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News - Scots Elite Ready For Inverness.

Inverness Marathon LogoScottish international Robert Russell is the latest elite runner to confirm their participation in next month's Global Energy Inverness half marathon. The race, which is organised for Sunday, March 11, has already attracted 2,000 runners in what is shaping up to be the largest event in the competition's 28 year history.

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News - Meadows First Dawn For Gary

Gary HamiltonGary Hamilton, a 22-year-old sports and exercise student at Edinburgh Napier University, will start a 103 mile challenge in the upcoming Meadows Marathon on Sunday, March 4. The partially-sighted runner plans to take part in 9 events over the course of the year as he raises money for Fight for Sight, the leading UK charity dedicated to funding research to prevent sight loss.

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Runtalk - Nuts About Snacking

AlmondsAs we approach spring, the running calendar invariably becomes filled with a myriad of appealing and challenging races. Shaking off the base-miles of winter means upping the training, and, subsequently, the need for nutrient filled foods.

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Runtalk - Go With The Flow Brooks Style

Brooks Pure ShoeRegular contributer Angela Hibbs tries out the new minimalist Pure Range from Brooks.

"Towards the end of last year, while training hard for the Berlin Marathon, I unfortunately suffered a stress fracture to my pelvis. This was diagnosed in November last year and promptly put me in the pool aqua jogging instead of pounding the pavements on my usual 90 mile a week training programme."

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Competition - Swift As A Samuri with Pearl Izumi

Red/Grey Pearl Izumi KissakiWe'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.

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Poll - Winter Running - Have A Moan

Poll ImageThis month, we want to know what it is about winter running that really gets under your skin?

Leading in the poll this week are the terrible underfoot conditions that we all face, followed by dark nights. The third most popular choice however, is that nothing bothers you about winter running!

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!

New Issue - Spring Edition

SRG Cover Spring 2012The bumper 112-page spring issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is on its way to all our usual outlets!

This edition is packed with news, advice on rethinking your breathing technique, ways to keep your larder stocked with healthy food as well as our regular race listing and three month log-book.

We also take a look at the running scene in the Highlands and the Isle of Skye Half Marathon features as our race profile.

On top of that we explore the world of adventure racing and find out more about the brand new Edinburgh Kilomathon!

 

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