Sparky’s Dream – the Scottish Master Indoor track 2022

The usual disclaimer at the start to pre-empt the naysayers. It is just a hobby, a bit of fun, and that goes for both the writing and the running. I am not claiming to be a world-beater and just like to record the wee achievements that I manage to do for myself. So last time … Continue reading Sparky’s Dream – the Scottish Master Indoor track 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.

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

Living it, Loving it, Larging it -Scottish Masters Steeplechase Championships 2021

I have drafted this opening a few times to be honest and still don't know how to start it. There's always that fear of annoying and upsetting people but I'm really happy to have achieved something that's so inconsequential to so many but meant so much to me so yes, I think I will start … Continue reading Living it, Loving it, Larging it -Scottish Masters Steeplechase Championships 2021

Going for Gold / Getting Better – Balloch to Clydebank Half Marathon 2020

Aye the old Britpoppians amongst you will be rubbing your hands together for the musical double whammy, but these songs have to be earned. Please note this is a one take written in 20 minutes at lunchtime report so sorry for any omissions or mistakes. We are living in funny times, unprecedented times for many, … Continue reading Going for Gold / Getting Better – Balloch to Clydebank Half Marathon 2020