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Arrochar Alps: One Race, Two Tracks, Three Points, Four Munros, Five Stars

Arrochar Alps: One Race, Two Tracks, Three Points, Four Munros, Five Stars   Picking up three points and a £100 fine just after Tarbet meant I was not in the best of moods arriving at the village hall on Saturday morning. During…
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Aravis Trail

Seeing as I evidently couldn’t cut it racing it Scotland a change was needed. This nominally involved me jumping on the back of Leyre’s good work in getting a 3-year contract in the Swiss Alps and moving over with an eye on taking on some…
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Pad Race 2018 results

Note:  Race report below by Micky Anderson, Neilston worthy/highly decent M50 hill-runner & my successor at the sharp end of the Neilston Pad mini-hill-run. Rhona B and I were the solitary Westies there last Saturday. Ever Grim... Hi…

Our God Is Speed: The Whangie Whizz

Going fast in hill races rarely feels that quick, because uphill rarely is. You can be making a good time doing a lung-bursting race walk up Beinn an Oir, but the experience is never one of speed. Not so The Whangie, I love this race because…
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For Want Of A Nail…Kaim Hill Race 2018

The ridges of Arran were bathed in a hazy, early-evening sunlight; just the sort of view to give a tingle of excitement at the thought of fair-weather hills. It felt like the first non-winter week of the year, new life & all that, and I…
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Newtyle race results

Four Westies in a field of 49 in the Newtyle race on Wednesday. 7.3k/300m. 16 Peter MacNab 39.45 27 Brian Brennan 43.09 (1st M60) 30 David Atkin 43.57 35 Matthew Bull 45.31 The race was won by Carnethy's John Hammond in 31.48 CS…
Belated results from the above races. Birnam - 6.6k/360m 2 Sam Alexander 31.48 21 Gordon McCaffrey 38.51 32 Don Reid 41.34 43 Ewan Cameron 43.21 47 Lorna Mahoney 44.19 69 Brian Brennan 46.17 Gordon was first M60 and Lorna first…