Category: Running

Kids on the run again 0

Kids on the run again

This morning was the last of three Garscube Harriers Schools X Country league races held at Mugdock, near Strathblane. Daughter, Miss Outdoors, was up for another muddy outing. Except today is was more of...

Now you can see we’re no Slackers 0

Now you can see we’re no Slackers

Thanks to Super-Fit dave here is the Slacks route in all its glory. How cool is that?! And thanks to Fabulous Running Potter Rachel here is a link to a shop that sells Jalas...

No slacking on The Slacks 2

No slacking on The Slacks

Pic of Fabulous Running Potter Rachel, Steve-the-Camel and Super-Fit Dave It was the fortnightly hill running outing last night with my equally mad friends, Super Fit Dave, Steve-the-Camel (because he seems to be able...

Kids on the run 0

Kids on the run

Today was the second race in the East Dunbartonshire Schools Cross Country League (organised by the Kirkie Olympians). My daughter Havana’s school, Mosshead Primary, takes part so we were up early to arrive at...

Hilly wake-up run 0

Hilly wake-up run

I sometimes join the 3 Ms (Moira, Maureen and Mairi) for an early morning run on Wednesdays and Fridays. They have been doing early runs for years ever since Maureen’s now grown-up children were...

Rainy Sunday 2

Rainy Sunday

It rained and rained this morning during our regular Glasgow Tri Club Sunday morning run – but no-one seemed to care that much. Good chat and a nice route through Pollok Country Park on...

Double whammie + Skins review 2

Double whammie + Skins review

Two fabulous runs in two days! It’s not often that happens (well, certainly not to me.) Thanks to some holiday time away from my desk on Friday I managed a chilly, but dry and...

Reservoir blogs 3

Reservoir blogs

I imagine that the Mugdock and Craigmaddie Reservoirs at Milngavie are going to feature frequently in this blog. Located just a few of miles from my home, they often provide a handy destination for...

Going somewhere… 0

Going somewhere…

If you ever lose the motivation to exercise then try this tactic: run/cycle back from wherever you are. Of course, you need to be realistic about this (running back from you parent’s house 100...

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Munro tops!

A tri club pal texted last night to suggest an early morning run up Ben Vorlich, close to Loch Lomond. How could Fiona Outdoors resist this challenge? As luck would have it, the husband...