Scottish Running Guide News

29 Sep

Emsley Wins Battle As Clans Gather at Loch Ness

action from the Loch Ness Marathon

The clans gathered on the shores of Loch Ness yesterday (Sunday, 28 September) but this time they did battle with running shoes and gels rather than claymores. And it was the MacDonalds - 90 strong on the day - who turned out in the largest number to win the Clan Challenge, a contest arranged to celebrate the Year of Homecoming, at the 2014 Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running.

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27 Sep

Now Tatt's An Achievement

Angie Mackenzie

Over 8,200 competitors will line up for the biggest mass participation sporting event in the north of Scotland this weekend  - the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running. Circling the famous loch, the marathon follows arguably the most scenic route in the country and is considered by many as one of the most picturesque road races in the world.

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26 Sep

Around The Blocks And Back

Roadblock Run

Over 440 runners completed the RoadBlock Run on Sunday (21 September). The sun shone on Arthur’s Seat as the runners scrambled, crawled, jumped, and waded their way through 10 obstacles to raise funds for Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland.  Iain Tomb and Arianna Andreangeli were the top male and female finishers at 44:46 and 45:32 respectively.

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25 Sep

Edinburgh Set For Ultra Fest

Ultra Edinburgh Fest

An exciting new event for runners who ‘like their miles long and off-road’ is taking place on Saturday 11 October. Edinburgh Ultra Fest will provide advice for any ultra or aspiring ultra runners. The event is hosted by ultra athlete and running coach, Andy Mouncey, and Edinburgh Run Tours host, Lucja Leonard, with special guest Dr Andrew Murray.

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