Entries by Ian Thurlbeck

Durisdeer

7 Westies turned up for the Durisdeer Hill Race in difficult conditions with low cloud, rain and wind. Visibility was very poor which resulted in half the field making navigation errors and generally making a hash of things. A small field of about 40 set off up Black Hill and straight away split into numerous

GUHH 5-Mile Road Race

A grand total of 7 Westies turned up for the Glasgow University Hares and Hounds 5-Mile Road Race on Saturday. All interest was focussed on the semi-elite end of the field with the long running rivalry between Grim and Struthers being re-kindled. At the start, new member Chris and his pal went off at a

Meanwhile, up North…

… team Thurlbeck and Roper were competing in the Highlander Mountain Marathon 15 miles north of Ullapool in the area of Ben More Assynt, Conival, Canisp and Suilven: two days of competitive scampering over glorious countryside in the warm early Spring air, punctuated by a relaxing mid-camp on a smooth meadow by a babbling burn.

Craggy Island Triathlon 2013

An overcast sky, intermittant rain and fairly strong winds greeted the competitors for the 2nd day of the Craggy Island Triathlon 2013. The course consists of a swim across the sound from Gallanach, just south of Oban, to the Isle of Kerrera, then one lap of the island by bike, then a hill run to