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eNews 21 November 2014

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News - Kipsang Kimetto parkrun 1-2

Kipsang KimettoIt may not have been the revenge he envisaged after losing his world marathon record, but Wilson Kipsang exacted a mild form of retribution on Dennis Kimetto at Durban’s Umhlanga parkrun on Saturday.

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News - Top Ten For Kelly

Kelly and MargaretDespite being diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2006, Kelly McCraw was determined to keep her fitness regime going. This year, Kelly set herself the target of completing 10 events to raise funds for Crohn's and Colitis UK.

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News - Berlin Ballot Places Announced

Berlin MarathonBallot places for next year’s BMW Berlin Marathon have now been announced. Don’t worry if you missed out though, Sports Tours International has guaranteed entries available.


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Video Of The Week - The Runners

The Runners

Our video of the week is The Runners - a short film interviewing a cross-section of runners as they pound the tarmac in London's parks. It explores issues such as ageing, childlessness, marriage, mental health problems and sex. Watch it here.

Runtalk - Roux On Running

Michel Roux JrMichelin starred chef and TV personality Michel Roux Junior has another string to his bow. Having taken part in some 20 marathons, including 13 at London, he tells us about his running life ...

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Poll - Alcohol-themed Events

MedocThis month we're asking for your take on alcohol-themed events. So far 56% say they'll stick to water, 25% believe these events to be dangerous and encourage unhealthy behaviour, and 18% think they're great fun.
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Race Listing

Sant Dash 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.

St Andrew's Hospice in Lanarkshire hosts its inaugural Santa Dash and Reindeer Run on Saturday. It may be only November but the organisers claim Saint Nick is using the 6k event as training for the big day on the 25th. Santa suits will be provided for adults and flashing noses and reindeer antlers for children.

The first of the Frostbite Trail Race Series also takes place this weekend. The event is part of a four race series set in the beautiful surroundings of Falkland Estate and is held on a multi-terrain two lap course with well defined tracks and trails.

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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