Fans of one of Scotland’s most famous nineteenth century writers, Sir Walter Scott, can enjoy a festive 5k run based at his extraordinary home on Sunday, 8 December.
It was appropriate that local rivals Bellahouston Harriers should take home the men's and women's team prizes at Bellahouston Road Runners' Jimmy Irvine 10K on Sunday (17 November). The autumn event pays tribute to one of the Road Runners' founding members but Jimmy Irvine was also a very successful Harrier for many years.
Both the 2018 and 2019 Babcock 10k Series ladies' champions have entered the 2020 event, and both are expected to contest the title when the trio of races kicks off next May.
All three Scottish members of team GB and NI competing in this weekend’s prestigious mountain running events in Patagonia, Argentina, made the top 10 in their respective races.
Following hot on the heels of the new Glasgow parkrun at Queen's Park comes details of the launch of a six race series which will take place across some of the south side's best loved parks. South by Five (the races are over the classic 5k distance) is the idea of ultra running enthusiast Alex Osborne.
Entries are set to open at noon on Friday (15 November) for Run Garioch, one of Scotland’s most popular running festivals. The event, based in Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, attracts nearly 3500 runners of all ages and abilities across its six races.
Athens Marathon is self described as 'The Authentic'. It could equally be dubbed 'The Original' because the point-to-point course commemorates the legendary feat of Athenian herald Pheidippides, who ran from Marathon to Athens to deliver news of victory in the Battle of Marathon (490 BC) before expiring after uttering the immortal words: “Joy, we have won”.
Swansea-based race organisers Tough Runner UK have just announced details of their second Scottish event. Entries to Drumlanrig Trail 5K, 10K and Half Marathon (Sunday, 5 July 2020), will open online this Friday (15 November).
A record 1634 athletes signed up to take part in the Lindsays Short Course XC Championships on Saturday (9 November).