Winter League

So the Winter League has kicked off with a fabulous victory over the Shetts at the Grudge Match but it's not too late to get in race for the precious Plophy (Plate/Trophy). Fixture  Date  Details  Shetts Grudge Match  Saturday…

Grampian Mountain Challenge 2021

Courtesy of Harrison. “You signed up for a mountain marathon, in November, in the Cairngorms. What did you expect?” I was told these words around the heating element at the mid-way camp of GMC, a two-day orienteering challenge, this year…

Go Big or Go Home – Glen Clova Half-Marathon 2021

I’d had a decent block of training behind me, but I’d missed two and half weeks to the cold. I was feeling good, but it had been a busy week. I was fit, but I didn’t know how fit. But I wanted to win and thought I might be able to. I…

Wild Westie Wednesday Wanderings

Disclaimer : Any exaggerations in this report are fully intentional. On the 3rd May 2021, in a new study,  Glasgow was named as the rainiest city in the UK. On Wednesday 27th October 2021 Glasgow lived up to it's soggy reputation. As…

Meall a Bhuachaille

Boring but true: I like logical thinking, good planning and evidence-based decision-making. So it’s a bit confusing that despite an extensive evidence to the contrary, I ran the first 20 minutes of the 2021 Meall a Bhuachaille Hill Race as…

A Tale of Two Breweries

Key facts: 30k, 1,500m ascent, minimal bog It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the age of modesty, it was the age of competitiveness. It was the summer of freedom, it was the autumn of hope, it was a wee bit chilly…
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You Gravel Bro? Dukes Weekender 2021

OK, I’ll take my own medicine. I’d spent more time on pedals than in trainers this summer and I wanted to test out the ol’ Chris Hoys in a competitive setting. The Dukes Weekender had been on my radar for a few years, so what better…

The Luss Lollipop photos

Link to race photo's from The Luss Lollipop. Courtsey of Barbara MacLeod.

Glenshee Race photos

Link to photos --> https://www.facebook.com/westerlands Photos courtsey of Barbara MacLeod.