Category Archives: Hill run

Midweek runs

After an invitation from one of the Race Directors Garry Scott and encouragement from friends Andy Cole and Ian Beattie I have entered the Trail Outlaws Wooler Marathon on Sunday 20th November. Katrina has entered the Half Marathon. So I … Continue reading

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Hill Run

Tonight I fancied doing my run up and down the steepest road out of Paisley past Robertson’s Car Park. It is basically a mile warm slight uphill, then a mile pretty steep gradient. Then an undulating mile to where I … Continue reading

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Hill session

I decided to do my favourite run around Brodie Park for my hill session after work. It’s not the most interesting run as I have to do 4 loops to make a just over 5miles but each loop has two … Continue reading

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Jon & Shirley Steele’s Wedding weekend

Katrina & I were back down to North Yorkshire for the wedding of Jon & Shirley Steele, who organise all the Hardmoors Races. They had asked me to conduct their wedding service at Lord Stones which was such a privilege. … Continue reading

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Beinn Dubh Run

Last Friday Grant MacDonald sent me a message via Facebook suggesting I try running Beinn Dubh as it has a really good runnable downhill section which will be good for my quads training. Initially I was planning to run Ben … Continue reading

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Hill Run Part 2 with Jonny

I went straight from work on Thursday night to Drymen where I met Jonny and we were off by 5pm for our run to Conic Hill and back. It was still light when we set off but after 45mins or … Continue reading

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Hill Run Part 1 with Jonny

This week Jonny and I have planned 2 hill runs. Tonight it was from my house up on the Gleniffer Braes and then Thursday we’ll run from Drymen to Conic Hill and back. We set off at 5pm and basically … Continue reading

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Hill Run

Even though I’m still on my easy week I decided I wanted to do a hill session so decided to do my run up and down the road to Robertson’s Car Park.  I decided to take it steady but it … Continue reading

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Conic Hill in the dark

Last night was Katrina’s Christmas meal out with her work colleagues. They went to a restaurant in Byers Road and I offered Katrina a lift.  I was also going to pick her up so what to do with the 3hrs … Continue reading

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Hill reps

I have a few options for a hill session but, with next year’s Hardmoors races in mind, I was keen to try out a new route which included steps both up and down. So tonight after work I set off … Continue reading

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