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Highland Fling

They say People Make Glasgow – certainly it's the people that make Westies.   We are just home from a fantastic Fling which was made by the amazing Westies support! A huge thank you to Sharon and Jamie, Graham, Duncan, John Hamer,…

Beinn Dubh

ImagesHuge turnout of westies at the first Bog and Burn of 2015 at Beinn Dubh. It was my first time doing this race and first bog and burn since 2013. My plan was to keep it nice and steady and enjoy the run.  This went out the window…

Western Tops of Arran

  Oi, Oi, Oi, Quel eh a reportage Mister? She, he, they scream. What? Ah, not into the season proper where a veritable plethora of reports will be winging there way onto these pages. Ah well, that's it then. Or.................if you like,…

Norman's Law

Norman's Law hill race yesterday. My local race. A terrific, very social event in glorious weather. Pretty runnable trail-y ascent, with a genuine choice of descents. I don't know if it was the heat but, having climbed this a hundred times previously,…

Type 2 fun

This type 2 fun would have been experienced by around 20 Westies at Birnam Hill Race a couple of weeks ago, the first counter for the SHR champs' and, ofcourse, the Westies Summer League too. Perhaps some would classify it as type 1 fun or type…

Type 1 fun

Our club run last night was simply type 1 fun.  I'm not saying I haven't been enjoying my winter training but yesterday evening I had that magical feeling that new born lambs get when they bounce around in the early spring sunshine.  Here's…

Cioch mor hill race

I did this hill race on saturday the only Westie present.It started at Tulloch castle on the outskirts of Dingwall.It had a feel of an oldfashioned X_C with five or six barbed wire fences to climb over two crossings of a fast flowing burn which…