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9 Feb


TrainspottingIt’s one of the most iconic opening scenes in British cinema - Ewan McGregor sprinting down Edinburgh’s Princes Street in the 1996 classic Trainspotting. Now runners have the chance to emulate Mark Renton by taking the Trainspotting Tour from Edinburgh Marathon Festival Running Tours.

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6 Feb

Great Scots

Callum HawkinsThere were a number of outstanding performances from Scottish athletes competing abroad at the weekend (4-5 February) with record-breaking victories from Callum Hawkins and Laura Muir.

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3 Feb

200 Not Out For Mo

Mo DonohueSaturday 11 February will see Maurice Donohue run his 200th 10k in 200 consecutive days as part of his 365 Day 10K Challenge. 10,000m 1970 Commonwealth Games gold medallist Lachie Stewart will be starting the run, which will be marked out around Balloch Country Park in West Dunbartonshire.

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2 Feb

Out Of Africa

Michael CrawleyEdinburgh athlete Michael Crawley will take a break from writing up his doctorate thesis on the cultural aspects of Ethiopian distance running to join what promises to be a record number of competitors in the Inverness Half Marathon on 12 March. The Corstorphine club member last competed in the Inverness race two years ago when he finished runner-up, seven seconds behind Shettleston’s Tewolde Mengisteab who won in 1hr 6min 48secs.

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