Cupar 5

Cupar 5-mile road race. 26-Feb-05.Not the most exciting course. 2.5 miles out along a quiet country road, and 2.5 miles back. Sandy Bennett was fastest runner pushing a baby buggy.1. K Clark, East Kilbride, 26:092. M Bell, C of E, 26:173. B…

Carnethy 5 Hill Race

11th February 2006ResultsBitterly cold and windy but generally dry for the 36th Carnethy Hill Race. The race was won by Rob Jebb in 48.50, with Angela Mudge first lady in 56.19. Summary of Westies results:16, Damon Rodwell, 54:5140, Luke Arnott, 59:0060, Chris…

Arran Half Marathon

1st July 2007After a lazy day on Saturday sitting on the summit of Beinn Ime, Ellie and I decided to head over to Arran on Sunday, and maybe possibly to jog round the Half Marathon.Luckily there were race buses to Blackwaterfoot so we reached…

Falkland Festive Trail Race

15th December 2007The first 100 registered runners were lucky recipients of free Santa suits. The race was won by Kenny Richmond in 33:47. I managed 9th place in 36:10. Ellie was 4th lady in 40:49, and Johnston was 37th in 41:20.Photos|Resu…

Durisdeer Dawdle

14th June 2008The British Championship cavalcade of superstar runners rolled into sleepy Durisdeer to hurtle round this circuit of rolling grassy hills at unbelievable speed.The start was the maddest of all mad starts. A kamikaze descent of…

Goats and sheep

Last night's run really sorted out the goats from the sheep. Only 5 hardy souls made the effort to complete the advertised 15.6km Kelvingrove Monument Run - myself, David, Dave, Katy and Elsie. The weather started out with painfully cold freezing…

Nigel Barge RR

8/1/2000 On paper, the Nigel Barge is the easiest of all the Westies league events. I mean, what could be simpler than 5 miles meandering around the streets of Maryhill and environs. However the faces on Westies competitors on Saturday afternoon…

Hugh Wilson Memorial 10k

Such is the allure of the Hugh Wilson Memorial 10K in East Kilbride that some Westies members will take incredible risks simply to appear. Take, for example, current high-flyer Brian Bonnyman, who yesterday told Louise that he was just "going…

Next Westies Winter League Event

Number 2 race in the league is this Saturday (8th November) at the Glasgow Uni Road Race. 5 miles of fast road, starting and finishing at Garscube. Starts at 3pm.It's a killer, especially up Cleveden Hill.Be there!

Nigel Barge Road Race, 8th January 2005

Net Closes in on Haddie After Another No-ShowA small contingent of Westies turned out for the 5-mile Nigel Barge at Garscube. A few hours beforehand, Blair called off with the lame excuse of a cold. Or maybe he had just looked at the gale forecast…