Bog and Burn Update (After 9 races)

After 9 bog and burns and things are starting to get exciting. 23 people have now completed their 6 races. Andrew Fullwood and Chris Furse (both Westies) are the only two to have completed all 9 races. Things are particularly heating up on…

Kilpatricks Kaper 2019

What can be said about the Kilpatricks Kaper 2019? It was a beautiful summer’s evening; golden sunshine and breeze to keep the midges at bay. 94 runners went up the hill and 94 runners came down again. The marshalling team were ace;…

Kilpatricks Kaper 2019 Photos

Well done to all the Westies who ran the Kilps Kaper! Some great results, and thanks to James and the other marshals for organising! Managed to take a few finish line photos in between trying to read numbers. Sorry I didn't get everybody! …

Bog and Burn Update (after 8 races)

After 8 races in the bog and burn and as predicted Julian Warman (79 pts - HBT) has taken a commanding lead over Jonathan Weir (160 pts - Unattached) and Christopher McKiddie (175 pts – Westies). 14 people have now completed their 6 races,…
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Another account of Arrochar Alps

The more I learned about the Arrochar Alps race, the more intimidated I was. Rough terrain, huge climbs, potentially tricky navigation and a usually tiny field of runners meant I’d pretty much written it off as a race I would never participate…

Arrochar Alps

I hit the fireroad with 7 minutes to run the final 1 mile which would see me land a sub 4 hour time. I crossed the line in 4:01. Perhaps the hardest bit of the day was trying to hide from the midges at the start, who I'm sure were delighted…

Arrochar Alps 2019

The end of June rolls around and it’s time for another jaunt in the Arrochar Alps... Things got off to a slightly shaky start on Friday night with a couple of issues in the marshalling team (Holly due to illness, Arron due to a cow / train…
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Du pain, du vin et du parkrun

There are few parkruns in l'Hexagone but luckily there is one in Bordeaux, where I found myself this Saturday. Malhereusement, the Bordeaux parkrun is 30km north of the city so of course the only reasonable way to get there was to hire a motorbike…

Cort ma Law photos

Photos from Barbara

Bog and Burn Update

6 races down in the bog and burn and it’s time for probably the two toughest races of the series so I’ve taken a quick look at the standings. Currently only two people have completed all 6 races (both Westies). So the series is currently…