Pauline’s Depth Year Diary – May – June 2019

On Revisiting Objectives (Again) and Self-Care Back in December I published my Depth Year 2019 post, which set out my goals and hopes for the year. As a reminder, here are the goals: Limit my social media time to 20 minutes per day, except if I’m involved in an important group chat about something: no mindless scrolling. …

David posing for the camera

2018 to 2019: Looking Back and Planning Ahead – by David Wilson

Pauline asked me if I’d mind doing a review of my running year for 2018 and a write up of some hopes and fears for 2019 with a view to boring a’body with my plans for some adventures into untried territory in the form of Ultra Running next year.  I wasn’t too enthusiastic at first …

Photo shows Loch Ness in summer

Getting to the Start Line: Experiences of a First Time Marathon Runner

Never has a race so completely dominated my life for months as this one did. I’d done two 10ks, a couple of 10 milers, and plenty of 5ks, but at the time I signed up for Loch Ness Marathon, on 11th June, I’d not even run a half marathon as I’d had to withdraw from …

An Evening with Robbie Simpson and Fraser Clyne – by David Wilson

On Thursday 8th March, three Brechin Road Runners travelled to Aberdeen in order to attend an informal discussion with Robbie Simpson and Fraser Clyne. The event was hosted by Will Stewart who is the manager of the Aberdeen branch of Run 4 It. The event was free, but with the option of donating to the …