Scottish Running Guide News

18 Apr

Great Expectations For Edinburgh Run

Great Edinburgh RunExcitement is building for the Morrisons Great Edinburgh Run tomorrow (19 April) as thousands of competitors prepare to take on the 10-mile event. Scottish Commonwealth Games athletes, Andrew Lemoncello, Susan Partridge and Callum and Derek Hawkins will be joined by European Under 23 cross-country champion Rhona Auckland in a strong homegrown field.

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17 Apr

Golden Girl Clegg To Launch New Gym

Libby Clegg

Today (17 April), Scotland’s Commonwealth Games gold medal winner, Libby Clegg will join Xercise4Less in officially unveiling the group’s new £1million club in Edinburgh. The Paralympic sprinter from Edinburgh will be on hand to welcome new members, give fitness advice and take part in a number of sprint challenges with members and the Xercise4Less mascot the Colonel.

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16 Apr

Runners Vote Labour

Ed MilibandRunners are most likely to vote Labour according to new research launched by the British Heart Foundation. The psychological study, conducted by Mindlab, surveyed 2,000 adults across the UK and has uncovered that the type of sport we choose reveals a lot about our personality traits. 

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14 Apr

Clitheroe And Partridge Join Forces

English Commonwealth Games athlete Helen Clitheroe is to join forces with Scotland's Susan Partridge to form a cross-border duo in the Morrisons Great Edinburgh Run Team Relay on Sunday 19 April. Organisers of the ten-mile race have offered runners the chance to split the distance and tackle it as two-person teams in 2015, and Clitheroe and Partridge have decided to take up the challenge.

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