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Great Glen Ultra

After missing out on a place in the ballot of the West Highland Way, I knew I had to get signed up for something else that I felt was going to push and challenge me. The Great Glen Ultra is … Continue reading

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Jedburgh Half Marathon

The Jedburgh ultra is part of their running festival which has the Ultra and Canicross races on Saturday and a wheelchair/handbike race, 10k and Half Marathon on the Sunday. The races used to be a bit more connected and you … Continue reading

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Jedburgh Three Peaks Ultramarathon

It was another early start for this race, you have to be up before the birds to run these long races. We had a collection of ultra runners, relay runners and marshalls in the car heading to Jedburgh. This is … Continue reading

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Tiree Ultramarathon – running with the waves

Ever since I first heard about this race I have been inspired by it and was keen to take part. The idea of running around the entire perimeter of an island in one run over beaches and countryside just sparked … Continue reading

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Devil O’ the Highlands Footrace

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Glen Ogle 33

I drove up with my friend from Harmeny on Friday night, we were staying with one of her club mates who very handily lives in Killin. Unfortunately my friend was no longer running but she came along to help marshall … Continue reading

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Hoka Highland Fling

You don’t get a race report from me very often and I am afraid when u do it is a long one! Ever since I did the relay of the Fling a few years back I knew I would do … Continue reading

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Tough Mudder

After our Black Rock 5 race on Sunday, we continued our weekend with a spot of Tough Mudder fun! Sadie and I ran this last year and decided to volunteer this year, along with my husband (which also gave us … Continue reading

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Black Rock 5

We had to register quick with this one, luckily Sadie had made a note of the opening date and reminded me when it opened which is just as well as 900 places went in a matter of hours, the Friday … Continue reading

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Gypsy Glen – A view from the back of the pack!

There was a good turnout of Harriers at the recent Gypsy Glen Hill Race in Peebles, it was the first time I had done this race but really enjoyed it.  We started at Victoria Park, a quick loop of the … Continue reading

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Endurancelife Real Relay

The Real Relay is attempting to follow the entire route of the Olympic torch around the UK, but without the media hype, the support or jumping on a bus every 10 minutes.  Instead it is running on foot the entire 8,000 mile route. The … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Marathon

Sunday was the 10th Edinburgh Marathon and also AYE member Chris’s 10th – well done Chris!  A record field of Penicuik Harriers were out in force, not only for the full marathon, but the relay and also the half marathon … Continue reading

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London Marathon

After missing out on a ballot place I was lucky enough to get a club place for the London Marathon.  After months of training and high ideals for a good time I managed to pick up an injury in the … Continue reading

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