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Cyclists V Harriers

You'd think that a cyclist would always beat a runner wouldn’t you? Well, providing they’re on their bike at least. Sunday saw 9 Westies put that theory to the test at the annual Cyclists V Harriers event at Irvine, hosted by Irvine…

Allan Scally Relays Sat 30th Oct

On a fine day for running young Ciaran McDonald and myself turned up for the race which last year was my debut for the westies. We had a 2 man team chat prior to the race and agreed to to run 2 legs each and we duly entered 4 names. Ciaran…

Mugdock Super Dooper Turbo XXX Boost

Well the rain was bouncing off the windows this morning making me wish I hadn't entered it but there was no way I was letting my twenty quid entrance fee go to waste.The race was advertised at 10 to 12 miles with an X zone of about 1 mile in…

Nigel Barge Road Race, 2008

As I was having a particularly bad plod around the Nigel Barge trail today (so bad that, to my eternal shame, I dropped out at the end of the first lap), my mind lapsed to musing over the many races organised by clubs to commemorate illustrious…

Nigel Barge

Menhennet Double Whammy as she loses out on New Year Bonanza A dozen Westies souls braved the foggy, damp streets of Maryhill for the Nigel Barge Road Race on Saturday. It turned out to be a profitable day out for Westies women-all except Chris…

McAndrew Relays 2005

Champ Chris Blasts Rivals in Sprint Another Winter. Another McAndrew. Another Bunch of Old Crocks appearing out the woodwork. Another cry of "How can a 3-mile run round the streets of Jordanhill feel so bad?"Yes, it was back to normal on Saturday…

West Districts Relays

There was a great Westies turnout of 15 runners for the start of the Winter League on Saturday at the West District Relays at Kirkintilloch. In the best traditions of cross-country, it was raining, the course was a bog and there were midges…

The Nationals

Captain Charlie Campbell braved a career threatening injury to lead a 10-man team into the Nationals on Saturday. Meanwhile, the absence of their main rivals ensured that Muffy and Drew took the Westies Winter League titles. The overnight wet…

East Kilbride 10k

1 DecemberWesties Captain and world-record breaker Charlie Campbell triumphed over the rest of the Westies men in his 2001 winter debut at the Hugh Wilson Memorial 10K at East Kilbride on Saturday.Charlie managed to maintain a respectable lead…

National Cross Country Championships

Linwood is possibly one of Scotland's most dull towns, famous only for an interesting but flawed piece of socialist industrial planning in the 60's and 70's called the Chrysler Car Plant, and a mention in THAT well-known Proclaimers song. Such…