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News - Urbanathlon Changes Name

Roadblock Run Logo2012 sees a fresh new brand for the Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland's Urbanathlon - the fun run with an obstacle twist. The events, which take place in Glasgow and Edinburgh, will now be called RoadBlock Run.

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News - 19,900 Miles Just A Little Run For Rosie

Rosie in the snowReading Rosie Swale-Pope's CV is akin to listing all of the most adventurous journeys you would complete if given the opportunity. Perhaps best known for her five-year solo journey across the world in 2002, Rosie has also taken part in and finished the notoriously challenging Marathon des Sables, a 1,000 run through Iceland, and a 46-day, 2190km trip across Cuba.

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Runtalk - Happy Running

Happy RunnerIf you're a runner it tends to be a way of life. Something you get used to, something you don't like to miss. It can feel like a duty sometimes, even a chore. We all know that it can be hard work. Sure it's a brilliant cardiovascular workout that gets the heart pumping and the oxygen flowing. After a long run or a hard session you feel great but you've really earned that 'feel good' factor - that sense of well-being, that beer, that big slice of chocolate cake.

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New Competition - Swift As A Samuri with Pearl Izumi

Red/Grey Pearl Izumi KissakiIn another brand new competition we've got two pairs of the new Kissaki-style shoes from Pearl Izumi to give away!

Pearl Izumi goes back to its Japanese roots for Spring 2012 with the launch of a new running shoe dubbed the "KISSAKI".

The "Kissaki" is a neutral cushioning shoe featuring a highly breathable and seamless upper with memory foam in the heel counter for a custom-like fit.

To enter the competition click here

Poll - Your Target For 2012

Poll ImageThis month, we're looking to find out what your running target for 2012 is.

So far, running a 10K PB is top on the list, followed closely by running a half mararthon, with running a marathon the third most popular target for 2012!

Let us know what you think on our polls page, or over on our Facebook page.

Race Listings

Edinburgh Marathon RunnersYou can find lots of events and results here on our race listings page.

You can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here.

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

Current Issue - Winter Edition

SRG Cover Winter 2011The bumper 128-page winter issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is available at all our usual outlets!

This issue is packed with news, advice on rediscovering your running mojo, warming winter soup recipes as well as our usual race listing and three month log-book.

It also features a brilliant north-east running route and regular race profile - this time we look at Kirkintilloch Olympians 12.5K Road Race.

Don't forget this is our annual Edinburgh Marathon Festival special, so there is plenty of information on May's big race weekend to tempt you to take up the challenge!

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