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Deborah goes to Italy!

Westies junior runner Deborah Stokoe has been selected to run for Scotland at this weekends Marco Germanetto Junior International race at Susa in Italy. The “9th Marco Germanetto Memorial”, a sports event dedicated to the memory of the young Italian long-distance runner (Italian Champion and National Team member) tragically deceased in September 1999 at 18,


This used to be a race I was never that keen on, but after today, I think I have banished the negative demons inside my head. Despite the naff weather forecast, conditions were ideal for the race, sunny but cold with a light powdering of snow up top. Elsie B was despatched to the top


20 juniors ran the alternative bad weather course at Tinto this year. The Junior course cut off the main path just before the climb began and traversed below the hill for a few hundred matres before cutting straight up through the heather to rejoin the main path. From here it was a mad dash back


As someone who fancies himself as a bit of a demon descender, this race is one that i have wanted to do for a long time. However, the thought of battling through the rush hour traffic through to old reekie kept putting me off. However, having my knew trusty honda super blackbird steed to propel

Kilmarnock X Country

Not too many westies went for the Tinto/Kilmarnock combo last weekend. In fact only Drew and myself ran in the mens senior race. The legs felt surprisingly good after the exertions of Tinto – this was one of those rare occasions when i was getting a performance kick from the race the day before. However