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Nebit Moonrace

  A fair few hardy souls gathered in Alva on Wednesday for the first ever Nebbit Moonrace. Right from the start the Westies contingent were thinking tactically, rejecting a warm-up in favour of actual warmth and staying the cosy pub till the last possible moment. The two minute stroll to the start line in what

Jimmy Irvine Bella 10K

The first of my two trips to Bellahouston Park this weekend. Really wasn’t sure what to expect this morning. On the one hand the course was flat, I felt fit & strong and I was hoping for a good time. On the other hand injury had meant I hadn’t been able to get much mileage

OMM 2012

“I want to die.” Seeing as it was only midday Friday and we were still in Glasgow, this was less than encouraging. Matt, my partner for the weekend, cut a forlorn figure slumped in the corner of a Partick tavern looking slightly dazed having come off shift at 3.30am that morning and travelled 3 hours

School Day On Culter Fell

hubris; n. Overbearing pride or presumption; arrogance So what if I haven’t raced all summer? What’s it to anyone if I can count the number of +90min runs I’ve done this summer on the fingers of one hand? What does it matter that my training schedule has been of the sporadic, sketchy, specious sort? It’s

We Kaim, We Ran, We Did OK

A short post on the short Kaim Hill Race. (Apologies for the lateness.) A fair crew of Westies turned up, everyone put in a good performance and the club was well-represented in the upper results. For my part, I was the first Westie to the top (about 6th over all) but on the way down