2018 Highland Fling

By improvemyrunning | May 2, 2018

This year’s Highland Fling was again the Scottish Athletics Ultra Trail Championship, and provided a good depth of field to the always popular and incredibly well run 53 mile race along the West Highland Way from Milngavie to Tyndrum. Leading the field of IMR athletes was Rachel Normand (nee Newstead) who turned out a stellar…

Boston Marathon

By improvemyrunning | April 26, 2018

IMR’s Roger was competing at this year’s Boston Marathon in some very Scottish weather conditions, but didn’t let that dampen his spirits or his run. In his own words: “Yes indeed, it was shockingly bad weather, but I have to say that I thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience.  What an amazing event.. My IMR training continues…

FoxTrail 6hr Nocturnal Ultra

By improvemyrunning | December 14, 2017

The IMR Team had a fantastic time at the FoxTrail 6hr Nocturnal Marathon in December. Jo Newans came 3rd in a hotly contested podium with a tremendous 60km totalled. Our relay team, comprised of IMR coach Aisling alongside IMR Team Athletes Eóin Lennon and John Busby, managed not only first mixed but first team overall…

Foxtrail Race 1 2017/18

By improvemyrunning | November 6, 2017

We were down at the first of the Foxtrail Winter Series this weekend, and saw lots of Improve my Running runners down there. We are sponsoring the series, so we’ll be along to all the races, and we’ve put in a couple of prizes for runners too. If you see us there, come say ‘hello’.…

Ochil Ultra 50 Mile Race

By improvemyrunning | October 16, 2017

Another great result for IMR runner Jo Newens, 2nd lady and 1st Vet in the Ochill Ultra 50 mile race. Sounds like it was a boggy slippy day, so well done!!

Ultra Great Britain 200 mile race 2017

By improvemyrunning | August 21, 2017

And he’s done it.. 200 miles across Great Britain and joint first place, retaining his crown from last year. He finished in a time of 47 hours and 6 minutes, finishing jointly with Spencer Bunn. Well done Neil Rutherford, another huge achievement from a brilliant athlete.  

Devil of the Highlands Race 2017

By improvemyrunning | August 7, 2017

This year’s Scottish ultra marathon championships were held at the Devil of the Highlands race yesterday. The race runs from Tyndrum, along the West Highland Way to Fort William, over the Devil’s Staircase, and taking in some stunning scenery. It was a tough fought race, with some brilliant performances. Well done to everyone who took…

Dundee DRAM win for Rachel

By improvemyrunning | July 17, 2017

Rachel Newstead as been training with us here at Improve my Running. Its all coming together, and she scooped up a win at the Dundee DRAM marathon this weekend. It was hot and windy conditions, so not an easy day out, but a great result for her.

Highland Fling Race 2017

By improvemyrunning | June 27, 2017

Aisling from Improve my Running successfully completed the Highland Fling 53 mile ultra marathon in April. The Highland Fling takes in beautiful scenery along the West Highland Way from Milngavie to Tyndrum, along the beautiful shores of Loch Lomond. Well done Aisling!

Edinburgh Marathon 2017

By improvemyrunning | June 20, 2017

We are really excited about Richard Meade’s achievement at the Edinburgh marathon. Richard had been struggling with injuries before coming to see us, and had been training towards the marathon. He came in 5th place with a time of 2.38. Well done Richard!!