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NEW ABERDEEN FAMILY RUN IS A SELL-OUT The inaugural Simplyhealth Great Aberdeen Run is shaping up to be a day to remember, as the family run has reached capacity two weeks before the event takes place. Great Korir Move Sees Hawkins Beaten In XCountry Callum Hawkins saw victory snatched from his grasp in heartbreaking fashion as Leonard Korir sealed a memorable win in the Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh International XCountry Sir Mo Farah Plans To Go Out With A Bang The quadruple Olympic champion renews rivalries with American Garrett Heath in the Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh International XCountry Simplyhealth Great Run Series Kicks off in Edinburgh THOUSANDS of runners will kick off 2017 in style when the Simplyhealth Great Edinburgh Winter Run returns to the capital. Laura Muir To Captain Great Britain At XCountry Laura Muir has today been announced as the captain of the British Athletics team for the Great Edinburgh International XCountry, taking place on Saturday 7 January 2017. Farah And Hawkins In 40-Strong GB Squad For XC Farah, who finished second at last year’s edition of the popular cross country race, will line-up alongside the European cross country championships senior men’s bronze medallist Callum Hawkins (Robert Hawkins) who will return to compete on home soil USA's Heath Returns To XCountry To Defend Title Heath has been victorious three times in a row in the mud, grass and hills around Arthur’s Seat in Scotland’s capital, and will return on January 7 to defend his 8km title in the team event between USA, Britain and Europe Mo Determined To Make Cross-Country Return The double-double Olympic champion has put himself forward for selection to the Great Britain team in the upcoming Great Edinburgh International XCountry Record year for Morrisons Great Winter Run Celebration of running at Holyrood includes innovative new event at Morrisons Great Edinburgh XCountry Great Edinburgh XCountry launches innovative mixed relay Laura Muir, one of the world’s fastest 1500m runners in 2014, will be leading the home challenge in an innovative mixed team international relay race in the Great Edinburgh XCountry at Holyrood Park on Saturday.