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2 Oct

Video Of The Week - Genghis Khan Ice Marathon

Our video of the week is from runABC contributor, Shona Thomson, in anticipation of her attempt to run the inaugural Genghis Khan Ice Marathon in Mongolia next year. Shona will be joined by a team which includes adventurer and ultra runner Dr Andrew Murray. It’s sure to be a blockbuster effort! 

16 Sep

In The Hoof Prints Of Ghengis Khan…

Shona ThomsonRegular contributor, Shona Thomson, is preparing for an expedition to Mongolia in January 2016 to help raise funds for Riding for the Disabled (RDA) West and Central Scotland and the Scottish Association of Mental Health (SAMH). The adventure will see Shona run the inaugural Ghengis Khan Ice Marathon along the River Tuul in minus 40 degrees Celsius with a handful of other runners including Doctor Andrew Murray. We caught up with Shona to find out a little bit more about the expedition.

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2 Sep

Video of the Week - Winter Run

Summer may barely be over but we're already looking ahead to winter with our video of the week. Cancer Research UK Winter Run Series – the world's first winter themed 10k running series – takes place this year, with events in Liverpool, London, and Manchester. Check out the video to whet your appetite.

26 Aug

Steeled For Action

Gemma SteelShe might be an internationally-acclaimed runner, but European Cross Country Champion Gemma Steel is anything but the archetypal elite athlete. Unlike nearly every other top runner, she is as reluctant to race on the track as even the most standard of joggers. 

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