Scottish Running Guide News

29 Mar

Edwards Edges Towards 600

Steve EdwardsSteve Edwards is set to enter the history books by becoming the first person to run 600 sub 3:30 marathons.  This feat is the latest in a line of record breaking performances, with Edwards’ now having completed 674 separate 26.2 mile events; a figure which equates to a marathon every two weeks for the last 27 years. 

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26 Mar

Tenth Anniversary For Run Garioch 10K

John LenehanThousands of runners braved a chilly drizzle to take on Inverurie’s Run Garioch last Sunday (22 March). Aberdeen FC star Barry Robson, Olympic swimmer Hannah Miley, and Marc Souter and Greg Mitchell from Inverurie Locos FC all took time out of their busy schedules to encourage young runners taking part in the three-event CP&Co. Junior Run.

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25 Mar

Ladies Shine In Cartmel Sun

Hitting the trailOver 1100 competitors were treated to glorious sunshine at Cartmel Racecourse for the opener of the Lakeland Trail series. Saturday’s event saw two Lakeland girls steal the limelight, with Christina Wiejak winning the morning’s 10k Cartmel Trail Run in a new course record, while Annie Conway smashed the ladies course record in the afternoon’s 18k race.

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24 Mar

Lord Of The Runs

Sean AstinLord of the Rings star, Sean Astin, is preparing to take part in this year's Boston Marathon. He will be running the Boston event as part of Team MR8 - formed in honour of eight-year-old Martin Richard who was killed in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.

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21 Mar

Drug Testing Laws Revised

Rita JeptooThe International Association of Athletics Foundation (IAAF) has reacted to the cases of both Liliya Shobukhova and Rita Jeptoo by implementing out-of-competition testing for performance-enhancing drugs. Such is the IAAF’s determination in revising the laws, elite athletes could be subject to the testing as early as this summer. 

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