Round Arran relay 2014

Well, you liver lilied landlubbers, where were you on Saturday when we sailed the high seas over to the Round Arran relays? Recovering from the Westies night out? Or running the park run (naming no names). Fearless Captain John, who had prepared…

Devil's Burdens 2014

Results | Images So I guess I’ll get the Westies reports on the Devil’s Burdens started. I was running leg 3 but got there early to pick up race numbers and make sure the team was ready. I was also looking for a lift round…

McAndrew Relays

Who said that the hills were tougher than the roads? Saturday's McAndrews Relays took much more out of me than todays hill race!   The McAndrews is a lovely 5k loop round the streets of Jordanhill – 4 laps for the guys and 3 for the…

Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay

After the wee road race on Saturday the Westies headed south to the Lake District for the Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay. We arrived early evening on Saturday to a sun-soaked Patterdale with Ulswater millpond flat and the hills full of golden autumnal…

Westies Triumph at Comrie!

The Simon Wake Comrie Hills Relay is a 42k relay race with 2,110m of ascent, run in 4 stages for teams of 5 runners. This year the Westies fielded two teams, and the A-team came away with a very respectable third place in face of some stiff…

The Real Rob Roy Way Relay

The club ran the Real Rob Roy Way as a relay on Saturday 20 April. The route started in Killin, wound along Glen Dochart, crossed to Balquhidder, followed Loch Voil and the River Larig, climbed around to Glen Gyne, then Stronachlchar, through…

Devil's Burdens 2013

Results | Photos A tremendous turnout of 7 full Westies teams (5 men's & 2 women's). For the first time in history, the Burdens Relay was being run the wrong way round, in an anticlockwise direction. 3 of the Westie teams opted for the earlier…

Hail the Scottish Vets Harriers Road Relays

Results | Photos   It takes more than an epic pre-race hail storm and bitter west (east?) wind to deter our hardy vets who turned out in force (force ten gale) to run around Strathclyde Loch on Sunday.  Like all good winds:  the…

Allan Scally Memorial Road Race 2012

On this day in 1991 Liz McColgan won the New York Marathon and today at the Scally's we were honoured with the presence of her daughter, fastest female of the day 27:32. Despite the Dumyat Dash today and the South side Six tomorrow we still…

Ian Hodgson Mountain Relay

Event website The first appearance of a Westerlands team at the Hodgson Relays for quite a few years. The weather couldn't have been any more glorious.  Perfect autumnal sunshine and low lying mist across Ullswater.  I was impressed…