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Skye Trail Ultra

It's very dark, sometime around 2am, I guess. Rain is falling steadily, as it has for most of the day. Alan and I are making our way along the narrow, rutted path toward Boreraig on the final long leg of the Skye Trail Ultra. Less than 24…

Scottish Islands Peaks Race 2019 – Smooth Sailing

“It’s a Blizzard Bag - a bright, orange brick covered in plastic – it’s very obvious,” said Ruth on the phone in Connel on Thursday night. “Well if it’s very obvious, how did they leave it on the bloody train?” snorted the…

Hill Round of Loch Lomond

Start and finish in Balmaha at the Tom Weir statue. Conic Hill (tourist and highest tops), Gualann, Binnean nan Gobhar (plus subsidiary tops Stob a Choin Duibh, Beinn Bhreac-trig), Beinn Uird, Ben Lomond, Cruinn a Bheinn, Cruachan (cross…

Ben Lomond Hill Race 2019

Results from the Ben Lomond Race 2019: https://protay.co.uk/ben-lomond-2019     Pictures of Westies from the top of the steep climb/descent.  

What was James doing to miss the start of the Dumyat hill race?

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Yorkshire 3 Peaks – The marathon with mountains

Long race - Short report. 1000 people do it. English fell runners rattle on about it. Decent race. 3 Westies did it this year. Worth putting on the bucket list.    

The Long Classic Experience

Last year at Stuc a Chroin 5000 I watched Carnethy walk away with a mega whisky haul by default for being the only club with three women in attendance. So this year I was thrilled that seven Westie wimmin made it to the start... though not without…

The Fellsman

The Fellsman is quirky little race that has evolved from a Long Distance Walkers Association event that raises funds for the Scouts. It has some unique kit requirements and rules to keep you safe as you make your way across the fells in giant…

A little rhyme of My Whangie race

The Whangie, the whangie, what a race it was Perfectly organised, flagged without flaws Nial and his team , coped with the Throng It went like clockwork, nowt went wrong Except, a tumble, 8 minutes into my race Meant I never recovered…

Whangie Whizz Results

Attached are the Whangie Whizz Results 2019 Results