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Hastings and Gunnell Battle The Monster

Gavin Hastings and Sally Gunnell meet Smaug, a 2ft long bearded dragon - all three were launching FirstGroup's duathlon event - The First Monster Challenge.Sally Gunnell and Gavin Hastings have been confirmed as two of the famous faces who have signed up to take part in the 2010 First Monster Challenge, a 120Km team relay duathlon around Loch Ness on September 11. The race, which has already sold out, will see 1,000 competitors battle around the shores of Loch Ness on foot and two wheels. Read More.

3 For The Price Of 1

Martin Ferguson wins the 2009 Moray MarathonThe Moray Marathons 3 in 1 races take place each year, including a marathon, half marathon and 10K. The race day is now the longest running marathon event in Scotland and attracts 800-900 runners each year. Nicky Nash, of the Moray Marathon Committee tells SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE more ...

Summertime Running - What Do You Like?

Image of Bar GraphThe current poll on asks runners what their favourite thing about running in the summer is? Currently 'Lighter mornings/evenings' is your runaway favourite with 'Warmer weather' in second place. 'Chance to top up your tan' is at the bottom with just 1.3% of the vote.

There are seven options to choose from so visit our polls page now to cast your vote!

Saucony Summer Bright Competition Winners

Ladies ProGrid Ride 3 ShoeThe six lucky competition winners for our fantastic Saucony Summer Bright Competition have now been drawn, each winning an unmissable Saucony ViZi-PRO t-shirt and a pair of Saucony ProGrid Ride 3 trainers.

The winners are Amanda Hutchings (Crawley), Heather Lafferty (Glasgow), Thomas Mathieson (Evanton), Jeanne Boyd (Inverness), Michael Cambridge (Lancashire) and David Pammenter. Well done to the winners and keep checking for a brand new competition soon!

Up And Coming Races

Race Listings pageAs we move into August, the Scottish running calendar gets interesting with the Tour of Fife Chicken Run on Saturday, July 31 followed by the Helensburgh and Dyce Half Marathons on Sunday, August 1. Wednesday, August 4 sees racers take to the Dundonald 10K Road Race and the following weekend brings the Wicked Wolf Triathlon to Carrbridge, as well as the ARDBEG Islay Half Marathon and the popular Forth Road Bridge 10K.

Good Luck to all taking part in races over the next fortnight, remember to check out for all race listings and results.

Current Issue

Scottish Running Guide Summer 2010The Summer edition of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is currently available - go to to find out where to pick up your FREE copy.


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