Category: Running

Speed running in the sleet 0

Speed running in the sleet

While 20 or so of our fellow Glasgow Tri Club athletes headed out to the warmer climes of Club La Santa on Lanzarote today, eight of those left behind in Scotland braved a chilly...

"i" really, really want one! 0

"i" really, really want one!

So I didn’t really want an Apple iPhone. Not really. I could appreciate it was a thing of gadgetry beauty and that it offered all kinds of nice apps. But I thought I could...

I really, really want one! 1

I really, really want one!

So I didn’t really want an Apple iPhone. Not really. I could appreciate it was a thing of gadgetry beauty and that it offered all kinds of nice apps. But I thought I could...

Finally, I ran to the top! 0

Finally, I ran to the top!

The first time I took the G-Force to run Dumgoyne hill, near Strathblane, I was fairly confident that I’d at least keep up with him. After all I’ve summitted this 1400ft scenic icon several...

The thoroughly modern guide to buying trainers (for kids, too) 0

The thoroughly modern guide to buying trainers (for kids, too)

You don’t just pop into a high street shoe shop to buy a pair of trainers on special offer these days. Especially if you’re planning to do even the tiniest bit of serious jogging....

The thoroughly modern guide to buying trainers (for kids, too) 0

The thoroughly modern guide to buying trainers (for kids, too)

You don’t just pop into a high street shoe shop to buy a pair of trainers on special offer these days. Especially if you’re planning to do even the tiniest bit of serious jogging....

The bike and wine diet 0

The bike and wine diet

Some years ago I recall the Herald’s flamboyant wine writer Joe Fattorini waxing lyrical about his great new weight loss plan. Rather than deny himself all his favourite treats, Joe told me that he’d...

Get on your bike to get fit 0

Get on your bike to get fit

It’s lighter, ever so slightly warmer (on some days) and there’s the faintest whiff of hope in the air as finally we all allow ourselves to look forward to spring and summer. So there’s...

One thing I know about injuries 0

One thing I know about injuries

Something that one of my triathlon pals once said about Amateur Athletes and injuries has stayed with me. While most of the general public will happily take the advice of their doctor to completely...