Entries by David D


The Scottish Hill Racing entry says:- R    42    Screel Hill Race    18/04/2009    0:37:39    132.0% ………but what`s the tale behind it? Well, as a relatively new recruit to the running game in later life I seemed to get on better on the uphills in XC races, and that stirred a thought

The Not the Glenshee 9

Braemar MRT decided that the gusting winds made most of the tops too dangerous for the usual route so Alastair Hubbard and his gang laid on a slightly shorter, and generally lower route (as per attached map) and his pre race briefing commenced with the words “welcome to the Glenshee 1”! Some of the purists/diehards,

Gargunnock Hill Race 2014

Results Will spare you the domestics, but bit of a scramble to get to the Gargunnock agricultural show, piling into the parking area at 2.29 (full 60 seconds to spare) after an hour in the car, but with a disabled father in law in the passenger seat was granted a “ringside” parking space from which

Baddinsgill Round 2013

Straight from the Ochill 2000s to West Linton for B & B, and dinner in the Gordon Arms preceded, interspersed and postceded (?) with alchohol in various guises, all to assuage the tired limbs. The hosts of the farmhouse B & B made their own sausages and pancakes so a full cooked and delicious breakfast

Helvellyn And The Dodds

At this stage in my “rehabilitation” Jura was always going to be a run too far. Casting around elsewhere saw that there looked like a reasonably long, and runnable, race not too far off the M6 so in a minor attempt to re-dress the balance of bodies crossing the border this weekend, took in my