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Scottish Running Guide

18 April 2014

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Competition - Win A Place In The Scottish Half Marathon!

Scottish Half Marathon

The Scottish Half Marathon is the newest event on the UK’s running calendar - come and be a part of it!

With a fast and flat route, starting at 11am just outside Edinburgh and stretching to Musselburgh Racecourse, this half marathon is a great even to set yourself a personal best! Scottish Half Marathon is offering you the chance to win a place in the event as well as a host of other goodies!

Find out more and enter the competition here

News - New Half Has Shot At Success

Military TrainingAs well as hosting the shooting events for this summer's Commonwealth Games, the Barry Buddon military training area will also host a new half marathon on Sunday 31 August. Participants will be relieved to know that that the only shooting on the day will be the starter's pistol.

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News - Shona's Change Of Temperature

Shona ThompsonShona Thomson added the North Pole Marathon to her roll of honour two weeks ago (Wednesday 9 April) finishing third woman in a time of 9:09:22.  The courageous Scot completed a seventh marathon in seven continents last September in the teeming heat of Da Nang, Vietnam to secure a place in the exclusive Seven Marathons Continents Club.

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News - Tragic Runner Raises Huge Sum

Robert BerryThe runner who tragically died after completing Sunday’s Virgin Money London Marathon has now raised over £70,000 for charity after a rush of donations to his fundraising page. Robert Berry was running in aid of the National Osteoporosis Society after being inspired by his mother who has the condition.

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Runtalk - Good Times In Vietnam

Vietnam MountainsRoving reporter Terry Brennan headed to Vietnam to check out what’s happening in the country and on its running scene… Runners looking for a holiday destination with a difference that allows them to combine their hobby with an exciting location need look no further than Vietnam.

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Poll - Alcohol And Running – What’s Your Approach?

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This month we want to find out how alcohol fits into your life as a runner - if at all.

So far, 36% of voters say that they drink occasionally, 35% say thay drink regularly, and 18% say that they abstain from boozing unless it's a special occasion.

Join in on our polls page

Competition - Be a Winner with Zoot

Zoot Ultra Kalani 3.0SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE has teamed up with Zoot Sports to offer you the chance to win a pair of their top-end neutral shoes - the Ultra Kalani 3.0.

Experience instant comfort on your runs in these shoes - the Kalani was specifically designed to meet the demands of the runner looking for an extremely comfortable high-mileage neutral trainer.

Check out our competition page to enter


Race Listing

Tom Scott Road Race RunnersYou 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 Angus HaM is the stand-out event over a relatively quiet Easter weekend.  2014 sees the 6th running of this popular half marathon which starts and finishes at Monikie Country Park.  Participants should expect an undulating course and pleasant, if cloudy, weather conditions.  Monday is Boston Marathon when runners around the world will remember the sad events of 2013.

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

Current Issue - Spring Edition

SRG Spring 2014 CoverThe 96-page spring issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is available at all our usual outlets.

Highlights include an interview with Andrew Lemoncello and a guide to tempo training, as well as our spring race listing and 3 month log book.

Make sure you get your copy, and let us know what you think on Facebook!

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