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28 Aug

Visually Impaired Runner Takes On Men’s 10K

Gus McLeodThe inaugural Edinburgh Men’s 10K will take place on 1 November and for one participant the race is part of an amazing transformation. Gus McLeod, from Lochend, began losing his sight at the age of 26, then, after losing three members of his family in quick succession, ballooned in weight to 19 stone as a result of comfort eating.

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25 Aug

Farah First In Beijing

Mo Farah after a big success

Despite a stumble in the last lap, Mo Farah retained his 10,000m world crown in Beijing on Saturday (22 August), meaning the British runner has now won six successive global distance titles. Farah faced the challenge of Kenya’s Geoffrey Kamworor and Paul Tanui, yet his trademark last-lap surge allowed him to secure first place in 27:01:13, setting a new stadium record. 

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21 Aug

Five To Go For Club Challenge

The Great Ethiopian RunThere are still five opportunities left for club runners to be in contention for one of the UK's most enticing prizes. The Great Club Challenge, part of the Great Run series, gives clubs from across the UK the chance to win a trip to Ethiopia’s capital city, Addis Ababa, to compete alongside 40,000 others at the 2015 Great Ethiopian Run.

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20 Aug

Get Your Mojo At LP Run!

LP RunRecords will be played rather than broken at the Edinburgh Running Network’s LP Run as it returns for its 6th year on Saturday (23 August). The event, based on a Texas race, involves running as many Revolutions Per Minute (laps) of a track as you can during 33 and a third minutes, listening to music as you do so. 

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