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Neilston Pad trail race 2016

So for the second year running this race has coincided with the Ben Lomond one, and I was the lone Westie there, but I believe others have run this in previous years. Yes, I was first lady to cross the line and believe me I have dined out on…

Albion Hills Trail Race

To start my trip in Ontario, Canada, Sally signed us both up for a 5 Peaks trail race at Albion Hills Conservation Area, just to the north of Toronto and conveniently located on the way to Algonquin Provincial Park where we were heading for…

Calderglen 2013

Turned out to be a perfect running night on Friday for the Calderglen trail races. Spotted a couple of Westies vests warming up, Michael Sweeney and Chris McKuddie, Michael looked like he could give the front runners a good push along and Chris…

TRANS MONTESBLANCOS TRAIL

I signed up for this mid-afternoon race sometime in early spring when it was blowing a gale and still rather chilly out. But the weather has changed quite remarkably since then and so it was with some trepidation that I lined up along with 100…

Kinnoull Hill Race

Kinnoull is one of those races that seems to divide opinion among hill runners. Often written off as little more than a hilly cross-country race, I've heard it dismissed as too short, too flat and too fast - all presumably reasons why it's been…

Loch Katrine circumnavigation

Why? Ye canny ask that. Yes, this another Struthers monumental extravaganza of hill,trail,road walk a mere blip in the eye from Glasgow.It was either a) From Trossachs Pier by courtesy of The Sir Walter Scott cruising to Stronachlachar Pier…

Glen Kinglass Trail

Struthers,Struthers,& Semple.......not a Law Firm,perhaps unfortunately,but the intrepid trio of Ian,Sally, and allegedly Wooster.Yes these three are really coming onto their game. Which one is that?Their Saturday's Sublime Social Sojourn…