Scottish Running Guide News

30 Jul

Musical Healing

Runners with headphones

New research suggests that listening to music after a run can speed your recovery. The information, published in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, also backs previous findings that you get less benefit from music the harder you run.

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27 Jul

Aussie Marathon Joy in Glasgow

Mike Shelley, Commonwealth marathon winner 2014

There was Australian joy in both the men and women's marathon today (Sunday 27 July) in Glasgow at the Commonwealth Games.  Mike Shelley went one better than his Delhi silver medal in 2010 storming to a decisive victory in a PB of 2:11:15 while compatriot Jess Trengove finished third in the women's race behind the Kenyan one-two of Flomena Cheyech Daniel and Caroline Kilel.

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25 Jul

Your View Of The Glasgow Marathon

The People's Palace at Glasgow GreenWith the news that Mo Farah will no longer be competing in the 5,000 and 10,000m, the legions of distance runners following the Commonwealth Games can take solace in the spectacle of this Sunday’s (27 July) marathon. The route, which will start and finish in Glasgow Green, has been designed to allow spectators a number of ideal vantage points to view the race.

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24 Jul

Commonwealth Names

With Scottie dogs stealing the show at last night’s Commonwealth Games opening ceremony, it’s fitting that another set of dogs have been named after Team Scotland athletes. Dogs Trust Glasgow is getting behind team Scotland by naming 11 Lurcher puppies after the athletes to help them win loving homes.

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