Neil McCover Half Marathon

After last weekend’s spectacular Great Scottish Run, this weekend saw a much more low-key but still very enjoyable race, the Neil McCover Half Marathon organised by the Kirkintilloch Olympians. The race is run in memory of Neil McCover, who was a Superintendent in Strathclyde Police and club chair and coach at Kirkintilloch Olympians, but who …

Great Scottish Run

The weekend of 29-30th September saw Glasgow stage the Great Scottish Run with a Super Saturday consisting of a toddler dash, junior run and family mile. Sunday saw runners take to the streets for the 10k and half marathon. Club colours were to be seen in both the 10K and half marathon with some great …

Loch Ness Marathon

My sixth Loch Ness Marathon had greater personal significance than those before because I was doing it for the charity SAMH which supports people in Scotland affected by mental health problems. My dad died suddenly in June, on the morning I was signing up for the marathon, so I thought it only fitting to run …

Bella Belter 10k

The Bella Belter in Pollok Park on Friday 17th August was the last in the series of five races which make up the Tour of Clydeside. We didn’t have any harriers entered for the complete tour this year although Linda completed two of the earlier races to keep the other clubs on their toes. We …

Brian Goodwin 10k

This was my first time running this race.  I had stepped in at the last minute for Chris who has been carrying a hamstring injury recently.   I had been advised it was a relatively flat course and this turned out to be the case other than one short hill.   It is two identical laps round …