Meall a Bhuachaille

Boring but true: I like logical thinking, good planning and evidence-based decision-making. So it’s a bit confusing that despite an extensive evidence to the contrary, I ran the first 20 minutes of the 2021 Meall a Bhuachaille Hill Race as…

The Cioch Mhor Hill Race

Last Saturday a good number of Westies took part in the Cioch Mhor Hill Race. It was an interesting race, a lot of it very runnable, with stiles to get over and a river crossing as well. My Dad wrote a race report for the 2015 race so I was…

A Tale of Two Breweries

Key facts: 30k, 1,500m ascent, minimal bog It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It was the age of modesty, it was the age of competitiveness. It was the summer of freedom, it was the autumn of hope, it was a wee bit chilly…

You Gravel Bro? Dukes Weekender 2021

OK, I’ll take my own medicine. I’d spent more time on pedals than in trainers this summer and I wanted to test out the ol’ Chris Hoys in a competitive setting. The Dukes Weekender had been on my radar for a few years, so what better…

The Luss Lollipop photos

Link to race photo's from The Luss Lollipop. Courtsey of Barbara MacLeod.

Glenshee Race photos

Link to photos --> Photos courtsey of Barbara MacLeod.