The Clyde Trail

THE CLYDE TRAIL Jack Arnold – Bellahouston Harriers Kenny Taylor – Dunoon Hill Runners and Westerlands Cross Country Club Clyde, the aptly named mascot, was one of the stars of the recent Commonwealth Games held in our home city…

Westies Mhor 84 Duathlon

My oh my don't Westies just love pies. I mean we just *love* 'em. When Paula flopped those beauties out there were eyes-a-poppin' and jaws-a-droppin' all around the table. Whatever it was we had done to deserve 'em, we'd happily do it all over…

Tour of the Borders

I'd have liked to have done the Westies duathlon this year but had already signed up for the Tour of the Borders Sportive. It was the first time I'd been out on my bike since my cycling in the Pyrenees nearly 2 months ago so was a little apprehensive…

North Berwick Law

  Finally remembered about the North Berwick Law race this year (usually remember the day after) !   Despite being fairly short, the course appealed – start in the middle of town by the harbour, run through the streets before…

Midweek Meikle Bin Meander

All the elements fell in place: an untracked route through the wilder side of the Campsies, a break in the rain, and a generous turnout of keen Westies. I counted 17 or so starters, and more or less the same number again at the finish! Ian's…

A Highland Double - Creag Dubh and Glenshee

Long before obstacle racing became fashionable and expensive, there was the Creag Dubh Hill Race. As part of the Newtonmore Highland Games, it also has a great atmosphere and build-up with the games announcer giving a great introduction to…

Devil o the Highlands

Well another attempt at the Devil, the usual buzz around Brodies, everyone eager to start. The only difference this year was my wife was standing beside me in a pair of running shoes, her first Ultra. Lorna and her pal Chris had put me to shame…