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30 Sep

Great Expectations In Glasgow

GSRAround 30,000 runners will take to the streets of Glasgow this weekend (1-2 October) as the Great Scottish Run returns to the city. Proceedings kick off with tomorrow’s Super Saturday, featuring a Toddler Dash, Family Mile and Junior Run. Then on Sunday, elite athletes and recreational runners will head off from George Square for the half marathon and 10k.

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29 Sep

Bennachie Is Back

Bennachie startlineHill, trail and road runners from across Scotland will be limbering up for the 27th Bennachie Hill Race on Sunday (2 October). The popular annual event, hosted by the Garioch Roadrunners, also serves – along with Morven and Cairn William – as the third and final event in the Aberdeenshire Hill Race series.

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27 Sep

Bekele’s Best At Berlin Marathon

Berlin Marathon finishEthiopia's world 5,000m and 10,000m record holder, Kenenisa Bekele, missed the world record by an agonising six seconds as he outpaced Kenya’s Wilson Kipsang to win the BMW Berlin Marathon yesterday (Sunday 25 September). Bekele used his track speed to great effect as he accelerated clear of Kipsang in an epic duel to win the 43rd edition of this Abbott World Marathon Major race.

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23 Sep

Loch Ness Looms

Loch Ness MarathonOver 8,000 runners will descend on Inverness this Sunday (25 September) for the 15th edition of Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running. The Highland capital will come alive with runners and spectators on Sunday for the marathon, River Ness 10K, 10K Corporate Challenge, River Ness 5K and the Wee Nessie fun run for pre-school children.

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22 Sep

Double Heart Attack Survivor Tackles Subway 5K

John McCabeA man who’s survived two heart attacks will run the Subway Helping Hearts Family 5K in Edinburgh’s Holyrood Park on Sunday (25 September) to raise heart-health awareness. Since his health problems, 44-year-old John McCabe from Livingston has dramatically changed his lifestyle and started training for a number of endurance events.

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