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Westies Alpine Division Pt deux

On first inspection of Roddy and Leyre’s idyllic little country pad outside Geneva you’d be forgiven for thinking they’ve settled for a more relaxed version of the good life since leaving bonnie Maryhill behind. The chickens roam about…

Howarth Hobble - a hard day out

The Haworth Hobble is a 32 mile ultra run with about 4400ft of climb, this would be my first attempt and JD’s sixteenth. A low-key event that I probably wouldn’t have known about if it wasn’t for JD. Previously known as the Wuthering…
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IN THE DARK KILPATRICKS HANDICAP

John Hamer’s strategy of deliberately running slowly at Carnethy just to connive a good handicap worked a treat tonight (and NO, he didn't bribe me with his lovely gin!). He triumphed in a field of 19 runners and assorted helpers and hangers-on,…

Fetteresso Forest Marathon

When you tell people you’re doing the Fetteresso Forest Marathon they mostly respond with “Where’s that then?” When you tell them you doing it the day after running the Cross Country Nationals they look at you like your mad. Well…