Twelve Trig Trog

7th - 8th June 1997This race is not for slack jawed nancy boys faggots.When I heard about this race last year I thought I must do that as it's the race that comes closest to where I live. Unfortunately ....., congenital stupidity made me actually…

Two Breweries Hill Race

The 25th running of the Two Breweries saw an impressive win for Bog & Burn Champion Alasdair Anthony, not normally renowned for tackling the longer hill races.I did my usual leading out of the field for the first half mile or so, before…

BEN LOMOND 2007

This years race did not have the good weather of last year but despite this, proved to be another success. This was mainly due to the brilliant assistance of marshals, time keepers, car parking officials, the mountain rescue team (MRT), the…

12 Trig Trog

5th & 6th June 1999Thanks to Margaret Turnbull once again for her priceless work marshalling/timekeeping and also to Dave Calder for his helping out on both days which ensured the smoothest running of the race to date. Thanks must go to…

CRIFFEL HILL RACE

Steffen and a few other helpers organised this year's Criffel Race in the absence of Peter & Elspeth. Hopefully a racer's report will follow, but from a summit marshal's (very cold)point of view I can report that it was a cracker of a day.…

Ben Lomond

1985 Conditions: dry overcast and calm, perfect.Campbell's still 1985 king of the mountains, yet another notch in Mr Campbells well notched notchee. Can anything stop this man apart from a couple of miles of tarmac?A very fine training run indeed,…

Sunrise on Ben Lomond

The pictures tell the story. Having missed the fantastic cloudless Monday stuck in work all day, I was determined to fit something in on the Tuesday. Set the alarm for 5.00, starry sky out the window (advantage of living out of Glasgow) so jumped…

TWO BREWERIES HILL RACE

Courtesy of Carnethy website:-The Two BreweriesThe Classic Two Breweries Hill Race takes place on 27th September. They had a low number for last years race and it is in danger of being lost from the Calendar.This is a wonderful, Classic, A to…

Cort-ma Law

1987 Unusual start instead of a gun you started when a midge bit you. The weather was unusually good, and a massive field of 2500 runners, sorry 25 set off but some went on a tour of the Campsies, ignoring the supplied map. I think I'll invest…

Ben Lomond

1988 Conditions: immaculate though slightly down market due to the lack of high winds, snow, sleet, rain etc.What a battle: White v Bennet v P Rother(wumman). What heights Westerlands is rising to! T Donohue wasn't there but we were miserable…