Irvine AC Harriers vs. Cyclists 2013

Results (runners highlighted) I ran this race on Sunday. And so did Chris. Steven didn't want to get his feet wet so he brought his pedals instead. The course involved a lap of flat playing fields (with the odd obstacle to navigate), a stretch…
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Tour de Helvellyn

Well another year almost done – decided an ultra on the shortest day was in order. The drive down from Glasgow with Stanley was emotional with high winds and surface water threatening every vehicle never mind the scary big high sided trucks.…

Glasgow Parkrun #251

Results The last time I ran the Glasgow Parkrun (apart from last week with the Baby Jogger) was way back in November 2012, when I finished 3rd in 17:25. This week it was cold and rainy. I set off reasonably fast, but without over-cooking it,…

A beer mile ...

It’s taken a while to write this but recently, other things have been more important but anyway … The idea was not original but simple: ·         Turn up with 4x 330ml unopened containers…

Nebit Moonrace

Results What a wee cracker of a race! Ochil Hillrunners' second running of this night race seemed a great success all-round. Spot-on weather, grippy conditions and almost 80 runners this year - and no broken legs! Headtorches primed we dashed…

SVHC Christmas Handicap

Results | Photos My 51st race in my 51st year. I'd not run the Scottish Veteran Harriers Christmas Handicap before. The last 2 times I'd thought about it, the race had been iced off. I didn't know the route, but Peter Rudzinski helpfully told…

Summer League

Thanks Mr Brennan for organising the summer league once again, very enjoyable with an excellent variety of races.   Well done to all who competed, and a special thanks to Owen for putting in a spirited performance right until the end.…

P is for Parkrun

Three westies ran at Victoria Park this morning, Fiona, Stefffen and myself, with John taking on the task of chief funnel master. All three of us had good runs, all setting PBs on our first attempt on this circuit. Fiona was 91st, in 26:43 and…

Glasgow Parkrun #250

Results I arrived at Pollok Park with only about 10 minutes to get ready, put the buggy together, pump the tyres to 50 psi, and get Benjamin settled. Steven Prentice was also there with his Baby Jogger and Henry.  Steven offered some advice…

West District Cross Country

Results | Photos A new route for the West District Cross Country, hosted by Kilmarnock Harriers. Almost certainly a record turnout from Westies at the West Districts. Women:23 - 24:32, Valerie Houston26 - 24:54, Ellen…