Scottish Running Guide News

28 Aug

Stars Join Great North Run Celebrations

Sting

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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22 Aug

LP Run Comes Round Again

LP Run

Edinburgh Running Network's LP Run returns to the capital on Sunday (24 August) for its fifth staging. The run is based on the oldest race in Houston, Texas (now in its 47th year), and involves running as many Revolutions Per Minute (laps) of a track as you can during 33 and a third minutes, all the while listening to music.

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21 Aug

What Moves Runners?

A group of American film makers have launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund a feature-length documentary that explores the inspiration and motivation modern cultures associate with running. What Moves You? is told from the point-of-view of runners from all walks of life and follows the stories of five very different runners in a quest to discover if they possess a similar intrinsic urge to run.

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