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Extravaganza 2019: Curlywee to Gallowee

For this year’s Extravaganza, a herd of very hardy Westies braved the wilds of Dumfries & Galloway to run a relay of 114.2km exactly from Newton Stewart Youth Hostel to the most Southerly point of Scotland. The 5.30am wake-up call meant…
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What Were You Up To In 2018?

I was cheering in the Falkland Village Hall when it was announced that the Westies Men had won the Devils Burdens for the first time, that cheer was pretty good and then so was the cheer for the V60 Men repeating the feat a few minutes later…I…

Tyndrum to Milngavie the 'Ard Way

It all began when Helen opened a box labeled "Westies Archives - From the Golden Era" and found inside a faded parchment describing a mythical relay route from George Square to Fort William. avoiding almost entirely the new-fangled West Highland…

The Speyside Way-Hey

Every year, the club organises a long-distance relay, known as an Extravaganza, which is organised by an ad-hoc Extravaganza Eating, Drinking and Planning Committee (EEDPC).  This year, after months of meticulous eating and drinking, the…

Arran Run Ran

Photos from Doug LeeThe 2014 Extravaganza happened. This year brought us to the "Scotland in miniature" island of Arran, to conquer its fabled (and largely mythical) Coastal Path. An adventure such as this requires a full weekend of commitment,…