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26 Oct

Run Forever To Premiere At Kendal

Nicky SpinksThe story of Nicky Spinks, who, at the age of 49, made fell running history by becoming the fastest person to run a Double Bob Graham Round, will hit the big screen at next month’s Kendal Mountain Festival. Entitled Run Forever, the film charts how Nicky, a cancer-survivor, marked 10 years post-diagnosis by running the 132-mile Lake District route. 

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25 Oct

Butchart Central To XC Title Defence

National XCClub runners from across Scotland joined Team GB athletes Callum Hawkins, Andy Butchart, and Josephine Moultrie in Cumbernauld on Saturday (22 October) for a record turnout at the 24th Scottish National XC Relays joint championships. An undulating, slightly muddy 2.5km loop greeted the juniors, with the seniors completing an additional 1.5km in near perfect weather conditions.

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21 Oct

Impressed At Trailfest

Some of the biggest names in the UK trail running scene were ‘Building the Dream’ at the second Glasgow Trailfest at Mugdock Park last Saturday (15 October). Morning sessions ranged from runs led by Debbie Martin-Consani (Centurion Running), and Marco Consani (Inov-8 and Mountain Fuel), to Casey Morgan (Compressport), James Stewart (Hoka and Team Pyllon) and Mark Russell (Kirdaka Yoga and Lululemon) hosting strength and conditioning, speedwork and yoga respectively.

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17 Oct

Daniel Shows Dutch Courage

Colin ThomasOver 12,000 runners set off from the Dutch capital’s Olympic Stadium in glorious sunshine for yesterday’s (Sunday 16 October) Amsterdam Marathon. The still conditions and flat course translated into fast times, with Kenyan Daniel Wanjiru setting a new course record of 2:05:21 to win his first marathon.

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