Knock, Knock...

25th May 2011 Knock knock... Who's there? Nobody - the race was cancelled.

Glasgow Parkrun #123

ResultsWhilst the masses travelled hundreds of miles north in pursuit of a new mug, Peter and I pottered down to Pollok Park for the weekly Parkrun.There was no obvious competition on the start line, so I thought I stood a chance of clocking…

Pat and Pauline's Road trip (and Slioch experience)

ResultsPat had wisely booked us in for B&B on Friday and Saturday nights in a house that proved to be a short walk from the start of Slioch. We left Glasgow just after midday on Friday which allowed for a leisurely drive to Kinlochewe. Flora,…

Halket in the rain

14 drookit ducks set out over an undulating 5.5 mile loop along narrow country roads from the Mure Hall in Uplawmoor. Yes, the annual meet-the neighbours beano, the village Gala Day, had rolled round again in a rainstorm. May I reassure any…

Goatfell Race

Results | PhotosLast Saturday 5 Westies headed off to run the Goatfell race, this is way down on our usual entry for this race and many well-kent faces were missing for a variety of reasons. Anyway the five were Captain Upson, Peter Grassl,…

Peebles Gypsy Glen

Last night I was the only Westie, unless there were some stealth Westies wearing other gear, in this wee race which I'd never done before. The race starts at the Gytes Leisure centre in Peebles and finishes in Victoria Park and does not follow…

Kinnoull Hill Race 2011

18th May 2011 Bonnyman uses the power of 2 at Perth Jamie Crowe won the race and was the only runner home in under 27 minutes, but Brian Bonnyman got 2 prizes. With 2 Westies present, BB improved on last year's 5th spot to come home second,…

Cornalees Hill Race 2011

11th May 2011Westerlands on TopPhotosThanks for the big turnout from Westies at the Cornalees hill race, hope you all enjoyed the course, I even managed to keep the rain off for you. Really good competition between the 2 clubs, and especially…

Ben Lomond Hill Race

ResultsA good turnout of 14 Westies running at Ben Lomond. Shona was 2nd lady overall and took the 1st F40 prize.Niall and I got off the hill just in time before the heavens opened, with thunder and lightening booming and flashing over the bedraggled…

Tim & Nat's Bob Graham Round

Tapering with a difference....... Not the usual "taper" for a Mountain Marathon but it seemed to work ok... Earlier this year, before the clocks went back and when we had more time to plan and less time to do, Helen, who's off to do…