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Mar 24, 2016, 10:57 ET Scottish Government Invites North Americans To Celebrate Scotland Week By Sharing Scottish Selfies

 Scots and those who love all things Scottish can show their pride this Scotland Week, April 2 through 9, by sharing a "Scotland Selfie"...


Jan 20, 2016, 10:43 ET January 25 is Burns Night

Celebrate Robert Burns, Scotland's National Poet, by Taking a "Burnsie" and Listening to Outlander Star Sam Heughan Narrate the Bard's Most Famous...


Apr 04, 2015, 13:27 ET Central Park Turns Tartan as more than 8,000 Runners Participate in 12th Annual Scotland Run and First-Ever NYRR Youth Running Series

 More than 8,000 runners, ages 7 to 77, participated in the 12th Annual Scotland 10K Run and first-ever NYRR Youth Running Series at the...


Apr 05, 2014, 12:21 ET Scottish spirit runs deep in Manhattan as thousands turn out for the 11th Annual Scotland Run in Central Park

 A total of 9,500 runners covered 95,000 kilometers in 125,400,000 steps as they took on the 11th Annual Scotland Run in New York's Central...


Apr 02, 2014, 16:12 ET Central Park Turns Tartan for 11th Annual Scotland Run

 On Saturday, April 5 at 8 AM, a tide of tartan will descend on New York's Central Park as up to 9,000 runners take part in the eleventh...