Ben Lomond Hill Race 2019

Results from the Ben Lomond Race 2019: https://protay.co.uk/ben-lomond-2019     Pictures of Westies from the top of the steep climb/descent.  

What was James doing to miss the start of the Dumyat hill race?

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Yorkshire 3 Peaks – The marathon with mountains

Long race - Short report. 1000 people do it. English fell runners rattle on about it. Decent race. 3 Westies did it this year. Worth putting on the bucket list.    

The Long Classic Experience

Last year at Stuc a Chroin 5000 I watched Carnethy walk away with a mega whisky haul by default for being the only club with three women in attendance. So this year I was thrilled that seven Westie wimmin made it to the start... though not without…

The Fellsman

The Fellsman is quirky little race that has evolved from a Long Distance Walkers Association event that raises funds for the Scouts. It has some unique kit requirements and rules to keep you safe as you make your way across the fells in giant…

A little rhyme of My Whangie race

The Whangie, the whangie, what a race it was Perfectly organised, flagged without flaws Nial and his team , coped with the Throng It went like clockwork, nowt went wrong Except, a tumble, 8 minutes into my race Meant I never recovered…

Whangie Whizz Results

Attached are the Whangie Whizz Results 2019 Results

Beinn Dubh, Dubh, Dubh, Push Pineapple Shake the Tree

Beinn Dubh, I hardly recognised you in such dry conditions! In fact, it was so dry that if someone like Finlay Wild turned up the record was in serious danger... oh wait that's exactly what happened. I wasn't in the mood for a race but can't…

Cardinal Munros

Whilst having a look at the Munro map a few months ago, out of curiosity I had a look for the furthest North, East, South and West Munros. I’m familiar, as most Glasgow-based hill folk, with Ben Lomond and I knew that Ben Hope was the most…

Went for a wee jaunt on Easter. Don't know if anyone'll be interested, but here it is :)

So, yesterday plans made over 5 years ago finally came to fruition with the 'Loch Goil Watershed' getting it's (first known) completion. At ~40 miles with ~16,000 ft (5000m) ascent, 23 tops over largely pathless rough terrain, this was…