Scottish Running Guide News

1 Sep

Running Awards To Return in 2015

Running Awards Logo

Following the success of the inaugural Running Awards in April this year, organisers have confirmed they will return in 2015. The Running Awards is an independent annual awards ceremony celebrating the best of running and its culture, with runners and consumers nominating and voting for their favourite products, brands, publications, sports retailers and events.

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31 Aug

Back To The Start For Judo Star Euan

Euan Burton and Gemma Gibbons

Following the news that, Gemma Gibbons, is starting the Scottish Half Marathon on Saturday 6 September, it’s been confirmed that her husband, and fellow judo star, Euan Burton will also be appearing at the start of the race. Euan is used to launching big events as he was chosen as Scotland’s flag bearer at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony this summer.

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28 Aug

Stars Join Great North Run Celebrations


Singer-songwriter, Sting, and entertainers Ant and Dec will join a stellar cast at the Great North Run Million opening ceremony on Thursday 4 September. The former Police frontman will perform ‘The Last Ship’, from his album and upcoming Broadway play of the same name - inspired by and drawn from his childhood growing up beside the Swan Hunter shipyard.

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23 Aug

King Of The Ultra

William SichelWilliam Sichel’s performance at last month’s Sri Chinmoy Self-Transcendence Race in New York saw him run further in a single, measured race than any other UK athlete has ever done. We talk to him about how he prepared for the race and what it's like to run for 50 consecutive days.

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