Running events in Lerwick July 2018

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Running is the world’s most accessible sport. Park runs, colour runs, 5k, 10k, half marathons, marathons and ultras — all you need is a pair of trainers and off you go. Running events are hugely popular on Let’s Do This and it’s a sociable sport, so get some friends involved and achieve something extraordinary.

If you’re starting small, the 5k and 10k events are great fun and definitely worth doing even if you’re training for a bigger challenge further down the line. Getting used to the atmosphere of an event is important. You’re so much more likely to hit a better time if there’s a crowd cheering you on, people in fancy dress and a big celebration at the finish line.

Find local Running races

Today, with international organisations, local clubs and national events to choose from, there are thousands of races to discover, and we want to help you find them quickly and easily. Below you’ll find selections by running type, running location and some exceptional events to take part in.

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10k Races in Lerwick July 2018

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Marathon events in Lerwick July 2018

Set in the heart of the Scottish Highlands, the Fort William Marathon will take you on a journey through some of the areas most stunning scenery.

It is a challenging multi-terrain route taking in the spectacular sites of Fort William, including Ben Nevis, Thomas Telford's Caledonian Canal and Neptune's Staircase, The Commado Memorial, General Wade's High Bridge and the old railway viaduct.

Fort William Marathon

Nevis Range, Torlundy, Fort William
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5k Races in Lerwick July 2018

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The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Plus whats more, when you cross the finish line youll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your dog, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal! Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

Dog Jog – Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Edinburgh, GB
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Ultramarathon events in Lerwick July 2018

After the immense success of the Cowal Chase and Ultra in 2017 we are delighted to again be working with the Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust, to bring you the second Cowal Way Ultra, for 2018 the will be using a more northern section of the Cowal Way starting and finishing in Lochgoilhead. New for 2018 we are introducing an 18-mile trail run option, a Relay option of and the Ultra at a little over thirty miles, the route is designed to challenge the toughest and most seasoned of athletes, with the relay and the 18-mile trail run we believe that there is something for everyone. (please note the running events will be run in conjunction with the Gravel race.)

With almost 900m of ascent, it is fair to say that the route will take you over some varied terrain with hard packed paths, loose gravel and slightly technical forest roads,?giving you views over some of the best scenery that one of Scotland's greatest long-distance trails has to offer.

The Cowal Way Chase Ultra

Cairndow, GB

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