Reason left to destroy – The Scottish Masters 3000m Steeplechase 2018

Now you will have to excuse me because this one will jump all over the place. Literally at points, like a decrepit Tigger reliving better days in his nursing home. As the great Garscube philosopher Jim Boyle succinctly put it this is all about overcoming barriers, but since that’s cheesier than Peter Andre eating Wotsits … Continue reading Reason left to destroy – The Scottish Masters 3000m Steeplechase 2018

The boy with the thorn in his side – Trailfest Solstice Series race 3, 15k

Disclaimer: this has been written quickly as I am off on holiday, but will hopefully give you a flavour. All good things come to an end unfortunately. I have loved the Thursday nights at Mugdock, sneaking out of work early, getting changed in the car, pretending I understand what technical means, and feeling inadequate with … Continue reading The boy with the thorn in his side – Trailfest Solstice Series race 3, 15k

Hot Hot Hot – Strathclyde parkrun 407 and Alloa Half marathon 2018

Disclaimer: Some people like running in the cold or wind better than in the heat and vice versa. One man’s food is another man’s poison. If you ran it yesterday you’ll know how tricky it was. Jargon: To CeeLo – to sweat like the rapper CeeLo Green wearing a woollen polo neck, football socks and … Continue reading Hot Hot Hot – Strathclyde parkrun 407 and Alloa Half marathon 2018

Trailblazing

Running. Such a simple thing at times, get the shoes on and just run. We are spoiled here In Scotland with such a different array of running routes and surfaces – road, track, trail, sand, hills flat, everything, and it’s easy to forget the beauty on our doorsteps. Before I joined Motherwell AC I would … Continue reading Trailblazing