Category Archives: Gleniffer Braes

Recovery Runs

My plan for this week after the Cateran race last Saturday was three easy runs Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Tuesday’s run I mentioned on my lessons learnt post so here is a quick summary of the next two. Thursday – … Continue reading

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Fling stats and training for Cateran

I really missed being involved with the Highland Fling this year but it didn’t stop me from having a good look at the splits and seeing how runners approached the race. With the chip timing producing an accurate spread sheet … Continue reading

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Weekend Runs

My plan for my weekend runs was an easier road run on Saturday as the final recovery run since last Saturday’s Hardmoors 55 race and then on Sunday to be back up on the Braes for at least 9miles but … Continue reading

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Weekend Runs

I decided to keep an open mind as to how hard to push my runs over this weekend as the Hardmoors 55 is only a week away and the Inverness Half Marathon less than a week ago! So the plan … Continue reading

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Weekend Runs

On Friday night we went along to Giffnock North’s evening with Robert Hawkins. It was a really good evening as Robert shared the story of preparing his sons for the Commonwealth Games. Derek finished 9th in the Marathon and Callum … Continue reading

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Weekend runs

Saturday – road run For my run yesterday I was keen to push the pace a bit and see how I ran but my plans were scuppered a bit by the icy paths. I started off feeling good but it … Continue reading

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Weekend Runs

I decided to swap round my runs over the weekend as I have more time before church on Sunday than I do before my swimming lessons on Saturday. So I ran my 8 mile road run on Saturday and my … Continue reading

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Gleniffer Braes Run with a difference

On 21st April this year I received an email from Strava saying that Steven Hill had taken all 3 of my segments on the Gleniffer Braes.  I decided I’d have to get them back one day …. and today was … Continue reading

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Another Braes Run

29 years ago today Katrina got married!!  It seems like yesterday but the above photo shows very clearly that it was a long time ago! I was thinking as we ran 46 miles together last weekend that Katrina would never … Continue reading

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Gleniffer Braes Run

I’ve been really pleased with how I have recovered from last Saturday’s Grand Tour of Skiddaw. It is just as well as the final race of the Hardmoors Grand Slam is three weeks today. My plan for this weekend is … Continue reading

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