Greenmantle Dash 2014

  Two miles running. Two weeks to write up a report.   A bunch of Westies made the trip to idyllic Broughton on the 2nd January to blast up Trahenna from the Greenmantle brewery. A short race involving jumping a wall, hopping a fence,…

East Kilbride XC mudfest

The inaugural East Kilbride AC open xc races proved to be one for connoisseurs of xc courses that involve running round the perimeter of farmers fields collecting mud on the soles of your shoes along the way!! Some would argue that this is proper…

It's Tinto,but not as we know it Jim

  Yet more Struthers & Semple Show - this pair get everywhere: North, South, West,even East, and even Lake District please note.   On Tinto path for at least 20 paces and Ian(if you don't know Ian.....you're on a major path and…

Feel The Burns

Any fellow Westies heading down to Selkirk on Sunday for this race? I have foolishly entered thinking it was 13km but it's miles.  That'll teach me to read the event information properly. Will be heading down on Saturday to stay over…

First club run of 2014

The first club run of the year, a canter up Dumgoyne from Blanefield. Drawing inspiration, no doubt, from a combination of New Year resolutions and guilt over the seasonal excess of indulgence over training, more than twenty Westies turned out…

Dig In at The Dock

Sunday 5th January saw a little bit of Belgium descend on the Bo'Ness dock and foreshore area for the 3rd running of the Dig In At The Dock cyclocross race. Despite only the third running of this event - organisers Jon and Dave have managed…

Aonach Mor - 1st January 2014

A great way to start 2014 off, a wee uphill race Aonach Mor on New Year’s Day. We left Kingussie at 9am, after getting Maisy up at 8am after dragging her to a party & fireworks in Newtonmore on Hogmanay, well she has to get used to…

Leyland 10k & Lancaster 4k

Leyland Boxing Day 10k Results | Strava track I arrived at Leyland around 9am and quickly realised the car park surface was an ice rink. Runners were slipping and sliding at registration. I was quite surprised that nobody seemed too concerned,…

Beecraigs Festive Handicap

I ventured over to Beecraigs by Linlithgow on Boxing Day for my annual post crimbo leg stretcher.  This is a cracking event run by Peter West of Lothian Running Club which is always a free-to-enter affair and open to all.  I was feeling…

Xmas Handicap 2013

Here are some photos of the Pirates, Dogs, Santas, Dath Vaders, Native Americans, Scrooges, Fairies, Teuchters, Vulcans, Dusky Maidens, Lance Armstrongs,  and others who were lured out by the sun and cruelly treated to a cold and blustery…