19 April 2012
News - 5000 Rock Out In Capital
The Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series made its UK debut on Sunday (April 15) as 5,000 runners took part in the inaugural half marathon event in Edinburgh. For only the second time in the series' history the race was won by a female, Portuguese runner Leonor Carneiro, who completed the 13.1 miles in 1:16.05.
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News - Hit The Wall With New Ultra
Built almost 2000 years ago by the Emperor Hadrian, Hadrian's Wall was originally a military fortification and today stands as a UNESCO World Heritage site and a popular tourist attraction. On June 23 and 24, it is set to become the backdrop for Rat Race Adventure Sport's new ultra distance event entitled The Wall.
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Advice - The Runner's Cupboard
Whether it's a spring marathon or an aim to get fitter and faster, many of us are embarking on healthier lifestyles. I say 'embarking' as unfortunately, many of our well-intentioned plans can get lost in our busy lifestyles. The secret of success when it comes to changing lifelong habits for the better, is planning and that includes being prepared - with a few essentials on hand, there really is no excuse for giving in to that take-away.
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Competition - Springtime Style with Brooks
We are giving away a fantastic Brooks apparel package for men and women - the perfect way to spring into your training this season...
Brooks running apparel always looks the part with its colourful detailing and clever styling. The bonus is that it not only looks good, it works well too - meaning that you can concentrate on making the most of your training session.
To see the prizes on offer visit our competitions page where you can also enter!
Poll - The Barefoot Question
The recent debate about "Barefoot Running" is a controversial one, with some runners now deeply committed to their minimalist shoes, others still prefer shoes that offer support and cushioning.
Most people still prefer to run with cushioning, while some others are considering trying out minamalist running, with committed minamalists in third place this week.
Let us know your thoughts on our polls page, or over on our Facebook page
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 - Spring Edition
The bumper 112-page spring issue of SCOTTISH RUNNING GUIDE is currently available from all our usual outlets!
This edition is packed with news, advice on rethinking your breathing technique, ways to keep your larder stocked with healthy food as well as our regular race listing and three month log-book.
We also take a look at the running scene in the Highlands and the Isle of Skye Half Marathon features as our race profile.
On top of that we explore the world of adventure racing and find out more about the brand new Edinburgh Kilomathon!