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  • Time To Give Your Best Effort

    9 Dec 2016

    Alzheimer’s Research UK parkrun charity initiative

  • parkrun Unites To Run Down Dementia

    9 Nov 2016

    A fundraising campaign between parkrun and Alzheimer’s Research UK has brought about a remarkable response with more than £215,000 raised for the charity.

  • One Man, 401 Days, 401 Marathons!

    7 Oct 2016

    Ben Smith 401 Marathons Challenge 2016

  • Gray’s Analysis

    13 Jul 2016

    Alistair Gray reflects on his experience at this year's West Highland Way Race.

  • Alistair Gray To Run West Highland Way

    18 May 2016

    Alistair Gray is running the West Highland Way on 18 June to help raise funds for RNIB Scotland.

  • Breakfast Like A Hero

    12 May 2016

    Help For Heroes Breakfast Fund Raising Event

  • West Dunbartonshire Goes The Extra Mile

    29 Mar 2016

    Over 100 people headed to Balloch Country Park earlier this month (Sunday 20 March) to take part in the Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile.

  • BHF To Warm Up Glasgow

    12 Feb 2016

    The British Heart Foundation’s Winter Warmer returns to Glasgow on Sunday (14 February)

  • British Heart Foundation Launches MyMarathon Challenge

    11 Feb 2016

    British Heart Foundation is challenging the nation to run a marathon within a month as part of the new MyMarathon challenge.

  • Bionic Nicky Gets Ready For London Marathon

    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.

  • Fife Teen Launches Fun Run

    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.

  • Skye's The Limit For Run 100

    11 Jun 2015

    A team of runners, featuring Scottish Sun editor Gordon Smart, is attempting to run from Inverness to Skye in 5 days.

  • Sweet Success For Fiona

    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

  • Charitable Chance Offered By London

    2 May 2014

    A new ballot for charities has been launched by Virgin Money London Marathon.

  • Tragic Runner Raises Huge Sum

    18 Apr 2014

    The runner who tragically died after completing the London Marathon has raised over £70,000 for charity

  • Edinburgh Gets Set For Sport Relief

    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.

  • Join The New Kids At Edinburgh Marathon

    28 Jan 2014

    The Princes Trust are looking to recruit runners for their first appearance at Edinburgh Marathon Festival

  • Scot Breaks Treadmill Record

    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.

  • Olympian Targetting World Record For Daughter

    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.

  • Ex-Smoker Takes On 28x28 Challenge

    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.