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Skye Trail Ultra

It's very dark, sometime around 2am, I guess. Rain is falling steadily, as it has for most of the day. Alan and I are making our way along the narrow, rutted path toward Boreraig on the final long leg of the Skye Trail Ultra. Less than 24…
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Knockargety Night Race

It was the inaugural Knockargety Night Race on the 28th December, and as the start was a 5-minute walk from my parents' house in my home village, Tarland (Aberdeenshire), it seemed like a good opportunity to justify some festive overindulgence…

Not The Christmas Pub Run

While some Westies were doing their utmost to prop up the UK's ailing brewing industry (and succeeding, judging by the photographs), others found themselves in Callander for Race #2 in the Trossachs Night Trail Series.Conditions were perfect:…

Balmoral 15 Trail Race

24th April 2016   Things have been a bit tight in the Bonnyman household since the beginning of the year when I finally made the decision to quit my flailing academic career and turn full-time professional runner. The £30 Run4it voucher…

Neilston Pad trail race 2016

So for the second year running this race has coincided with the Ben Lomond one, and I was the lone Westie there, but I believe others have run this in previous years. Yes, I was first lady to cross the line and believe me I have dined out on…

Jack Crawford 10K., 7.3.15

Jack Crawford 10K., 7.3.15 “Well that’ll learn ya”. Let’s come back to that,shall we. A fine sunny,clear and blue sky – what a day it was going to be? Then we woke up and it was thrashing it down,with the wind…

Forfar Multi-terain Half Marathon

Results There was a scattering of Westies at the Forfar Multi-terain Half this morning.  No golden vests on show though as the bitting wind meant I kept my soft-shell on.  Brian, being a local, was running in the sky-blue of Forfar…

Berghaus Trail Chase

It was a brilliant plan in theory… Sleep on the overnight flight back from Toronto, grab a little more sleep at the flat in Glasgow, see my daughter before a good night’s sleep and then an early rise to drive down to Osmotherley,…

Albion Hills Trail Race

To start my trip in Ontario, Canada, Sally signed us both up for a 5 Peaks trail race at Albion Hills Conservation Area, just to the north of Toronto and conveniently located on the way to Algonquin Provincial Park where we were heading for…

Garscube Gallop

Results | Tour of Clydeside details This fast, furious and fun 7km was second counter in the Tour of Clydeside alliterative series on all this week.  Four varying laps up and down and around Dawsholm woods, continually changing…