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Roddy & Ally go for a Run

This long awaited 3-part series was commissioned following a generally well-received pilot episode: ‘Roddy & Ally run the burdens leg 2’. Episode 1: SIPR – ‘Another Sorrdid Affair’ We gave it a good bash. The sailors; Brian,…
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SIPR, JURA & LAMM ft Porkpies

How many pork pies are too many? Well, the answer depends on who and when you ask. Ask Ally and he’ll probably stop at a meagre 6. Ask me on the other hand and you’ll get an answer close to 20. Excessive for one weekend you say? Well…

LAMM 2012

Team Peplinski and Penderis on the B course.Well where to start with the LAMM. This was the fourth year that I have paired up with George Peplinksi (and yes, he keeps resisting the pressure to join Westies!). The LAMM is a different race, in…

LAMM 2011

A surprisingly sunny weekend in the North of Scotland - it must be the LAMM weekend again, and even the midges stayed away this year (well most of the time anyway). Besides some rain on the afternoon and evening of the overnight camp, the rest…

LAMM 2011 report v2

Turns out that there was more than one Westie at the LAMM this year... at least, if I am allowed to consider myself a lapsed/part-time Westie. Let my sorry tale be a warning to all. Always go to Wednesday night training. Not going to training…

LAMM 2010

I entered the LAMM some time ago with my friend Rachel Dearden after doing the Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon with her last year. After dropping out of the OMM last year and leaving her to find a replacement last minute I knew I couldn't…

Lamm 2009 - A report from an absentee Westie

The temptation of a trip to the North of Scotland proved too great and so it was off to fantastic sunshine (and freezing nights…) in Kintail to enter the B course of the 2009 LAMM. This being my first I had no idea what to expect, but…

LAMM

LAMM Trials and TribulationsWell it's about time their was a ladies voice on the race write ups this year (although I'm sure there are many precedents that my sieve like brain has forgotten) but as a race report virgin I may be regretting this…