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Steve 'Hizzy' Hislop with his mother Margaret after winning the Isle of Man TT Race.

The 15th Hizzy Memorial Run route revealed

The route for this year’s fundraising motorbike ride in memory of racing champion Steve ‘Hizzy’ Hislop has been revealed, and it will be going far and wide, taking in both England and East Lothian.

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Guy Learmonth made the decision to go back to the Borders after failing to make the the Rio Olympics. Photograph: Gary Hutchison/SNS

Guy Learmonth takes step back to move forward

For readers d’un certain age, the arrival of the Victor on the newsagent’s shelves of a Friday afternoon signalled the availability of the latest instalment in the unlikely life of athletics’ great working-class hero. Alf Tupper, otherwise known as “The Tough of the Track”, was the outlier made good, working as a welder by day but burning off his running rivals the night before by rewarding himself with a healthy helping of fish and chips rather than a refreshing power shake.

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Jedburgh Border Games treasurer John Steede.

Jedburgh gears up for its 164th games

Jedburgh Border Games – said to be the “Blue Riband” of the Border Games circuit - returns next weekend as the open athletics season reaches Riverside Park on Saturday.

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