Category Archives: Scottish National Cross Country

National Cross Country Report

I’ve ran the National Cross Country at Falkirk a few times and even though it’s always hard I enjoy taking part and trying my best! My club mate and friend Steven Hill picked me up and we travelled to Falkirk … Continue reading

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Scottish National Cross Country Champs

I like taking part in the Lindsay’s National Cross Country when I can. Last year I prepared better in that I didn’t start my ultra training until March so had done a lot more speed work. This year due to … Continue reading

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Steady 13 mile Run

Time: 11.10amRoute: Bridge of Weir Distance: 13.5milesTime Run: 1hr 42mins 47secs3 Mile splits: 22.34, 23.52, 22.29, 22.01, 11.48 (av 7.37min per mile) Today I set out for a steady run with my rucksack (with slightly added weight – 5lbs). I … Continue reading

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Results from National Cross Country

The results are on the Scottish Athletics Web site. I came 223rd out of 398 starters. I have been sorting out the photos of the Kilbarchan runners to put on our club web site. If you want to see some … Continue reading

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National Cross Country Report

Let me start with the basic facts …. Ian beat me to go 2-0 up in our head to heads!! Ian finished in 48mins 32secs to my 48mins 58secs. So 26secs ahead which doesn’t seem much but is about 150 … Continue reading

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Psychology before Round Two

This morning when I logged on to my computer there was an email with a comment on my blog. I thought it was really good so thought I’d post it here as I know some of you read my blog … Continue reading

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Off Road Run on Brodie Park

Time: 12.15pmRoute: Brodie ParkDistance: 6milesTime Run: 47mins 24secs A very frosty day but great for running. The ground on Brodie Park was firm and good to run on. This week I’m focusing on being ready for the Scottish National Cross … Continue reading

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