Scottish Running Guide News

23 Jul

Sharp Eyes Games Success

Lynsey Sharp

European 800m champion, Lynsey Sharp, recorded a confidence-boosting victory at the 32nd Madrid Grand Prix International on Saturday (19 July) ahead of the Commonwealth Games. Lynsey who came fifth at the Sainsbury's Grand Prix event at Hampden on 12 July finished in 1:59:72 in at the World Challenge Meeting in Madrid.

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22 Jul

Have A Ball In Berlin

Berlin Marathon

Berlin has been in the spotlight recently with the German men's football team parading their World Cup trophy around the capital's streets. And on 28 September, around 40,000 runners will get to follow in their footsteps (well, sort of) by taking part in the 41st Berlin Marathon. Travel packages are still available from Sports Tours International but those wishing to take part are advised to enter soon to avoid disappointment.

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17 Jul

20 Mo To Go

Maurice Donohue and Pat Burns

Last Saturday (12 July) Maurice Donohue notched the 80th race of his Mo Go 100 challenge as he completed the Girvan Half Marathon. Following his Mo Go 50 challenge last year, Maurice Donohue is continuing the challenge in 2014 and hopes to have completed 100 half marathons in 100 weeks to raise money for the Scottish Association of Mental Health (SAMH).

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