you an autumn ace or a summer swift?

So far, 60% of you take to the trails year-round, 12% prefer pounding pavements, while for 9%, springtime or autumn are the times to head out.

Our trail running poll ends on Tuesday so don't miss your chance to tell us when you prefer to take to the trails on our polls page

Race Listing

Loch Ness MarathonYou 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.

This week's highlight is the 13th Baxters Loch Ness Marathon & Festival of Running which features the River Ness 10K, 10K Corporate Challenge, River Ness 5K Fun Run and Wee Nessie as well as the main event.

On Sunday the Resolution Run series returns to Strathclyde Country Park. The 10k is an out and back route, starting and finishing close to the Watersports Centre.

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

Current Issue - Autumn Edition

SRG Autumn 2014 CoverThe autumn issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is available from all our usual outlets!

Pick up your copy to enjoy an interview with celebrity chef and marathon runner, Michel Roux Junior. We also take a look at the world of fancy dress running and get back to nature with a review of the book Wild Running. You can also expect all the favourites such as our Running Log and extensive Race Listing.

Keep an eye out for our autumn edition, and let us know what you think on Facebook or Twitter!

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