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Durisdeer

7 Westies turned up for the Durisdeer Hill Race in difficult conditions with low cloud, rain and wind. Visibility was very poor which resulted in half the field making navigation errors and generally making a hash of things. A small field of…

Merrick Hill Race 2015

29 people were on the start line for this one, including Alan, who finished in fourth place. Last year's winner, Jim Haworth, was third, Owen was second, and I finished shortly ahead of him. First lady was Kerstin Leslie who knocked 10 minutes…

Dumyat Dash

Results I feel as ladies captain I have to report on this race as Westies ladies won the day! My first hill race for at least two years and it felt great to be back. This was a cold day which turned to sleet at the top of Dumyat. A trail …

Creag Dhubh

So the offer of a weekend up at Chez Gorman, with a tough wee hill race sandwiched in between the compulsory alcohol consumption, proved too tempting to resist especially given how much fun it was when last there a couple of years ago. For those…

Jura Race 2013

Here are a few photos from this year's Jura Race courtesy of Barbara Macleod. She reports that Mindy finished around 5 hours 16 minutes and Manny had a great run for a probable 13th place.

Ingleborough Fell Race

Results | Garmin trackThis was my first hill race in some time. The race started in the limestone clad village of Ingleborough, Yorkshire, and climbed the well trodden footpath to the summit of Ingleborough, one of the Yorkshire three peaks,…

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…

Ben Lomond Junior Fun Run 2012

As the saying goes, never work with children or animals... Well, I work with animals and at home made the mistake of letting the children outnumber us. Trying to get three kiddies dressed in running clothes, spare clothes for when they inevitably…

Eridge 10, 11 9.11

Bloody Nora, just been for a lunch-time session, if you could call it that? Should be shot at dawn. Now steady, steady lad. Not worthy of the Gold & Black today. Be a brighter day tomorrow..........let's hope so.Now then, The Eridge 10 nr.Tunbridge…

The Three Peaks, (Yorks.)

Stuff and Nonsense, this game. Stuff and Nonsense. Well, hold on just a wee, dawgone minute there Mr. Dillon. Clearly, for the likes of Neighbour and Semple this was to be a breeze. Really.Was this confidence, over-confidence, or mere stupidity?…