Norman's Law / Grandtully

Norman's Law - only Westie at this race so presumably everybody else was either at Craig Dunain or resting for the 10 mile race in Strathclyde park. This was my first race since having my hernia op 4 weeks ago so wasn't expecting too much. Great…

a good old mourne

entered the mourne mm with mate tam. stop. forgot my sandwiches. stop. forgot to train. stop. almost had my spork confiscated at customs. seriously. did not win. stop. got a good suntan though!

Wed Night Mugdock Run

For those that missed last night's run, you missed a classic Westies jaunt.Not satisfied with the route advertised on the website, Captain Chris proceeded to baffle the assembled runners with a series of interesting detours through Mugdock.…

Dumbartonshire cc relays

While the bulk of the club was enjoying the fleshpots of Loch Ossian, a few of us defended the honour of the club at the Dumbartonshire relays at Posties park. As the current champions, the pressure was on us to perform.Nigel ran a strong first…

Ian Hodgson Relay 2006

Westies managed to be first Scottish male and female team at Patterdale. Manny seemed to be in not too bad a condition from the night before's trip to the pub as he set off with David on the long first stage. Mind you it didn't stop them taking…

24hr Munro Record Attempt

21 June 2008The longest day of the year saw an attempt by Staffordshire Moorlands' Stephen Pyke (Spyke) to break the 24hr Munro record, held by Jon Broxap since July 1988.Ellie and I tagged along to take some photos, provide a taxi service and…

Moffat Hills

4th March 2006Dave Rogers, Trevor, Steffen and I went for a great run on the Moffat Hills in the snow. We parked at Grey Mare's Tail car park and head up steeply by Tail Burn before striking up to Watch Know. We then circumnavigated Loch Skeen…

London Marathon

13th April 2008It's quite an experience jogging 26.2 miles around London amidst the colour, noise and razzmatazz of Flora London Marathon. The roadside support is quite unbelievable, with folk lining the streets and jazz bands, and generally…

westies have fun in snow and sun

A great weekend was enjoyed by the gang of Westies who headed north to Feshiebridge for the weekend. Although the weather was forecast to be terrible, it turned out to be absolutely superb. Saturday was spent up on the snowy peaks of the…

half a ben is better than none

manny gorman followed up his fine form finishing top dog at the melantee on the saturday with an inspiring run at the half ben in a pair of fashion pump trainers recording a podium finish (third). but the good news does not stop there... the…