Category: Events

Early bird savings for Tour o’ the Borders cycle sportives 0

Early bird savings for Tour o’ the Borders cycle sportives

On September 11, Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins will ride from Jedburgh to Dumfries at the start of Stage 3 of the Tour of Britain. There is little doubt that Wiggo, and Tour...

A day at the London Paralympics 2012 0

A day at the London Paralympics 2012

At first we couldn’t quite believe we were there. I mean, actually at in the London Olympic Park. Having watched enthralled as three weeks of Olympic Games 2012 played out on our TV in...

Guest blog: Romy’s 10k race of the year 1

Guest blog: Romy’s 10k race of the year

Romy is a friend and fellow runner from Glasgow. Her goal in 2012 has been to run a sub-40 minute 10k. This is no easy challenge, especially as she became a mum just 15...

Young cycling star kicks off Pedal for Scotland 0

Young cycling star kicks off Pedal for Scotland

Young Scot and track cycling supremo Charline Joiner has kickstarted a one week countdown to freshnlo Pedal for Scotland 2012. Charline, who is already a Commonwealth Games silver medallist, was at Linlithgow Palace, one of...

Join in the Sky Ride Edinburgh 0

Join in the Sky Ride Edinburgh

It could be Wiggo. Or Sir Chris. Or Queen Victoria (Pendleton). Or any one of the amazingly inspiring cyclists that we have recently seen in the Tour de France and Olympics. For the UK...

The challenge: 110-mile Pedal for Scotland Sportive 3

The challenge: 110-mile Pedal for Scotland Sportive

As I blogged before, I could have signed up for the classic 47-mile freshnlo Pedal for Scotland bike ride, from Glasgow to Edinburgh, on September 9. And I’m sure I would have loved it....

Two Scottish guys to attempt world record Munro round 0

Two Scottish guys to attempt world record Munro round

Oh, I’m impressed by these two Scottish guys. Calum, 22, of Stevenston, and Paul, 29, of Irvine, both in Ayrshire, are attempting to break the world record for the fastest continuous round of all...

Pedal for Scotland: Do I go for 47 miles or 107 miles? 2

Pedal for Scotland: Do I go for 47 miles or 107 miles?

The 2012 freshnlo Pedal for Scotland people have invited a few bloggers to take part in the annual charity bike ride on September 9. How nice of them to include me! But I have...

How was the Tough Mudder for you? 0

How was the Tough Mudder for you?

“It was brilliant. Mad. Fun. A great laugh. All those things and more,” said a friend, Super Dad Dave, when I caught up with him after he’d taken part in the recent Tough Mudder...

Scot runs epic 650 miles on Scotland’s Watershed 0

Scot runs epic 650 miles on Scotland’s Watershed

Running 650 miles in one month would seem like a big enough challenge. So imagine running all those miles in Scotland’s mighty hills. This is exactly what Colin Meek did when he completed an...