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Scans from the Westies archive

We have a selection of documents from the Nineties: Westies Newsletters (PDF) 1996-97 Dec - Jan 1996 Oct - Nov 1997 Apr - May 1997 Aug - Sept 1997 Jun - Jul 1997 April - May 1998 Jan - Feb Advert Glengoyne Gallop Scotland…
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Never Mind The Trossachs, Here's The Westies

The Forth Inn was hoaching at registration for the now well-established Trossachs Trail Series. Sure enough, a record 173 runners were on the start line for the first in three races, over a 5.5mile course. The preceding days had been (relatively)…

SA National XC Championships: Cumbernauld: Sat 27 October 18

Three Westies teams; V50 men, Senior men and V40 females took part in a great day of racing at the cross country national championships. V50 male: Gordon McCaffrey, Ian Thurlbeck,  Don Reid Senior men: Peter McNab. Scott Henderson, Kevin…

FRA 2018

The normal revelry of the HBMR didn’t materialise this year; mainly due to the subdued Mr Gorman opting for OJ instead of his normal tipple (his mood might have been affected by the service he received throughout the weekend). The FRAs were…

Conic Hill Club run

What a great evening I had yesterday out on a Westies club run for the first time in a long while. There was a great turn out on a fine night with the full moon trying to shine through. I was quite apprehensive, even more so when I discovered…

Dumbartonshire AAA XC Relay Championships 2018

Dumbartonshire AAA XC Relay Championships Saturday 20/10/18 U11 Boys and Girls - Entries and Results - DAAA XC Relays 20 Oct 2018 Women's Entries and Results - DAAA XC Relays 20 Oct 2018 Young Females Entries and Results - DAAA XC Relays…
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Lakes In A Day – 50 miles, 4000m, from the top to the bottom of the Lake District

“Soak upyour surroundings as you travel from Caldbeck, on the northern edge of the Lakes, to Cartmel, in the south.” I’m not sure that the Lakes In A Day race organiser intended this to taken literally when they posted it on the front…
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Hodgson Brothers Mountain Relay 2018

A strong Westies contingent (and me) made their way to the Lake District for the annual Hodgsons Brothers Mountain Relays last Sunday. This is a four-leg race on the hills around Patterdale; a stunning course and, thanks to a strictly limited…
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I. AM. SPARTAN!

I. AM. SPARTAN ... You yell this at the start line, and you believe it as you think 'Yes, I WILL conquer all these daunting obstacles – I definitely am Spartan!' By the end you're more likely to be whimpering 'Thank God I got through…