I ran this race with Rosie (the dark horse, find out more later), and her dad, Brian (Powerhouse) Doull, who were both raising money for the children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent. I was continuing to raise money for the Beatson Cancer Charity. Race Breakdown Distance – 26.2 Miles Total Elevation Gain – 4,583ft (1,397M) My […]Read More The Glencoe Marathon Gathering 2015
Brian (Rosie’s Dad), Rosie and I met in Glencoe a few weekends ago to do a recce of the marathon route. Over the course of the weekend we ran the whole route, from the Red Squirrel campsite in Glencoe to the Ben Nevis Visitors Centre in Fort William. Garmin maps below! The run itself was […]Read More Glencoe Marathon Recce
The What? The Glenmore 24 is a 24 hour Trail Race that takes place in The Cairngorms National Park in the Scottish Highlands. The event consists of a 4 mile loop in Glenmore Forest which is located just outside Aviemore. The Route: The Relay! This year a team relay event was held alongside the 24 […]Read More Glenmore 24 – Team Relay
“Adventure is only a state of mind” The Lommond Hills: Sometimes we just need to break away from the stress of everyday life, work, responsibility and have fun running in the hills! So, that’s exactly what me and my “Yogie” Airlie decided to do. We finished work and went to the hills for a fun […]Read More I’M GOING ON A MICRO ADVENTURE! – Sunset hills with Airlie!
The mist has descended, the weather looks awful, better grab our running gear and head to the hills! The Route: The Elevation: A fun run with Rosie up over the sidlaws Starting from Balkello community car park we went left winding up the path to Auchterhouse hill. From the summit of Auchterhouse we set off […]Read More FAR OVER THE MISTY SIDLAWS COLD – Craigowl and Auchterhouse with Rosie
Officially an “Ultra-Runner” Well that came around quickly! First ever ultra-marathon completed and it was…great fun! Sun was shining, everybody was super friendly and I felt as though I finished strong! Race Breakdown Distance- 36 Miles Total Elevation Gain- 1,450M (4757.21FT) Time – 06:58:55 (Under 7 hours! woohoo!) Position – 21st senior male and 27th overall Terrain- […]Read More Kintyre Way Ultramarathon 2015 – Race Report
The Route And Their Off! Setting out from the Glen Clova Hotel, we headed up through the hotel car park following the footpath. Straight away the path begins to climb, and very quickly we left the woodland to reach the open hillside. The initial ascent was tough, a hard slog up to Loch Brandy. We gained height quickly, giving […]Read More The Stairs of Glen Clova – A Short, Sharp Hill Run with Alastair
It was a beautiful, sunny day and so after a busy morning, Rosie and I decided to reward ourselves with one of my old running routes from Kinnoull hill in Perth. Starting from Kinnoull Hill car park we took off down the main road until we reached the farm track and sign leading to “Milkboys […]Read More The Rolling hills of Perth “Shire” – 6.4 Mile Fun Run
Munro – Glas Maol Munro – Creag Leacach Corbett – Monamenach The Route! Lets Get Going! Starting from Auchavan in Glen Isla I ran up the glen past Tulcan Lodge before heading directly up the ridge of Monega with good views over to the Snowy Creag Leacach to the west. After a hard climb up […]Read More There and back again, a Jordan’s tale – Munro Running!