Scottish Running Guide News

1 Nov

New York Dawns For 50,000

New York MarathonWhile it is unlikely to witness a new world record, Sunday’s TCS New York City Marathon always provides a spectacle in itself with up to 50,000 participants set to start the race. The event, part of the World Marathon Majors, is frequently seen as the focal point of a runner’s season, with a host of UK entrants set to compete.

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30 Oct

Running Through History

Culloden runnersThe gale force winds and driving rain did not deter the 512 competing at the Culloden Runs on Sunday (26 October). The historical event, which features a 10K and 17.46K at the Culloden Battlefield, experienced  ‘real highland weather’ according to organiser Paul Corrigan who praised the ‘hardy folk’ who took part.

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30 Oct

North Korean Marathon Opens Doors

North Korean MarathonWhile the London, Boston and New York Marathons all have a reputation for being notoriously difficult to enter, it might just be trumped by Pyongyang Marathon in North Korea. The event has announced that it will allow overseas runners the opportunity to register for the 2015 race: only the second time organisers have done so since it was established in 1981.

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