Loch Ness Marathon

I travelled up to Inverness on Saturday for this well-organised Sunday race, along with my friend Andre who was running it for the second time, and my girlfriend Cheryl who had kindly agreed to provide support, logistics, and to drive back on…

Norman's Law 15/04/06

A weekend working in Fife coincided nicely with this race. It was a beautiful spring day with very dry conditions which I wasn't expecting following the mud bath at Knockfarrel last weekend. It's a fairly flat course and consequently had a blistering…

Two Breweries

here's the latest after the 2 Breweries which went well by all accounts (although I would be interested to read a race report if anyone cares to....).Chris's time seems a wee bit slow (burned out? /jet lag?) but still bagged full points ,with…

Cutler Fell

Great weather, great race.

Dalry 10K

Calders represent Westies at Dalry Gala Week 10KThe Dalry 10K is a smashing wee mid-week race. As in other years, the race was started by the Gala Queen and her two princesses, who emerged from a big black limo minutes before the start. Tension…

West Highland Way

I think I set a new Westies pw record of 4.5 days on this infamous route (to be fair, only about 19 hours running time in total). Averaging about 20 miles a day, I had brilliant weather and beautiful views of bluebells, lochs and goats. I enjoyed…

What a load of Cobblers

Well, The Cobbler that is, upon Marc McColl's kind invitation. In fact who could resist an invitation to run "from the base to the top", especially when qualified with the additional comments "when I say base I mean 2m above sea level on the…

dastardly don in last of the summer

well. well. well. i gave up football in my early thirties due to aggressive idots winding everyone up and fighting over absolutely nothing and took up the more respectable sport of hill running. the events of sunday 2nd june have forced a rethink…

Chapelgill

1992 Mad dash to start after getting lost in Lanark. Picked up hitch-hikers who in equally mad start-dash had crashed Sierra into sheep-pen. Start delayed for some old duffer to get his leggings on (Ian Struthers?). Nightmare first few hundred…

Scottish Islands Peak Race

1992 Participating Westies and co. were Mark, Helene, Matt, Dave S and Dave P. Brian B never made it to the start after spraining his ankle marshalling at Ben Lomond. Weather on the crossing from Oban to Mull was rather rough. Dave P turned…