Never Give Up – the Sri Chimnoy Scottish 5k championships 2022

Disclaimer: This is my own personal blog about my own wee achievements. Occasionally things come together and I get a good result. If that happens I will celebrate it here to remember how it feels, because believe me, there are enough bad ones. The 12th May 2019 and it’s a hot, sunny day in Coatbridge. … Continue reading Never Give Up – the Sri Chimnoy Scottish 5k championships 2022

Everyday Stranger – British Masters and Grangemouth Round the Houses 10k champs 2022

Disclaimer: This is just a wee blog of race I ran. Just for me. I find it cathartic to get it out and put it down and then I carry on. Aye I know I'm weird but I'm doing no harm. It's here if you're bored and want a 5 minute diversion. 10k racing. Oh … Continue reading Everyday Stranger – British Masters and Grangemouth Round the Houses 10k champs 2022

Whisky Dream – Scottish Masters 3000m indoors championships 2022.

We got to race again. Indoors racing for us oldies had been banned since before xmas but we were getting to go again even though we had missed a few events. Indoor racing where you share a lane was a contact sport apparently, I'm guessing they must have seen Graeme Gemmell running. The cancelling of … Continue reading Whisky Dream – Scottish Masters 3000m indoors championships 2022.

Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before – the story of 2021

It is a Thursday night session at Cambuslang and the first group gets away from me. Then the second. I am struggling to keep any sort of pace going up the slightest hill there is and my average pace is plummeting faster than James Corden going off the highest diving platform in the world. Everything … Continue reading Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before – the story of 2021

Time

This blog was supposed to eventually lead up to the Linlithgow 10k, but man I have not had the inspiration and since it is a month late it will also include the West District XC relays. I know, aren’t you all lucky. Hills, mud, drama, prizes and a general malaise. Something for everyone/ no-one (delete … Continue reading Time