Scottish Running Guide News

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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14 Nov

Scots Lead Charge At Dash

Beth PotterA number of leading Scottish runners are preparing for this weekend’s Age UK Leeds Abbey Dash. The Scottish contingent will represent a reunion of Commonwealth athletes—including Beth Potter, Steph Twell, Laura Whittle, Eilish McColgan and Callum Hawkins—with hopes for a series of strong performances at a 10K race that has established itself as one of the fastest in the circuit.

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