Falkirk Park Run 16/11

mild but overcast conditions for my second attempt at the Falkirk Parkrun on Saturday. Preparation was not ideal - a good swally on Friday night and last minute panic at the 10p portaloo in the park (be warned - Park bogs don't open until 10am…

Glasgow Parkrun #245

Well it was cold, but not the freezing cold that Chris suffered at Vicky Park. Light rain coming down on us as per usual these days. Starting close to the sharp end, what was Semple thinking? Points, points, must get more points.......but that…

Corrour,by Loch Trieg, Easains,Fersit,Tulloch

  Another Struthers Spectacular. What more do you need to know. Precisely. Well, talk about a long day? It was up before 5.00 for a 6.15 from a very damp and chilly Hyndland morning, with both Ian and I saying here's another fine mess you…

Westies 1, 3 at Vicky Parkrun 5

Results Freezing cold rain greeted the 131 runners huddled by the ornate side entrance to Victoria Park. Michael Sweeney took off like a rocket at the start, leaving the rest of us floundering in his wake.  I settled into 2nd place briefly,…

Jimmy Irvine 10k 2013

Results Sub-34, that was the resolution for 2013. Took me about 6 months to pull the finger out, get a race in my sights and work out how to go about getting it done. The Jimmy Irvine; flatish, local and one I'd done before – perfect. Going…

SA Short Course XC Champs Sun 10th Nov 2013

Ladies Results  Mens Results Five Westies ran the 4k course at Bellahouston yesterday with Jo and Gaynor representing the girls and Chris Jamie and I for the lads. Jo just pipped Gaynor who as always gave her all in a top class field. Jamie…

Tinto Hill Race Sat 9th Nov 2013

Results Another fantastic days racing on Tinto Hill. The weather cleared following a freezing cold downpour prior to race start and stayed off for the duration. Yet again I struggled on the ascent but redeemed myself on the downhill having a…

Sunday Run: Tannoch - Dumgoyne -Strathblane

The four of us - Karine, Cameron, Stanley and myself - met up at Loch Tannoch on clear and frosty Sunday morning. When we set off at 10 there was still plenty of icy patches, but that was soon going change. Marvelously warm sunshine provided…

Knockfarrel

Results Set off from home this morning to achieve my 100th Hill Race recorded on Chris's site since I started running in 2007 so very pleased to have had a great run.  Was a bit cool to start with but within 5 mins  was overheating…

Mugdock Night Run

A good dozen or so of us enjoyed a lovely dark 7 mile trot round Mugdock. I managed to lead everyone round John Hutchinson's new route without losing anyone or ourselves. The route mixed the WHW, Mugdock muddy trails, a bit of road and a few…