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John Muir Way Ultra Marathon

As part of the John Muir Festival weekend – this 50k ultra marathon is the first in East Lothian, and takes place along the scenic coastline, with the finish at Foxlake Adventures, near Dunbar. Run the whole thing or as a relay team running 25k each.

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Beginner’s guide to ultra running


Ultra running, or running long distances, is a fast growing sport. We bring you a guide to getting started. Read more ›

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Jedburgh Running Festival

This popular borders-based running festival manages to cram in a 38-mile three peaks ultra marathon, a relay race, a canicross race, a half marathon, a 10k and a wheelchair and handbike race all in the space of two days. See the website for more details.

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Edinburgh Ultra Festival 2 (2015)

Take your fitness up a level! The Ultra Festival returns, and challenges attendees by taking them up the seven hills of Edinburgh (14 mile circular tour), a trip up Arthur’s Seat in the dark and guided runs with babies in buggies!
There are workshops in the afternoon with adventure runner Shona Thompson (interviewed in our issue 28), and food and nutrition expert Rin Cobb. Day two has a seminar with renowned ultra runner Dr Andrew Murray (also interviewed in our issue 25)

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