Westies in the mid 1980s

More old photos from the archive. This lot are around 1985-87. Again, I'd be grateful if you could supply names and details where I haven't been able to.

Trellisick Estate 10K

It was happenstance that found me on the start line of this wonderfully hilly 10K trail race in Cornwall on my 'rest week' prior to the Alpine adventure planned from Sunday. I felt it prudent to check my legs were still working after week of…

Ken Laidlaw Cycle Sportif

SUNDAY 23 AUGUST105 miles 10 000 feet ascentWet, wild and windy - yet somehow I enjoyed it! The weather started on us just at the 9am start and didn't relent all day. Over 200 likeminded nutters turned out for this beautiful, rolling route from…

Dreich Night in Irvine

Irvine Marymass 10k, 19th August 2009For those of you who didn't slit your wrists on reading the title, here's a summary of Westies activity on a grey night in a grey town.Apart from your correspondent who was visiting the town of his birth…

Lomonds of Fife Hill Race

SUNDAY 16 AUGUST 2009 - 18km 1130metres Well, I'm sure plenty of people around me were racing, but I was plodding along on legs that had turned to mush, lead mush to be specific. At least the weather was fine and the views over Fife lovely,…

Park Run 15 August

Baby Bea makes debut at Glasgow Park RunThere was a big turn out of Westies at Saturday's park run - all to witness Bea's challenge to be first westie woman home. So impressive was the turnout, we are even mentioned in the official park run…

Glenshee 9 - 2009

Last year, the Devil of the Highlands clashed (well one was on the Saturday and the other on the Sunday) so I missed the first running of the Glenshee 9. This year I was really keen not to miss out on the fun! For number of reasons, I have…

Weem Hill Race,2009 4.5mls. 800ft.

Apparently, in 1868 Queen Victoria was climbing Mount Pilatus in cental Switzerland believed to be frequented by flame-breathing dragons. A lake near the summit was thought to contain the body of Pontius Pilate,and every Good Friday its tormented…

Creag Dhubh Hill Race

By happy and inexplicable coincidence a huge squad of Westies (I counted at least 13), plus families and other hingers-on, just happened to be in the vicinity of Newtonmore on Saturday afternoon. This being the case, and having survived the…