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

Slip Away – TrailFest Solstice Series race 2 – 12k

So I went back. TrailFest Solstice Series race no 2, to be 12k this time with some promised technical sections. I know, listen to me, I sound like I know all the jargon but I didn’t really know what that meant except it was going to be harder and I felt all the mountain men … Continue reading Slip Away – TrailFest Solstice Series race 2 – 12k

Commercial Alternative – TrailFest Scotland Solstice Trail Series race 1 – 7k

You know it really didn’t take long to get into this trail malarkey. One double rainbow across the field and I was really feeling it. The only quandary was do I keep running hard or stop and take a pic? I picked the wrong one and kept running but thankfully others took some pics and … Continue reading Commercial Alternative – TrailFest Scotland Solstice Trail Series race 1 – 7k

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