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
Confidence can take days, weeks, months even years to build up but it can disappear just like that. My confidence had been building up ever since my 3000m win at the Emirates and that combined with a lot of hard graft had seen me PB at 5k and demolish my 10k PB. But you read … Continue reading Makes no sense at all – Troon parkrun and Scottish Six Stage Road Relay 2019
It really has been a while since my last blog, and it's been a mixture of not really having much to say and just being disenchanted by the whole expressing myself malarkey. I just felt here that I had to put this one down in writing to remember how I felt as it ends well … Continue reading Winter – from parkrunning to the Scottish indoor 3000m and an unexpected result.
I didn't run from the Thursday until the Sunday as I knew what would happen. Injured. Drop out. Shouted at by Benny. Ridiculed by Ross. To be honest I didn't prepare very well for it even excepting that. I drunk whisky. I ate sweets. Lots of them. And pizza. And a KFC. The most ill … Continue reading “You relay got me” or “there’s no place like gnome”
Firstly before I go onto this run I got a big surprise yesterday when I saw that Scottish Athletics on Facebook had picked up on this blog and had posted a link to it with a little article about myself. "Motherwell AC veteran Mark Gallacher is back in cross country after a couple of decades … Continue reading Mistletoe and whine – the xmas handicap