26 August 2011
News - Gladiator Steps Into Marathon Arena
For most of us running a marathon is a gladiatorial task in itself, however one athlete is taking it to the next level. Michael Golding, who lives at Rockfield, near Portmahomack, plans to run October's Baxter's Loch Ness Marathon wearing gladiator armour that he has designed and constructed himself.
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News - Dumpling Duathlon Part Two
Following the success of last year's inaugural event, organisers have confirmed the return of The Dumpling Duathlon to the Scottish running calendar. Taking place on Saturday, October 1, the duathlon brings together competitors and families alike in the beautiful countryside of Gartocharn, Loch Lomond.
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Runtalk - Take Two from Mizuno
SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE regular Angela Hibbs knows a thing or two about running shoes. An accomplished runner from the north-east of England, she boasts a 10K PB of 35:54 and has undertaken a marathon distance in 2:52:50. So when two pairs of Mizuno trainers arrived at HQ, we knew just the person to give them a whirl...
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New Poll - Running To Music, Your Thoughts?
Our new poll over at scottishrunningguide.com is asking whether music is a useful tool for runners, to help them perform better, or whether it is a dangerous distraction.
Do you run with music, or do you prefer to listen to the sounds around you? Perhaps you've had a bad experience while running with or without tunes?
Let us know what you think on our polls page, or over on our facebook page.
Competition - Brighten Your Run With Brooks
Looking after number one when you are out on the road is a top priority and making sure you can be seen by other road users is essential.
Brooks' Nightlife collection offers something for all runners looking for high-contrast colour and retroreflectivity in their running apparel.
scottishrunningguide.com has teamed up with Brooks Running to offer three lucky readers the chance to win a deluxe Nightlife colourway package!
Check out our competitions page to find out what's on offer and to enter!
You can find lots of race listings and results here on our race listings page.
You can also add your race's details to our event listings by signing up here.
Good luck to everyone racing this weekend, and remember you can check our race listings for your results!
New Issue - Autumn Edition
The 96-page autumn issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is now available at all our usual outlets!
This edition is packed full of running news, advice on how to be a lighter runner, race listing, and our three month log-book. We've also got a fantastic new running route at Dumfries and Galloway's picturesque Mabie Forest, as well as our regular race profile.
This quarter, we've teamed up with Brooks to bring you our brilliant autumn competition and there's also a brand new equipment supplement along with a fantastic yoga for runners guide!
To find out where you can pick up your free copy now, click here!