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Results  | Photos | More photos Photos from the race on Wednesday evening.  Lots of Westies in attendance.

A humid evening up Cort ma Law

Cam, Christine, Craig, Colin, Jen, Jill, John H, JQ and Pauls enjoyed a warm evening running up Cort ma Law on Wednesday, with the occasional pause to enjoy the view.

Hot -- 'n Totty

An account of the Strathcarron Games If I were writing this account from the perspective of the men in our group, namely the Silver Fox of Badenoch, the venerable Fleming of Loch Carron and clubless southsider Mr.Williamson, then the high points…

Round Arran Relay

The Round Arran Relay is a six-stage road run around Arran. The race starts in Blackwaterfoot, on the far side of the island, and is divided into North and South sections.  So, it's really two separate races that happen to start at the…

Edinburgh Elite Spartan Race

My first of many Spartan Races was awesome. Driving in and seeing Spartan Race humvees parked around the place, flags leading down from a hill to flaming hay bales, a 12 foot high apex with ropes, an ice bath covered over with barbed wire, I…

Cow Hill Race

This was the last race of Lochaber's 'Triple Hirple'.  For you that don't know including myself until I looked it up there, 'Hirple' is Scots for limp gait or to cramp up, all makes playful sense now. All of the Westies that ran with me…

Half Ben, 2013

The Half Ben, 2013         Westies winning warm ways west Well done Phil. Now for Muirfield. That lad’s got the wrong sport again. Dear oh dear. Steady boy, steady – on strict instructions…

Meall an t-Suidhe

I decided to spend the weekend in Fort William and race two, out of the three, hill races organised by Lochaber AC. The first event was Melantee, a failry short race, with a steep climb that shares a lot of characteristics with Dumgoyne. The…

Loch Katrine Cycle

Five Westies enjoyed a lovely Sunday cycle in the Trossachs - hopefully the first of many sociable rides! JD, Paula, John, Jane and me headed off from Callander, after applying generous quantities of sun cream, on the back roads to Loch Katrine.…

Westies triumph in Outer Hebrides

Westies win in the Islands shocker ! 1st and 3rd for the Gold and Black ! Team prize taken by Westies ! Biggest surprise in Harris since the Vikings landed ! I headed off to do the new race, organised by Stuart Simpson, ascending Clisham on…