Category Archives: Special Event

Video evidence… Great Scottish Run 2013

There was a bit of a big hoo hah made this year… about how the Great Scottish Run would be on TV – BBC2 Sport coverage (you can see it here on iPlayer up to 13th Oct, if you  missed … Continue reading

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The best marathon of my life

‘If you want to run the best marathon of your life, you need to push hard. Of course it’s horrible, who said it was easy!? Push through that feeling for 5 minutes and the body will adjust.’ Cris Walsh, Bellahouston … Continue reading

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Mull of Kintyre Half Marathon 2013

Sunday 26th May and I ran the Mull of Kintyre Half Marathon.  It was a great weekend full of sun, camping, relaxation, running, chatting, dogs and fun!  🙂 Due to other commitments (Swimming Teaching) I wasn’t sure if I’d be … Continue reading

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Chicago Half Marathon course video

Around about a year ago I ran the Chicago Half Marathon.  It was a great experience and a great event.  I’d thoroughly recommend doing running events in America. Here’s the course fly though:

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Great Scottish Run 2012 Report

Results / Garmin Link / Photos / BBC2 Great Scottish Run programme On Sunday 2nd September I ran the Great Scottish Run half marathon for the third year in a row. Over 24,000 people entered this year which just shows … Continue reading

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Pace band for 2:15…

Here’s my pace band for 2:15 🙂 Good luck to all those running the GSRs today. 🙂 I’ll post the results for the Great Scottish Run on here later and some photos too probably.  🙂 Remember you can like my … Continue reading

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I’m going to be a pacer at the GSR half marathon!

I got news today that the organisers of the Great Scottish Run want me to be a pacer for the half marathon. 🙂 I was planning on doing the event anyway with a friend of mine Pauline Davies. It’s her … Continue reading

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Barrathon Race Report 2012

Well… what can I say about the Barrathon? What a well organised and great event. There were 250 finishers this year and I knew 15 of them, and had good chats with another 6 who I didn’t know on the … Continue reading

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The Barrathon is nearly here…!

Saturday will see one of my only events I have planned for this year… the Barrathon. I’m really getting excited now!  🙂 A half marathon around the island of Barra, it sold out in around 40 minutes!  It will take … Continue reading

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My hill running tips helped! :-)

A few days before the Glasgow Women’s 10k I was getting a few searches going to my blog about the hills in Pollok Park. So I decided to write this post to help anyone who was worried about the hills … Continue reading

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