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13 Jun

Government Pledges £60k To jogscotland




Following on from the news that the Scottish Government were planning to withdraw funding for jogscotland, it has announced it will commit £60,000 towards the programme over the next two years via sportscotland. The funding is to be directed at expanding jogscotland’s reach to the inactive and underrepresented, including women, girls and older people.

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9 Jun

Excitement Skye High

Almost 900 runners are expected to head to the Inner Hebrides on Saturday (June 10) for one of the UK’s most scenic and friendliest races – the Skye Half Marathon. The race has established a reputation as the ‘hidden gem’ of the Scottish running calendar.

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6 Jun

Simply Great

Around 3,500 took to the streets of Glasgow on Sunday (4 June) for the Simplyhealth Great Women’s Run. The race was held in sunshine and clear skies, with participants running past iconic sights such as the Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow University, the Riverside Museum and the SSE Hydro, crossing the River Clyde via Bell’s Bridge then back over the Clyde Arc, before finishing in the beautiful surrounding of Kelvingrove Park.

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31 May

Up Hill At Sunset

As daylight fades in Edinburgh on Saturday evening (3 June), hundreds of runners will head for the hills to take on the iconic and historic Arthur’s Seat in Holyrood Park. The event is part of the Salomon Sunset Series, who are hosting evening runs across the UK this summer.

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