I set up this blog (Oct 06) to record my training and thoughts in preparing for the 2007 WHW Race – a 95 mile ultra race from Milngavie to Fort William.
I have now run 50 ultras over the past thirteen years including the whw 6 times and you can read all about them, watch my race videos and lots more by using the tabs at the top of the blog.
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Category Archives: Kilpatricks
Now that I have ‘retired’ from my swimming teaching on a Saturday morning I can venture further afield on a Saturday for my longer run. I always enjoy getting out on the Kilpatrick Hills since Marco took me round his … Continue reading
Today Katrina and I set off for a run on the Kilpatrick Hills. I’ve promised to take Katrina up for a run on the Kilpatrick Hills so today was the day. I’ve run on the hills a few times with … Continue reading
A few weeks ago I asked Marco whether he fancied a run on the Kilpatrick Hills today. It fitted in well with is schedule as he’d done 27miles yesterday running from Glasgow to Falkirk on the canal path with Thomas … Continue reading
For most of the time on Sunday I didn’t really know where I was on the Kilpatrick Hills especially over the first few hours when we couldn’t see more than 20 yards in the mist. So I was intrigued to … Continue reading
Even though it’s my birthday today the birthday run was actually Stevie’s but it was not his birthday today! Stevie turned 50 a few weeks ago and wanted to have a run on the Kilpatricks to celebrate. Today was the … Continue reading
Marco was keen for an early start today so we met at the car park at 7am. Bob Souter joined us as well. I’ve not met Bob before so it was great to spend the run with him and get … Continue reading