Calling all women runners
During long runs, when fatigue is setting in and energy levels are sinking fast, I often fantasise about a steady supply of sugar to fuel me on the way, some friendly encouragement to keep going and a welcome glass of something fizzy at the end.
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The Aviva Tour of Britain is British Cycling’s premier road cycling event giving cycling fans the opportunity to see the world’s best teams and riders competing on their door step. Scottish cycling enthusiasts will be treated to two stages this year, with Stage 4 visitingÂ Edinburgh for the first time in the history of the race.
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Starting the day at Dunbar Primary School, Judy Murray kicked off the first of nine Tennis on the Road sessions as part of a four day roadshow across East Lothian.
Continue reading Judy Murray brings Andy and Jamieâ€™s childhood games to Roadshow
Families flocked to Musselburgh Racecourse last month for a day designed to entertain and engage children in the sport of horseracing.Â Â Children were entertained not only by top action on the track, but by a new interactive â€˜Kids love the Racesâ€™ roadshow.
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One of the UKâ€™s most promising junior tennis players will compete against some of the best in the world in Paris later this month.Â Eleven year old Edinburgh local Jacob Fearnley has been selected as the only UK representative (and first ever Scottish player) to take part in the Longines Future Tennis Aces Competition where he will have the chance to compete for the trophy.Â The two finalists will also win sports equipment funding until their 16th birthday.
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Midlothian Council has officially met Paralympian Sean Fraser to congratulate him on his success at this year’s Paralympic Games in London. Swimmer Sean took three fifth places at the Games and also placed sixth in the 100m butterfly and seventh in the 100m freestyle.
Continue reading Welcome to Midlothianâ€™s Paralympian Hero