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142 competitors braved blustery conditions at Ardbeg Islay Half Marathon on Saturday (1 August). First held in 1986, the race saw participants head off from the island’s capital of Bowmore to Islay Airport and back in a circular route.
After 107 hours and 270 miles, Rhys Jenkins has completed the Death Valley Double - the double crossing of the Badwater Ultra Marathon route. The 28-year-old from Penarth, Wales set out with his brother, Scott, who completed the single crossing but was unable to finish the double due to injury.
William Sichel is making final preparations as he gets set to tackle La Ultra, the world's highest ultra marathon, in Kashmir, India. The Orkney-based runner will need to cope with the testing conditions of the race, which spans 333km at an average altitude of 14,500 feet.
Paula Radcliffe will act as one of the leading ambassadors for next year’s IAAF/Cardiff University World Half Marathon Championships. The event will play host to the 22nd edition of the IAAF World Half Marathon Championships, which is expected to attract a host of elite runners to the Welsh capital.
The National Adventure Awards – now in their third year – are officially open for nominations for 2015. Building on the success of previous years’ successes, the 2016 National Adventure Awards seek to recognise the very best of adventure across the UK.
Excitement is building for the Ardbeg Islay Half Marathon which returns to the Hebridean island on Saturday (1 August). The race will see participants run from the island’s capital of Bowmore to Islay Airport and back in a circular route.
A sell-out field will tackle the Devil O’ The Highlands Footrace as it celebrates its 15th anniversary on Saturday (1 August). The event is the second oldest ultra marathon in Scotland after the West Highland Way Race.
A record field took part in Edinburgh parkrun on Saturday (25 July) as the event celebrated its 300th running. 642 parkrunners – a new Scottish record – completed the free 5k at the shorefront at Cramond. Of the field, 86 were first timers with 46 running clubs represented; 126 PBs were recorded.