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Dumgoyne Handicap 2015

The winner of the 2015 Dumgoyne Handicap, and recipient of the Simon Triger Memorial Trophy, is Gordon Bulloch. In a reversal of their Goatfell placings, Robert Simpson finished second, just ahead of Gregor Stewart. Gregor's run time of 38.41…

First club run of 2014

The first club run of the year, a canter up Dumgoyne from Blanefield. Drawing inspiration, no doubt, from a combination of New Year resolutions and guilt over the seasonal excess of indulgence over training, more than twenty Westies turned out…

Sunday Run: Tannoch - Dumgoyne -Strathblane

The four of us - Karine, Cameron, Stanley and myself - met up at Loch Tannoch on clear and frosty Sunday morning. When we set off at 10 there was still plenty of icy patches, but that was soon going change. Marvelously warm sunshine provided…

The Dark Side of Dumgoyne

A last-minute change of route for the Wednesday run saw eight Westies climb Dumgoyne and trot out to Earl's Seat on a chilly autumn evening. As the gloaming turned to dark, we were left with just the full moon, flitting back and fro behind clouds,…

Earl's Seat club run

14th April 2010Another good turnout on Wednesday night, with numbers up on last week's Bar Hill run - perhaps the sun provided a wee boost to motivation? Attendees ranged from stalwarts like Helen, Pat, and Pauline to newcomers Robert and Alasdair,…

Dumgoyne Handicap Race

I headed up to Strathblane determined to be the first recipent of the Simon Triger Trophy. Bounding along the water board road, silly big grin from cheek-to-cheek and at one stage taking off my vest to display my impressively, impeccable abs,…