Wednesday's Wet Whangie

Whangie Wednesday, Westies! We wait, warm, while water whips windscreen wipers. Will we withstand? Wither? Withdraw? Why worry! Well, whyever? Warily, warriers wander westwards, Waterproofs withstand whirling wind. Waddle, wallow. Whoops! Who…

Tinto 2015

Results The lull between Britain’s first named storm Abigail (that never materialised) and Britain’s second named storm Barney allowed for the mad sprint that is Tinto. 12 Westies braved the first properly chilly day this winter. I…

Loch Ossian 2015

It was my first time venturing along to the Loch Ossian weekend that I had heard so much about and so I was given the label of Loch Ossian virgin alongside other adventurous newbies: Owen, Leyra and Roddy. Some of us drove up from Glasgow to…

Scottish Short Course XC Champs 2015

A bracing introduction to the XC-season last Saturday. Two lung-busting, strength-sapping, full-on laps of the big field at Bellahouston Park. It’s the Scottish Championships so all the fast guys and gals of road & middle-distance…

Dumyat Dash 2015

My first time doing yet another version of the Dumyat Dash. It’s shorter and steeper than the 2012 version – altogether more dash like. A large field had assembled, undeterred by the poor weather. The race starts up a series of…