5k

Forfar Guide Dogs 5k fun run. I only went and won it – by Stuart McConnachie

I only went and won it. I’ve never placed in a run before. When I do a parkrun there always seems to be some really rapid folks ahead of me. This was a great experience. I could talk about the relatively small field and the fact it was listed as a fun run rather than …

5k

A bit of Parkrun Tourism at Brueton Parkrun

Date & Time: Saturday 2nd June 2018 at 09:00am Although I’ve been doing Parkrun semi-regularly since last summer, I’ve only attempted two different Parkrun courses: our local one at Montrose, and Kirkcaldy Parkrun which is a 2 minute jog from my in-laws. So our trip to UKGE 2018 (which you can read all about here …

Marathon

Stirling Marathon Race Report – by Debbie Thain

The Stirling Marathon has been looming on my race calendar since late October last year, having just completed the Yorkshire Marathon and realising my hopes of an Ultra Tour of Arran were unfeasible until I had a bit more marathon experience. So naturally, I signed up for Stirling… aaaand the Ultra Tour of Edinburgh, a …

Half Marathon

Angus HAM Race Report – 15th April 2018 – by Debbie Thain

Having toed the start line at the Angus HAM four times before, I felt like I had a slight advantage compared to some of the other runners; I knew what I was letting myself in for. It’s a long single anti-clockwise loop through open tarmac roads, with scarce civilisation and spectators to cheer you on …

Image shows a still from the race video of the start of the run.
Half Marathon

Balloch to Clydebank Half Marathon – 18th March 2018 – by David Wilson

The Balloch to Clydebank Road Race is one of the longer established road races in the Scottish Athletics calendar being first held on 31st March 1928. Originally billed as a “marathon race of 12 miles”, it was organized by Clydesdale Harriers to coincide with the Clydebank Students Charities Day. Dunbartonshire Amateur Athletic Association subsequently took …