Category: Events

Sunday Mail: New Glencoe Skyrunner race

Glencoe is a fabulous place of high-rise mountains and ridges. And now it will be the setting for an adventurous Skyrunner race. The Glencoe Skyline launches this summer and is expected to attract some...

Peebles Outdoor Film Festival

The Peebles Outdoor Film Festival joins a fast growing stable of outdoor and adventure festivals in Scotland. The Peebles programme of events launches this weekend (February 13 to 15, 2015) and promises a great line...

Sunday Mail: Challenge Karen Darke

Despite being left paralysed in a climbing accident in her early 20s, Karen Darke continues to take on outdoors challenges that many able bodied people would dismiss as utterly bonkers.   The extraordinary Scottish para-cyclist and...

What Bike Should I Buy for Triathlon?

What Bike Should I Buy for Triathlon?

A question that comes up time and again at local triathlon clubs is what first bike should I buy? Here is what bike mechanic and Glasgow Tri Club athlete Nick Green would advise. Buying kit for...

My outdoors challenges for 2015

My outdoors challenges for 2015

In 2013, my aim was to qualify for the World Age Group Triathlon Championships. Which I did! I made it to London in the sprint category (age 45 to 49). In 2014, I entered...

Sunday Mail: Billie Fleming Tribute Ride

Sunday Mail: Billie Fleming Tribute Ride

  A year-long relay ride that pays tribute to the legendary late cyclist Billie Fleming sets off on January 1, 2015. Here is my article about impressive Billie and the reason for the epic cycle...