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9 Dec 2016
Alzheimer’s Research UK parkrun charity initiative
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.
7 Oct 2016
Ben Smith 401 Marathons Challenge 2016
13 Jul 2016
Alistair Gray reflects on his experience at this year's West Highland Way Race.
18 May 2016
Alistair Gray is running the West Highland Way on 18 June to help raise funds for RNIB Scotland.
12 May 2016
Help For Heroes Breakfast Fund Raising Event
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.
12 Feb 2016
The British Heart Foundation’s Winter Warmer returns to Glasgow on Sunday (14 February)
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.