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Venga Barcelona!

‘If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.’ - Emil Zatopek   ‘The marathon never ceases to be a race of joy, a race of wonder.’ - Hal Higdon   ‘I get emotional…

Chapelgill

Chapelgill hill has race 2.6km & 410m. I really couldn't be bothered with this race today. I felt so unfit and I didn't like my chances that I wouldn't come last. Also, it didn't help that it was 0.5 degrees with a wind chill of about -7!…

Chapelgill

Chapelgill hill has race 2.6km & 410m. I really couldn't be bothered with this race today. I felt so unfit and I didn't like my chances that I wouldn't come last. Also, it didn't help that it was 0.5 degrees with a wind chill of about -7!…
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Venga Barcelona!

‘If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon.’ - Emil Zatopek ‘The marathon never ceases to be a race of joy, a race of wonder.’ - Hal Higdon ‘I get emotional when I watch a marathon...I…

Strahaven Run With The Wind Half Marathon 2018

Luckily on the day it was mostly Run Without Any Wind. Except for miles 7.5-9 where it was Run Into The Wind. A brutal course this one. The description had the first half being ‘mostly’ up-hill with and the second half being ‘mostly’…

National Masters Cross-Champs 2018

McCaffrey Triumphs as Young Turks Falter Dean Park in Kilmarnock is the cross-country course of legend. Mud and glaur, endless undulations and a stormer of a hill make it a trail not for the faint hearted. Holding the race on a gloomy Saturday…

Captains Diary in the run up to the Burdens

Nov 1st: Send out email asking for names… Blink… 46 unread emails saying people are keen. Nov 20th: Starting reading through emails and assigning teams, this involves a 36 dimensional equations that even Gwyn would be proud of. Dec…

Feel the Burns

Report from Andrew Fullwood:   A poetic race report from the back with apologies to the Bard and anyone else with good taste.   Eight Westies left the west coast To the east and south to Selkirk A race for the Bard in the Borders was…

Lumphanan Detox 10k 2018

Take two spoonfulls of Lumphanan to avoid indigestion. Actually – it’s 10 you want, kilometres not spoonfulls - it’s the earliest UK race of its kind in the calendar year apparently. My Lumphanan’s been playing up over…