Do your thing – The Scottish Masters Indoor 3000m championships 2023

It’s been 11 weeks since I last pulled on the racing shoes and it wasn’t supposed to be that way. The plan:  In an ideal world I was supposed to come back from the Dublin XC International energised, confident and raring to go, and make an assault on the indoor track season. I had my … Continue reading Do your thing – The Scottish Masters Indoor 3000m championships 2023

Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards

Over the last couple of years I have had a lot of good fortune in the running game. To be clear I don’t just mean on race days when I have maybe ran above myself, opponents haven’t ran as expected, opponents haven’t shown up or I’ve taken risks that have paid off, nah when you … Continue reading Waiting for the Great Leap Forwards

The One and Only / Endless Art – The British and Irish Masters Cross Country International 2022 — Dublin

I want to start positive here, and I WILL start positive here because it is quite a simple bottom line really. I went abroad to run in an international event for Scotland and came home with a medal. That’s the punchline right there. See? I have saved you 5 minutes; you don’t have to read … Continue reading The One and Only / Endless Art – The British and Irish Masters Cross Country International 2022 — Dublin

Super Trouper – Linlithgow 10k, Great Scottish Run 10k, West District Cross Country relays 2022

Disclaimer: Ach chill out, it's just running. THIS POST HAS BEEN EDITED ON 19/10/2022 AFTER THE GREAT SCOTTISH RUN ANNOUNCED THE COURSE WAS YET AGAIN WRONG. To anyone who may read this mish mash of events welcome, come in, have a brew and let me irritate you. I know blogs are old fashioned nonsense and … Continue reading Super Trouper – Linlithgow 10k, Great Scottish Run 10k, West District Cross Country relays 2022

The Unforgettable Fire – Kilmaurs 5k and English Masters Inter Area Track and Field champs

I know I have been racing a lot recently and I am looking forward to a spell away from it but me being me I wasn't going to do it that easily. Where would be the fun it that? Last blog was from the start of the week and the Masters relays was such brilliant … Continue reading The Unforgettable Fire – Kilmaurs 5k and English Masters Inter Area Track and Field champs