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

Cocoon – The Tom Scott Road races round the loch 6k(ish)

This won't be a long one you'll be glad to know. A short one because I did the short race. And because I'm short. Just a wee reminder to myself. About the race that is, I always know I'm short. Now I love the Tom Scott road races. The 10 miler is one of my … Continue reading Cocoon – The Tom Scott Road races round the loch 6k(ish)

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