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21 Jul

Teacher Conquers St Kilda



A teacher from Fort William has become the first person to complete a marathon on the remote archipelago of St Kilda. Uninhabited for more than 80 years and 41 miles from the nearest land – Bill Cameron’s route took him dangerously near treacherous cliffs and up gradients thousands of feet high as he pounded over the rocky terrain.

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18 Jul

Businesses Up And Running For Loch Ness Marathon

Accountants, drivers, chefs and secretaries across the Highlands and beyond are among those pulling on their running shoes to train for the 10K Corporate Challenge at the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon and Festival of Running this autumn. Businesses in the public and private sectors are being encouraged to form teams of four to six runners to take on the flat, scenic route along the banks of the River Ness on 24 September.

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14 Jul

Limassol Marathon Has It Neatly Packaged

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Runners looking to cheer themselves up after the rigours of the British winter need look no further than OPAP Limassol Marathon GSO (17/18 March 2018). Organisers have confirmed that two levels of race packages are now on offer with the #runlimassol package including discounted race entry and T-shirt, and the premium #runlimassolPlus including the lowest accommodation rates, 50% discount on race entry, technical T-shirt, pasta party pass, finisher’s photo, race pack delivery to the hotel and transportation to the start line.

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13 Jul

Isle Of Man Shaping Up For 2017 Marathon

Isle of Man Marathon

Regarded as one of the top running events in the UK due to its stunning course, which starts and finishes in Ramsey, the Microgaming Isle of Man Marathon and Half Marathon is certainly a race that will place high on any runner’s CV. Scheduled for Sunday 13 August, the 2017 event will include a marathon relay, giving a team of four the opportunity to complete 26.2 miles.

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