HOME NATIONS 100KM CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015

There are many reasons we run. It might be to keep fit, it might be to get the happy hormones going, and in addition I often use running to go somewhere new and for the buzz of competition. The Anglo-Celtic Plate/ Home Nations 100km Championships 2015 was the chance to pull on a Scotland vest,… Continue reading HOME NATIONS 100KM CHAMPIONSHIPS 2015

HOW TO DESTROY YOUR LEGS – RACING THE HOME NATIONS ULTRA CHAMPS

Between writing the title for this blog and getting started with the article itself I have already had to take a break due to my hamstrings seizing up with cramp. I have had more cramps today than during any other event that I have ever done. Hopping up and down in the middle of a… Continue reading HOW TO DESTROY YOUR LEGS – RACING THE HOME NATIONS ULTRA CHAMPS

LOCHABER MARATHON

Lochaber is home to Scotland’s loftiest peaks, with Ben Nevis towering over the town of Fort William, and 3 of Scotland’s highest 10 mountains in the immediate vicinity. I’d never run the marathon there, but my wife Jennie had, and if she recommends it highly it must be a great race. Other than for mountains,… Continue reading LOCHABER MARATHON

STUNNING LOCH KATRINE

Is there anything runner’s would rather do than run a stunning course in glorious weather? For all of us lucky enough to enjoy the Loch Katrine Running Festival this was exactly what was served up. Runners could choose between a scenic and undulating 10km, a half marathon, or the full marathon on a day that… Continue reading STUNNING LOCH KATRINE