Some links to other websites that you may find useful:
Born2run this website is an excellent source of information on all the races that are being run all over the country and also where a number of races can be entered on line. There is also a section on training and running news.
Jogscotland and Jogscotland in Stonehaven provide details of the organisation that are taking complete beginners and getting them to enjoy running and keeping fit. There is a very active group in Stonehaven.
The Stonehaven Half Marathon website provides details on the half marathon run annually on the first Sunday in July.