runABC Scotland News

10 Nov

Celebrating 125 Years Of Bellahouston Harriers

group photo of Bella Harriers

On a crisp and sunny autumn morning, following a trail linking three Glasgow parks marked only with flour and chalk, more than 40 members and friends retraced the footsteps of our predecessors to mark 125 years of Bellahouston Harriers. A multi-terrain route led runners from Bellahouston Park over grass fields, up muddy trails and along leafy pavements to the finish within Queen's Park via the beautiful surrounds of Pollok Park.

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25 Oct

Fright Night

Runners in halloween costumes

Halloween has become one of the UK’s most popular running dates with scores of events taking place on or around 31 October. ‘Zombie Runs’, ‘Fright Nights’ and ‘Ghost Runs’ have established themselves as regular fixtures on the running calendar.

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4 Oct

Pace-Off

Is using a pacer in races cheating or a useful way of achieving a PB? We look into the runABC archive from 2016 and recollect the conversation between two high-profile runners with differing views on the subject…

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20 Sep

Mates Race

Chris Broadbent in hot pursuit

I have a 10 mile race coming up next month in Brighton (writes Chris Broadbent), where I will get together with some old mates for the weekend. I'm looking forward to seeing the guys having not seen them for quite a while, with a few beers guaranteed to flow post-race.

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