runABC Scotland News

18 Jan

It's Fun Being A Fan

As a runner, it’s not often I go along to watch races, writes Chris Broadbent. When I go to events, I am almost always taking part in them. But on the occasions I do go to watch events, I always enjoy them much more than expected. I had that experience most recently at the Exeter First Chance 10k.

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21 Dec

Why No Mo?

Mo FarahAnother year, another clutch of gold medals and another BBC Sports Personality of the Year snub for Mo Farah writes Chris Broadbent. Why does Britain’s greatest ever athlete consistently miss out at the UK’s biggest sports awards?

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14 Dec

Fast And Famous

Michel RouxThe presence of celebrity runners is no great novelty when it comes to mass participation events, writes Chris Broadbent. Charities frequently recruit runners from the world of showbiz to help raise funds for their worthy causes. Given their high profile, it’s often very successful.

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23 Nov

Bah Humbug

PresentIt’s just over a month to go now and I can see it coming already, writes Chris “Grinch” Broadbent. Santa’s already started to wrap the running gifts coming my way.

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16 Nov

Tour De Force

Memphis running tourWhether participating in races or simply looking to get some exercise, many of us try to incorporate running into our holidays. What better way to explore your new surroundings than by putting on your running shoes and pounding the unfamiliar pavements? In reality, however, it can be stressful experience.

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