Hell Ain't a Bad Place To Be

With the Mayan thing being a complete disappointment in terms of an apocalypse ...I made my way over the border  to the Lake District and the Tour de Helvellyn instead. Reckoned a 38 mile ultra race the day close to the winter solstice…

Christmas Dinner

Westies' socialising started in earnest at the Three Judges bar @ 6pm where Captainess Paula and JD started sampling the fine ales. We were joined shortly by plenty other Westies to get the evening off to a well lubricated start. It was great…

Nebit Moonrace

  A fair few hardy souls gathered in Alva on Wednesday for the first ever Nebbit Moonrace. Right from the start the Westies contingent were thinking tactically, rejecting a warm-up in favour of actual warmth and staying the cosy pub till…

Milngavie Social Event

I assume the Milngavie Social Event last week took place.  Unfortunately, I was unable to attend, being on the other side of the world at the time. Let's say about a dozen people turned up, two or three got lost, and all predictions were,…

West District Cross Country Championship 08 12 12

Results Conditions today were very similar to a fortnight ago at Maryhill Park. Lots of mud, wee bit of ice/frozen ground, few less hills, and fairly decent weather. It actually felt quite mild before the start of the race in comparison to the…

Sutherland's Grove hill/trail race

Results Got a lift up to Barcaldine with Trevor Shaw and Herbie McLean and their partners for this new route organised by Tom Smith to replace Beinn Lora. The weather was absolutely superb with bright sunshine hitting the tops of the…

Lovely sunny day - race cancelled

The report title is a "red rag" to provoke Manny into some OTT abuse of wimpish road runners. And yet...it was a fine day that dawned over Glasgow, if frosty. Underfoot/tyre conditions were flagged up as the wee car decided to take a glide into…

By the light of the silvery moon

It was one of those occasions that come along so rarely that they cannot help but be special.  Start with a classic run up Dumgoyne to Earl's Seat and back, add in a terrestrial and celestial alignment of crisp, clear weather and a moon…