Balloch to Clydebank Half Marathon, 14 April 2013

Results   It was a dreich morning on Sunday, damp and breezy, as we crowded in Jenners’ foyer at Lomond Shores before being sent on our way.  After a few corners getting out of Balloch, I settled into the third group on the long…

Loch Katrine Half Marathon

Activity on Garmin Connect Bitterly cold conditions greeted the runners when they arrived early at Trossachs Pier for the Loch Katrine Running Festival. The full marathon to Stronachlachar and back started at 9am, followed by a half marathon…

Glasgow Uni Road Race - take 2

Results Last Saturday was a fine spring day with a Westy race entry almost reaching double figures for that perennial Uni Road Race. Des Gilmore informed us that this was the 50th edition of this much-changed race, the first edition having been…

Lancaster Half Marathon

Results | Activity on Garmin Connect I hadn't run a half marathon since Balloch to Clydebank back in April, when I pottered round in 1:19:54 as a warm up for London, and Ellie hadn't run this sort of distance since London 2011, whilst she…

Strathaven Striders Run with the Wind 10k

4th November 2012 Provisional Results A non-race for me as I took custody of the Team Cold on Thursday when my luck ran out after several weeks of avoiding it.  Jogged the course with a friend who clocked a huge PB, just under 52 mins. …

Around Cumbrae 10 mile Road Race 2012

9th September 2012 Results | Photos I had never been to Millport before so I entered this race as a good excuse to make the short ferry journey to Great Cumbrae and its charming wee seaside toon. Overcast but warm (muggy) day, with the expected…

Helensburgh Half Marathon

Mibee a mid life crisis or mibee inspired by all the athletic goings on down in London but last night I realised I hadn't run a half marathon on the road since 2007. I knew the Helensburgh Half was on this morning and a quick check indicated…

Ceres 8 Mile Road Race

Tuesday 14th August 2012I took Brian Bonnyman’s advice and ran this terrific wee race last Tuesday; it really is as he says a “hill-runner’s road race”. Some of the hills were truly painful as I tried to stick in and…

Tour of Clydeside - Bella Belter 10k

17th August 2012Results | Garmin track | PhotosFinal race in the Tour of Clydeside, however I missed last night's Broadwood 5k, so I wouldn't be completing the series, but I still had the intention of trying to give Chris Moses and Paul Carroll…

Tour of Clydeside - Kilbarchan Cyclepath

13th August 2012Results | Garmin track | PhotosMy 4th Tour of Clydeside in a row, and a good turnout of 50 runners for the first race in the series.The format of the race quickly settled into Thomas McDonald and Steven MacGregor setting the…