Change my Mind – Shettleston 10k 2022 and Livi 800

This will come as no surprise to most of you but I don’t really know what I am doing. It’s true. Last year running wise I had a massive focus, I knew I wanted to compete at the steeplechase. My aims were in black and white, no dubiety; I knew exactly what I wanted. I … Continue reading Change my Mind – Shettleston 10k 2022 and Livi 800

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

Repetition – the year that was 2019

“Eastenders was hilarious tonight” “No barcode mate? No worries” “Loving Gavin Hinde’s new perm” “Ach Brexit doesn’t matter, let’s all just get pissed” Jacob Rees Mogg “I had a lot of luck today” John Speirs “My brother is my best pal” Noel Gallagher “High flying St Mirren” “I didn’t like it…. I thought it was … Continue reading Repetition – the year that was 2019

Try Try Try / Close to me – Cambuslang DBTR 10K and Stirling Monument Mile

There's a common theme all the way through this blog which takes in two very different disciplines. I can't deny that for me I have been running really well recently and I am also well aware that with my age in particular I am going to hit that brick wall soon and the progress will … Continue reading Try Try Try / Close to me – Cambuslang DBTR 10K and Stirling Monument Mile

Chemical Beats – the Grangemouth Round the Houses 10k 2019.

A two song special this week, because I couldn't have a happy blog here with a Smiths song as the main one. Doesn't mean that you escape it because its the Round the Houses 10k race at Grangemouth, that sea of salubrious sunshine. "William, it was really nothing" by the Smiths eloquently begins "The rain … Continue reading Chemical Beats – the Grangemouth Round the Houses 10k 2019.