Category: Events

Running challenge for the guys 0

Running challenge for the guys

If the girls can have their own 10k in Glasgow, then why not the boys? Following hot on the heels of the hugely successful Glasgow Women’s 10k, which takes place annually in May, the Men’s Health...

Calling runners, orienteers and general adventurers 0

Calling runners, orienteers and general adventurers

A great event called the Highlander Mountain Marathon takes place for the third time this April. It offers the perfect start-of-season challenge for all kinds of adventurers and because the mountain marathon is divided...

It’s the small things…. 0

It’s the small things….

….That keep you going. Pic is of me utterly failing to swim like a pro at last year’s Peebles Triathlon. Will things be any better in 2009? There are times when I feel as though...

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...

If only I could swim like a tri pro 0

If only I could swim like a tri pro

A tri club friend told me abut his 18-year-old son’s success in a recent national swimming competition. As I do the press stuff for the club (volunteer position) I duly posted the fab story...

What are you runners/adventurers waiting for? 0

What are you runners/adventurers waiting for?

Word has it that the Highlander Mountain Marathon is filling up fast. So if you haven’t entered this brilliant event then you’d better get your finger out. Th event is Scotland’s “more remote” answer...

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...

Do it while you can. . . 1

Do it while you can. . .

When I first joined the Glasgow Triathlon Club a few years ago I remember overhearing some club members chatting about the number of training sessions they did in a day. “Oh, I’ve been out...