boil in the bag karma

the weather was deemed too severe for the wet weather course and so the c was shortened to a ridiculous, controls 1/2/3... 9/10. we were blown along nicely to control 3 and then we turned! visibility was down to the 1cm between eye and hood…

Glorious Glenfinnan - LAMM 2008

4 Westies (that I know of) made the trip North for the LAMM this year; Elsie, John H, Simon and me.Simon and I headed up after work on the Friday, arriving in lovely late-evening weather. The walk from the car park took us past the monument…

Sunday at the Whangie

A run has been arranged at the Whangie (Queen's View) for this Sunday 8 Feb. This is particularly for the benefit of new Westerlands' members and those short of time to head farther afield but all are of course welcome. Refreshments in the…

Scottish Champs

Just to inform everyone of the Scottish Track and Field Champs. Location Scotstoun. Even if poor weather continues it promises to be an exciting weekend.

the law breaker

28 December 2008The inaugural running of this event brought out 70 participants on a cold but not quite frozen day - ideal for running. Simple idea - straight up and down The Law from Tillicoultry via Mill Glen. Short, sharp, and painful!The…

wed night cort ma law run

About 15 Westies decided to give racing a miss, opting instead for the delights of my version of the Cort Ma Law run. Starting at Clachan of Campsie we headed up the ridge, avoiding the parascender, and on up in lovely warm sunshine to the trig…

Carnethy 5 Hill Race

There was a great turnout of 24 Westies for the classic gem of a race that is the Carnethy 5 Hill Race. The weather was kind to us and more akin to a spring day than mid-February. Almost 500 runners took part and they were led home by Rob Jebb…

Bar Hill Run

There was a great turnout of almost 20 Westies for this sojourn out to the wilds of Twechar and Croy. We ran over a mixture of canal towpaths, wooded trails, the Antonine Wall, Roman ruins and best of all no midges! Afterwards a few of us had…

STEF AND JD DO BEN LOMOND

No one else took up our offer of a Saturday trot up the Ptarmigan Ridge and down the tourist route , and you all missed out on a fantastic day - blue skies, lovely cool temperature and fantastic views. Check out the pics.

Jack Crawford Springburn Cup

With a combination of precision timing and a little help from Cat, I managed to complete the Callander Crags Hill race and make my way back through to Glasgow and compete in the Jack Crawford Springburn Cup!Filled with lactic acid, my legs were…