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19 May

More Than Just A Run In The Park

parkrun 2016 Annual Report

The global running phenomenon that is parkrun celebrated its twelfth birthday in 2016 and as it enters its teenage years has produced, perhaps belatedly, its first ever Annual Report. The 58-page report contains a wealth of amazing stories, facts and stats but was published just before the remarkable statistic emerged that over one million parkruns were completed during last month (April) – for the record it took seven years for the first million to be racked up!

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16 May

Douglas Lives Up To Billing

Andy Douglas showed no signs of feeling the pressure as he secured victory at Saturday's (13 May) UK Inter-Counties Senior Hill Championship, held on a course in the Broughton Heights in the Borders. The pre-race favourite set the pace from the early stages in what was a highly competitive field, and crossed the line 19 seconds ahead of his closest rival.

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15 May

Spartan Returns


The Spartan obstacle race series returns to Scotland this summer, featuring challenging hills that will do their best to drain the energy from your legs. The Spartan Edinburgh Beast, Ultra Beast, and Sprint Weekend will be held on on 22-23 July at Spittal Farm in Ninemileburn, Midlothian.

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