Bannerman 5k

It was almost a year to the day since the last Bannerman 5k Race round Dawsholm Park took place. Andy had taken all the merit league points on that occasion but wasn’t around to compete this time. I arrived to witness a sea of blue against the green backdrop of the...

Glasgow University 5 Mile Road Race

After being cancelled due to ice back in November, the Glasgow Uni 5 mile road race took place on the 18th of February. The course is similar to the Nigel Barge and takes in the vet school hill twice, along with the climb out of Dawsholm Park to Maryhill Rd, so this...

Kirkintilloch 12.5k Road Race

Cold, windy, lots of hills… what wasn’t to love about this year’s Kirkintilloch 12.5k. Just over 300 runners tackled this cracking race which followed its usual route from St Agatha’s Primary School up and over the 12 hills through Kirkintilloch’s country roads. Merit...

Victoria Parkrun 5k Merit League Race

At the AGM we agreed to replace the Jimmy Irvine 10K with a Parkrun on the 5th of November, however it slipped most peoples minds and only a late minute email reminded the club it was a merit league counter. So was it poorly attended, NO WAY, a mighty 12 of the royal...

Summer Handicap 3

This month’s 5k Handicap saw a new route from Maryhill Road through Garscube Estate to the gate at the cattle grid and back, most of the night’s participants thought that this was a harder course than usual which is surprising as most posted faster times than previous...

Etape Trossachs

On Sunday I did the Etape Trossachs Sportive, I had entered with some friends from work ages ago and I have spent a lot of the summer training for it. A Sportive is a timed route, not technically a race, and as such I was not super concerned about my time. Hence I...

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