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  • Big Fun Runs Return

    2 Feb 2016

    Following its success last year, the Big Fun Run Series returns in 2016 with events in some of the most scenic parks in the UK.

  • Taxi For Serena

    18 Dec 2015

    Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Sportsperson of the Year, Serena Williams, was embroiled in a running scandal after reportedly taking a taxi to the finish line of her own 5k.

  • Record Turnout For Santa Dash

    8 Dec 2015

    Glasgow’s city centre was transformed into a sea of red and white on Sunday (6 December) as a record 6000 Santas descended upon George Square for the 9th annual Glasgow Santa Dash.

  • Supernova Sighted In Scotland

    8 Nov 2015

    The Supernova Run series launched in Scotland (Saturday, 7 November) with thousands of runners enjoying a unique 5k event at the Kelpies at Helix Park, Falkirk

  • Hundreds To Run For Moira

    21 Oct 2015

    Glasgow's Queen’s Park will play host for to Moira’s Run on Sunday (25 October) for the second year.

  • Feud Mars Farah’s Return

    14 Jul 2015

    Mo Farah marked his return to action with victory at the Diamond League in Lausanne but the performance was somewhat tarnished following a post-race altercation with Andy Vernon

  • Sandra Helping Hearts At Subway 5K

    10 Jul 2015

    Kirkcaldy woman, Sandra McLeod, will don a pair of running shoes on Sunday (12 July) to raise the profile of a rare heart condition at the SUBWAY Helping Hearts Family 5K in Edinburgh.

  • Runway Runs Prepare For Takeoff

    12 Jun 2015

    CLIC Sargen'ts Midnight Runway Runs return this year with events at Inverness, Dundee and Kirkwall Airports.

  • Ready, Steady, Glow!

    9 May 2015

    A new 5K is set to light up Falkirk on 7 November.

  • Run Or Dye Teams Up For Perth

    30 Apr 2015

    Perth Run or Dye will partner with Perth & Kinross Association of Voluntary Service (PKAVS) at Scone Palace on Saturday 18 July

  • Win Or Loos

    16 Feb 2015

    A 5K in America is offering participants an unusual incentive to run faster, by chasing after a running toilet.

  • Get Your Heart Racing At Valentine’s 5K

    5 Feb 2015

    With Valentine's Day on the horizon, a 5k in West Dunbartonshire is set to get hearts racing for singletons and lovebirds alike.

  • Fun On The Run

    15 Jan 2015

    Seventeen glorious UK park venues will play host to the Big Fun Run 5k events this year.

  • Hat's My Boy

    18 Dec 2014

    12-year-old Sean Kelt finished first at the second Dingwall Hydrotherapy Puffin Pool Santa Hat 5K on Sunday.

  • Serena Serves Up A 5K

    16 Dec 2014

    Serena Williams launched and took part in the inaugural Serena Williams Ultimate Run South Beach on Sunday (14 December).

  • Get Cracking For Christmas 5K

    27 Nov 2014

    Entries are now open for the Christmas Cracker 5K.

  • Running Against Ebola

    24 Oct 2014

    A North London student is running to raise funds for the fight against Ebola this weekend after spending two months in Sierra Leone this summer.

  • Meadows Marathon Hosting Halloween Fun Run

    21 Oct 2014

    Meadows Marathon is hosting a 5k Halloween Fun Run on 29 October 2014.

  • Fauja Returns

    20 Aug 2014

    Fauja Singh will make a welcome return to the running scene later this year after he was confirmed as the official starter of the Big Fun Run in Victoria Park

  • Big Fun Starts This Weekend

    19 Jul 2014

    The Big Fun Run 2014 series of 5ks starts this Saturday (19 July).