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

Living for the weekend – Includes Scottish Indoor 3000m champs 2020

Note: This blog was written differently, posted and deleted earlier in the week as I wasn't comfortable with it. Running wise the weekend was brilliant. It started off on Friday night with one of my favourite events of the year, the Scottish Indoor 3000m at the Emirates at the GAA BMC Miler meet. This one … Continue reading Living for the weekend – Includes Scottish Indoor 3000m champs 2020

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.