Isle of Jura Fell Race 2024

Another year, another joyful and nourishing trip to Isle of Jura. Not that my race was joyful, nourishing or even OK. I'm sure I've run worse in my life but I can't quite remember a time that my performance has been so crushingly at variance…

Ben Sheann

January’s Sandyford “Special Chop” and the children’s decision to bring the 100 Day Cough home in March had ensure limited training in the first half of the year. So underprepared, but with the firm conviction that next time it will…
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The Fellsman 2024

A new obsession is born. The Fellsman. https://fellsman.org.uk/ The Background I first heard about this event very early in my own trail and ultra running journey. A few people I knew in the Southwest community had done it and on the 2018…
Photo of Holly standing with her back to the camera and holding her baby daughter. They're on a hill with mountains in the background.
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Westies Profile- Holly

This month, we're introducing Holly who loves being outside (don't we all), eating peanut butter sandwiches, and jumping into cold water, among other things.

Ben Dubh Hill Race 2024

It was a perfect evening; clear, sunny, cool, a nice breeze to keep the midges off, the Trossachs hills bathed in golden dusk and the new path up Conic Hill shining in the distance. I'd forgotten that the race starts on an already quite steep…

Summer League

The Summer League is made up of the 6 SHR Championship races, plus 3 chosen by each of last year’s winners. So the dates for your diary are: The Cobbler (C) - 13th April Beinn Dubh - (B,W) 24th April Whangie Whizz (B,W) - 1st…
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Westies Profile- Ella F

Meet Ella Foreman (She/her), current Women's Team captain, ex-roadie, mountain biker, hill runner and olive lover.

First time trial of 2024

Results for Feburary 2024 Time Trial Pl. Name Chip Time Handicap 1. Hadyn Murray 17:42 22:42 2. Clodagh Mangan 21:08 23:08 3. Ronnie MacEachen 23:25 23:26 4. Donald Waters 17:24 23:50 5. Drew Carr 16:43 24:30 6. Hamilton…

Strathpuffer 2024

This one had been on the to-do list for a while.   The format is simple, you start riding your bike around the woods outside Strathpeffer at 10am Saturday and keep on going until 10am Sunday, trying for as many laps in the process. Various…