DAAA XC Championships 2019

A great turn-out for the club on Saturday’s DAAA XC. An exciting course that had it all – woods, rivers, mud, sand, stingy nettles, tarmac (a surprising amount) and, for quite a few people, a horse in the wrong direction. I started…

Ochil Ultra 2019

[A belated report from Joe Waite.] Start line, nice top, very bright, crisp sky, red cloud, jog and chat, missed a turn, back on track, kilt runner, tap the top, slip, slide, Where's everyone? Hills shadow, easy track, Mike's Garmin, bleep,…

FRA's weekend

*disclaimer* this account contains exaggeration used for effect  My journey to the FRA's started abruptly on a Thursday morning after being woken early by my friends Mum in a town somewhere outside of Munich, Germany. Having set my alarm…
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Trossachs Trail Race Number 1

I had arranged to give the Beresfords a lift to Aberfoyle last night. I thought this was good because I have a van and they are tall with long legs. I hadn’t seen my van for a couple of weeks so was pleased that it was still parked on Crow…

Tinto Hill Race - by Jenn's Mum

As I lined up on Saturday for the start of my second Tinto Hill race (first one was in 2014) I did wonder how I had ended up here surrounded by Westies and wearing a Westie vest myself? One of my first memories of Tinto was about 15-20 years…