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22 Jun

Honouring The Miracle Workers

Claire and Grant Kelly have always flown solo when taking on the epic challenge of running 26.2 miles. That will change at this year’s Baxters Loch Ness Marathon though as the husband and wife will complete their next marathon journey side by side in honour of their baby daughter and the team of medics who have brought her back from the brink of death three times.

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21 Jun

Big Apple, Bigger Appeal

There is still time to take your place at the startline at the world’s largest marathon – the TCS New York City Marathon. Taking you from Staten Island through the five boroughs of New York to the finish in Central Park, this will be an experience that stays with runners for a lifetime.

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18 Jun

Glasgow's Big Running Weekend

Calum Hawkins at the 2017 Brian Goodwin 10K

Glasgow was the centre of race action in Scotland this weekend. Friday evening saw the Brian Goodwin Memorial 10K where the highlight was a world-class run from Callum Hawkins (Kilbarchan AAC) who broke the tape on 29:12 just 12 seconds ahead of Luke Traynor (Giffnock North) and third-placed Shettleston Harrier Tewodle Mengisteab (31:20). Hawkins broke the course record by over a minute as he warmed up for his appearance in the World Championships in London in August.

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16 Jun

Aegean Airlines Offering Discounted Flights For Limassol Marathon

Limassol beach scene

Organisers of the 2018 Limassol Marathon have announced special flight rates with Greek airline Aegean Airlines for all international runners travelling to the event on the weekend of Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 March 2018. Aegean is offering a 40% discount on all direct flights to Cyprus and a 20% discount on all connecting flights to Cyprus for all passengers who book between 13-19 June 2017.

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15 Jun

Hawkins Targets Sub 60

Callum Hawkins will lead a group of seven men chasing the sub-60 minute barrier at the eighth edition of the Mattoni Olomouc Half Marathon in the Czech Republic on 24 June. The Scot will take part in the event as he continues his preparation for the marathon at the IAAF World Championships in London in August.

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