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23 Sep

Loch Ness Looms

Loch Ness MarathonOver 8,000 runners will descend on Inverness this Sunday (25 September) for the 15th edition of Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running. The Highland capital will come alive with runners and spectators on Sunday for the marathon, River Ness 10K, 10K Corporate Challenge, River Ness 5K and the Wee Nessie fun run for pre-school children.

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22 Sep

Double Heart Attack Survivor Tackles Subway 5K

John McCabeA man who’s survived two heart attacks will run the Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K in Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park on Sunday (25 September) to raise heart-health awareness. Since his health problems, 44-year-old John McCabe from Livingston has dramatically changed his lifestyle and started training for a number of endurance events.

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21 Sep

RAW Talent In Ayrshire

RAWClose to 100 runners took on the River Ayr Way (RAW) Challenge in sunny conditions on Saturday (17 September). David McLure finished men’s winner in 4:57:30 with Morgan Windram-Geddes of Fife AC fastest female (5:55:01). The fastest relay team was made up of Alick Walkinshaw, Alan Tait and Alistair Cox with a combined time of 4:46.

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19 Sep

Sunny Stadium 10K

Cumbernauld 10K logo

700 runners enjoyed ideal conditions - dry, bright and fresh - at yesterday's (18 September) Cumbernauld 10K. An interesting course - nice wide avenues in the early stages, some downhill stretches and lochside views - offset a tougher second half.

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16 Sep

Callum Hawkins Aims For Great Scottish Run Glory

Callum Hawkins on the finish line at the 2015 Great Scottish Run

Participants and kerbside fans alike are in for a real treat on Sunday, 2 October as Scotland's stars of 2016 - Callum Hawkins and Tsegai Tewelde - go head to head with top overseas opposition at the Bank of Scotland Great Scottish Run Half Marathon. No Scot has won the prestigious autumn title since it was first staged in 1991 but with Hawkins and Tewelde reaching new heights this year, the possibility of home success is real.

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