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…

Scottish National Masters Cross Country

7th February 2009, IrvineDavid Riach, Don Reid and myself were the Westies 'team' at Irvine on Saturday. Stunning sunny weather, with snow-clad Arran in the background.1. Robert Quinn, 31:1229. Chris Upson, 35:0152. David Riach, 36:3481. Don…

Jack Crawford Springburn Cup

With a combination of precision timing and a little help from Cat, I managed to complete the Callander Crags Hill race and make my way back through to Glasgow and compete in the Jack Crawford Springburn Cup!Filled with lactic acid, my legs were…

Praise for Westerlands founder Bill Sheridan - Westerlands Cross Country Club

Introduced by the Rt Hon. Big Al Campbell our founder Bill Sheridan photographed last year The Honourable William Sheridan (THWS, or Sir to his close friends) was elected as an honorary life member of Westerlands Cross Country Club at…

Club Song

Listed below are the lyrics of the Westies club anthem, written by The Rt Hon. Big Al Campbell. The Westies Flag (Sung to the tune of O Christmas Tree) The Westies Flag is flying high Black and gold against the sky To its black letter…