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11 Feb 2016
British Heart Foundation is challenging the nation to run a marathon within a month as part of the new MyMarathon challenge.
22 Jan 2016
Nicky Ashwell, who wears a prosthetic hand that harnesses motors and microprocessors, is taking on London Marathon to raise awareness of stigma and infrastructure barriers faced by disabled people.
7 Jul 2015
A 14-year-old from Fife is organising a Fun Run in St Andrews after her maths teacher was diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease.
11 Jun 2015
A team of runners, featuring Scottish Sun editor Gordon Smart, is attempting to run from Inverness to Skye in 5 days.
14 Jan 2015
Running enthusiast Fiona Edwards has made a name for herself on the Scottish running scene by turning up before events to sell her home-made tablet to participants
2 May 2014
A new ballot for charities has been launched by Virgin Money London Marathon.
18 Apr 2014
The runner who tragically died after completing the London Marathon has raised over £70,000 for charity
13 Mar 2014
The people of Edinburgh will be digging out their running kit and fancy dress costumes on 23 March as Sport Relief comes to the city.
28 Jan 2014
The Princes Trust are looking to recruit runners for their first appearance at Edinburgh Marathon Festival
24 Oct 2013
GB and Scotland international runner Andrew Lemoncello has broken the world treadmill half marathon record and raised nearly 30,000 US dollars for Down's Syndrome awareness.
27 Sep 2013
GB & Scotland international runner Andrew Lemoncello, whose daughter was recently born with Down Syndrome is attempting to break the world half marathon record for a treadmill to raise funds for an associated charity.
20 Sep 2013
A performance coach from Cardiff has set himself the challenge of completing 28 ultra-marathons in 28 days as part of the Stoptober campaign to get people to quit smoking.
19 Sep 2013
The 2013 Virgin London Marathon raised a record Ã�Â£53m for charity, a record-setting figure.
30 Aug 2013
British Heart Foundation's Winter Warmer series of walks and runs returns to Scotland in October and November.
7 Aug 2013
Staff members from Thistle Hotels are participating in a 1,400 mile challenge this month as part of their Lite@Nite campaign.
4 Jul 2013
London 2012 hero Richard Whitehead will attempt to run from John O'Groats to Land's End this summer.
25 Jun 2013
Entries for the World Marathon Challenge are now open.
24 Apr 2013
Commuters are being asked to swap trains for trainers on Friday (26 April) for the first global Run To Work Day.
26 Mar 2013
Former Miss Scotland Jennifer Reoch joined recovering cancer patient Adele Taylor and cancer nurse turned charity worker Patricia Daniel to encourage Scottish runners to join the Macmillan Cancer Care teams for Edinburgh Marathon Festival on May 25 and 26
19 Feb 2013
Blind runner, Hazel McFarlane is taking on the Glasgow to Edinburgh double marathon for the Royal National Institute of Blind People.