Runtalk - Dibaba Cleans Up
I had a rare privilege last week when I witnessed an athletics world record. Working at a world-class sporting event like the Monaco Diamond League was already an incredible experience, but to see first-hand a world record and a distance running one at that, was a real treat. Writes Chris Broadbent.
News - Going Through Hel'
Helensburgh Athletics Club is asking runners to go to Hel’ n Back at a new off-road trail race on 13 September. From Hel' N Back will use the stunning scenery offered by both the 3 Lochs Way and the John Muir Way.
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News - Check OUT Glasgow Frontrunners' Event!
Glasgow Frontrunners is holding its first race – the OUTrun – on Saturday 22 August. The five-mile event will be held in Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Park along the Kelvin Walkway.
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Competition - Mizuno Running Kit Up For Grabs!
Our fantastic online competition courtesy of Mizuno offers the full package with a Drylite Cooltouch apparel set topped off with a pair of Wave Rider 18 shoes. To be in with a chance of winning, enter here.
Poll - Your Thoughts On Adventure/Obstacle Races
This month we're asking what your thoughts are on adventure/obstacle races. Do you stick to traditional races or are you up for anything?
Have your say on our polls page
A relay exciting prospect this weekend - the Round Arran Road Relay. The race will see teams of six complete sections varying between 8 and 11 miles. Back on the mainland, Fort William hosts a challenging, multi-terrain marathon run in the shadow of Ben Nevis and following the Great Glen Way along Thomas Telford’s Caledonian Canal with Neptune’s Staircase. In Aberdeenshire, the Balloter 10 returns with a slightly revised course.
You 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.
Good luck to everyone racing this weekend!
New Facebook Page!
For those of you who haven't liked our new Facebook page
yet, what are you waiting for?! To coincide with the new magazine, the new runABC Scotland
Facebook page provides all the latest running stories, advice and competitions and much more! You can also keep up with us by following runABC Scotland on Twitter
New Edition Of runABC Scotland Out Now!
The latest edition of runABC Scotland is out now. It includes all the things you loved about Scottish Running Guide, just with more content and a bigger, brighter look! We think you’ll like the changes - the new contributors like Shona Thomson and Veggie Runners, the ‘deluxe’ training log and an experimental ‘Running And Life’ section. And there’s much more too. runABC Scotland is available from all our usual outlets.