Brian Goodwin Memorial 10k

  I started off quickly, keen to get round the first bend (about 20ft) away from the start line before a crowd formed. Paul Sorrie of Shettleston quickly disappeared in to the distance at the front and I was soon passed by a dozen or so…

Eildons Hill Race

Eildons Hill Race, 22.6.13 Well, just back from seeing those cyclists power past Gibson St. Univ. Ave. Byres Rd. with Elizabeth doing her official duties Marshalling. Clearly nothing was allowed to blemish the cyclists route – a stray…

Westies Duathlon

HILL LEG 1 | CYCLE LEG 2 | TRAIL LEG 3 The first ever Westies Duathlon took place in the Trossachs today. Numbers weren’t great but those few that turned up seemed to have a great time. The downpours only soaked myself,…

Tollcross Parkrun #8

Results | Garmin track It took a while to find it, but eventually I tracked down the immaculately well-kempt Tollcross Park, amidst the grim east end of Glasgow. Luckily only about 40 runners turned up, which was about the number of people…

Largo Law Hill Race

Results | Garmin track Having done a new Parkrun in the morning at Tollcross, I thought I might as well do a new hill race in the afternoon, so drove over to Fife and got lost for a while trying to find the Crusoe Hotel in Lower Largo. It…

Helensburgh Games Race,1.6.13

 Well,how on earth could we omit this one? Was'nt like this in my day. I did'nt get where i am today with...................So it was June - just - and it was warm and sunny, then 2 seconds later it was freezing with cold heavy showers…

Kirkintilloch 10k

Garmin track My 6th 10k in 6 weeks.  I was fairly sure I could run faster than any of the Polaroids, but ran out of steam slightly towards the end, and ended up running exactly the same time as  Clydebank with 36:42. My only plan had…

Durisdeer 2013 - Some Like It Hot

  But I certainly don't.   It all seemed quite pleasant at first, lined up at the start under the shade of the trees by the church, a nice amble through the pretty hamlet of Durisdeer, entering the first field and quickly nipping across…

Giffnock 10k

Event details | Course elevation profile I got a bit of an adrenaline rush before the race even started, when mucking around on my warm-up it looked like the race was about to start without me.  I needed a mad sprint to make sure I…

Ben Sheann 2013

From what I had heard and read Ben Sheann was a short, steep hill race up and down through thick forestry and with a large midgie turn out. That was pretty much the case and although there was another good turn out of Westies the midgies…