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27 Jul

Scottish 10K Fits The Bill

Scottish 10KWith less than eight weeks to go until the Scottish Half Marathon and 10K, one participant is hoping his involvement will inspire others to tackle life’s hardships head on. 76-year-old Bill Neill has signed up to run the Scottish 10K on Sunday 18 September as a stand against his ongoing battle with cancer.

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26 Jul

Tuff Love

The GatheringExcitement is building for the MacTuff Kids event on Saturday (30 July) with all 450 places being sold. Parents and kids will both take part in the 3–5K Obstacle Mud Run at Knockhill Racing Circuit in Fife.

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25 Jul

Mo Flows But Laura Steals The Show

Laura MuirThe Muller Anniversary Games at the London Olympic Stadium produced two days of the highest quality athletics, with Mo Farah bringing the curtain down with a sub-13 minute 5000m victory. However, for runABC reporter Alan Newman, the standout performance was a gutsy British record for Laura Muir in the 1500m – erasing Dame Kelly Holmes’ 12-year-old mark in the process.

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23 Jul

Stakes Are Raised For Limassol Marathon

action from the Limassol Marathon

The 2017 Limassol Marathon GSO is all set to be the best yet after organisers announced three enhancements to the arrangements for the 11th edition of this popular event in Cyprus on Sunday, 19 March. The race was voted Best International Marathon in Europe in 2015 and more than 13,000 runners are expected to run the marathon or one of the supporting events in this idyllic location.

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22 Jul

Mo-Bo Show Back In Town

Mo Farah winsThe world’s fastest man and Britain’s double Olympic champion both return to the stage of their London 2012 exploits for the Muller Anniversary Games at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park tonight (Friday, 22 July) and on Saturday. Usain Bolt and Mo Farah are amongst a galaxy of stars set to entertain capacity crowds as the IAAF Diamond League comes to town.

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21 Jul

Testing Times At Snowdonia

Snowdonia Trail RaceWet conditions at Elim Peugeot International Snowdon Race ensured the 600 plus strong field were in line for an even more challenging 10 miles of mountain running on Sunday (16 July). The event, celebrating its 41st edition, saw teams from Wales, England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Ireland and Italy go head-to-head, with England prevailing in the team competition.

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20 Jul

Run With A View

DuncanAfter launching a competition to find the best running views in the UK, personalised clothing retailer Banana Moon declared Scotland the winner. Photo competition entries ranged from dusky sunsets, to marathon achievements and running club selfies.

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19 Jul

Are You Ready For Rio?

Mo Farah OlympicsThe Olympic Stadium has been prepared, the athletes have been selected and mosquitoes ordered to behave themselves, so we are all set for the greatest sporting spectacle on earth. The Games of the XXXI Olympiad, commonly known as Rio 2016, will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from 5 August 2016 and British Athletics have announced a team of 80 athletes who will compete.

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