Scottish Running Guide News

25 Nov

Jo Makes BBC Shortlist

Jo Pavey

Supermum Jo Pavey is the sole runner on the shortlist for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year. The 41-year-old captured the imagination of the British public this summer when winning European 10,000m gold and Commonwealth 5000m bronze less than a year after giving birth to her second child.

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24 Nov

I'm Arthur The Running Dog Get Me Out Of Here

Swedish Peak Performance TeamA stray dog in Ecuador has been adopted by the captain of a Swedish Peak Performance Team after joining the athletes as they took part in the 40k trek for the final stages of the Adventure Racing World Championship. Team captain Mikael Lindnord shared a meatball with the dog, Arthur, then a few kilometres into the race realised the dog was following him and his teammates.

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19 Nov

Coast To Coast For Drew

Gosforth HarriersWith all those evenings running in the wind and rain, the ups and downs of taking part in races together and the advice you rely upon when you have a niggling injury, its little surprise that your running buddies become a great source of support. One club, Newcastle’s Gosforth Harriers, are showing how true this sentiment is by organising a 140 mile coast-to-coast run to raise money for one of their members, Drew Graham.

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17 Nov

Scots Dominate At Dash

Leading field at Leeds Abbey DashDespite wet conditions, the Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash lived up to its reputation as one of the quickest races on the circuit with a series of fast times posted. Almost 10,000 runners took part with the Scottish contingent putting on an impressive display by securing a 1-2 in both the male and female fields. Central AC’s Andrew Butchart narrowly edged out international teammate Callum Hawkins to take first position, with Steph Twell and Eilish McColgan leading the women home.

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