Islay Marathon

Since the club members who completed this seem too shy to write a report I thought I would put something up. 3 club members completed in the Islay Marathon on the 13th of April; Pauls, Murdo and Karine. While I think there was a slightly bigger…

Beinn Dubh

Results Race started at 7pm at Luss. 31 Westies took part. Dull and drizzly weather with some midgies!

Arran Run Ran

Photos from Doug LeeThe 2014 Extravaganza happened. This year brought us to the "Scotland in miniature" island of Arran, to conquer its fabled (and largely mythical) Coastal Path. An adventure such as this requires a full weekend of commitment,…

2nd 3rd - Glenlivet 10k 2014

Forget spending several hours plodding around the noisy capital, for road-racing excitement the Glenlivet 10k, 'home of the steady incline', was the place to be on Sunday. A bit of a family affair this one with my sister & brother running…

Virgin London Marathon

Results 5 Westies completed yesterday's Virgin London Marathon, of whom I think only 2 were virgin London Marathoners. Conditions turned out to be hot and tiring, and my plan of running as slowly as possible, resulted in drifting just over 3…

Clachnaben - the Bonny Man does us proud

Results First race of the Westies Summer league was on saturday up at Clachnaben and only two Westies took part, both BBs but one enhanced the reputation of our fine club while the other, myself, managed to complete the race. I can only…

More Passes Than Mastermind

I'm just back from an amazing day. Yes, it was mostly raining today, and yes, it was blowing a hoolie, but when has that ever stopped Westies having a blast!   4 Westies congregated in Symington to the 'More Passed Than Mastermind' Audax…

Manny's Corbett Round - The Inspirational Idiot

You'll all be needing inspiration now that the long summer days are coming, so I recommend that you take time to read Manny Gorman’s “The Corbett Round”, recently published by the great man. A couple of years ago when Manny…

Winter Traverse of the Mamores

On Friday 28th March, I decided to brave the A82 and made my way to Kinlochleven. A quick bit of faffing, and then I was off at 10:37am heading towards the Eastern end of the Mamores.  I hadn't quite decided whether to bother with Sgurr…

Coniston 14

My marathon training never really got off the ground this year. I managed to miss out on the usual half marathon races, and was beginning to face the fact that a few 10k plods along the Kelvin with the baby jogger wasn't exactly cutting the…