Posts

A chilly mid week Kilpatricks run

It was a smaller than usual turnout assembled for the mid-week run from the Old Kilpatricks gas works last night. No doubt the date clashed with some emergency xmas sitting-by-the-fire duties, or perhaps the Nebit race (looking forward…

Kilpatricks Hill Race 2014

Results An exciting dead-heat finish for the top 2, the rain staying off till the last minute, no organisational issues on the night, superb marshalling & timekeeping, nearly 30 Westies taking part, lots of muddy, happy-looking runners and,…

1-2-3 at Kilps

Results Last Wednesday saw the westies out in force to organise and run in the Kilparticks hill race. I arrived early to try do my bit and help out with entries (although I was probably just getting in Claire's way). With a record entry things…

Not so Mundane Monday

 Monday after work I set off a bit reluctantly on a mundane Monday training run; it turned out to be my best run so far this year. As I jogged up the Kilpatricks' escarpment, a lingering, blood organge sunset flooded the Firth…

Kilpatricks Hill Race 2012

ResultsMan or machine? Well we all know the answer to that one - there is no doubt that Christine's car was defeated at the Kilpatricks hill race, but with the cloud of midges I almost didn't make it around either. Thank you to Christine Menhennet…

Overtoun House hill run

A new route with a rather vague description "Up via Lang Craigs and back via Doughnot Hill" appeared on the Wednesday runs. I met up with David Dickson and new John at the carpark near Overtoun House. While we waited for someone with a clue…

Kilpatricks Hill Race 2009

Well it’s the first time I’ve been on time for or even found the Kilpatricks Hillrace so things were looking good at the start. The May training plan of rock climbing and running once at Dumyat ensured I was at the peak of physical…