13 October 2011
News - Records Smashed In Charmer
Over 120 competitors from all parts of Scotland braved the wet and misty weather in the Highlands on Saturday (October 8) to take part in the fifth Cairngorm Charmer duathlon. The annual race proved to be highly eventful with seven new course records set in varying categories.
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News - Scots Kids Just Miss World Record
Pupils from St. Peter the Apostle's school in Clydebank last week narrowly missed out on breaking Patrick Makau's world record marathon time of 2:03:38. The World Marathon Challenge, which took place on Wednesday, October 5, invited children aged 11 to 13 to each run a 200-metre stretch as they covered the 26.2-mile distance.
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Runtalk - Running Chester
Russell Whittington, recently confirmed as a Guiness world record holder, spoke to us about celebrating his new status with a run at the Chester marathon...
On Sunday October 9 my dad and I took part in the second running of the Chester Marathon. It was the first marathon that we had run together since the London Marathon in April where we had both run personal best times. A few days before the Chester Marathon we had received verbal confirmation from the Guinness World Records that our combined time was the fastest parent and child time and would become an official world record.
Read his full story here
Poll - What Do You Enjoy Most About Autumn Running
This month, we're looking to find out what eveyone enjoys about Autumn running. Is it the fantastic array of colours of leaves, or is it the mild, but not freezing, temperature that make Autumn running enjoyable for you?
Most people continue to feel that Autumn offers an ideal temperature for running, while others enjoy the visual aspect of Autumn running.
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 events 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!
Current Issue - Autumn Edition
The 96-page autumn issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is 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!