Author Archives: Sadie Kemp

Kelso 10 K

A lovely run around the grounds of Floors Castle, Amy got first lady (in the wrong vest!) and Ian got 3rd in his category. 17 00:41:23 Michael Greens 22 00:41:58 Allan Dunbar 23 00:42:05 Amy Kerr 51 00:46:15 Gordon Campbell … Continue reading

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Lee Pen Hill Race 15-Jul-2017

Distance 4.8 km Climb 350 m This is a short and sweet race. As part of the St. Ronan’s Border Games there are lots of sprint races going on at the same time in Victoria park where the race starts … Continue reading

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Eildon Three Hill Race 24-Jun-2017

It was a sunny day for the race this year, but pretty windy which meant you were blown about on the hill tops. It was especially bad when it hit you from the side and nearly blew you off your … Continue reading

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Red Moss Kips Race 21-Jun-2017

We started the race in clammy weather, not long in the thunder and lightnening started so that by the time we were on the kips we were in a storm. A marshal diverted the later runners off the second peak … Continue reading

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Magnificent 7 at the Seven hills of Edinburgh

It was a hot and clammy day for the race this year. With many of us struggling in the heat. Allan, Michael and Tracy were new to the event but all managed to successfully navigate the unmarked course. I got … Continue reading

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Strathearn Marathon 11th June 2017

We arrived in plenty of time after Gilly kindly drove us up to Cultybraggan Camp. Michael and Tracy had spent the night in their van so were already settled and made us all cuppas while we waited for the race … Continue reading

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Traprain Law Race 10 June 2017

Distance 9.7 km Climb 190 m This is a great race that has a bit of everything. Cross country in woodland, through a river, over a hill and tarmac. There is a lovely vibe to this event as it is … Continue reading

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Corstophine 5

Being one of the road race grand prix we had a nice turnout of harriers. The weather was a bit breezy but stayed dry and sunny. This is a fast race with lots of club runners and a really nice … Continue reading

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Rigg Race 2017

This race is always fun, and I never miss a chance for some fancy dress which is encouraged with a discounted entry fee. Some lovely support on the route from locals and from Yan and Allan. The course starts in … Continue reading

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Dunbar 10K 2nd April 2017

We had a great turnout and lovely weather for the race this year. Bert and Amy both came away with prizes. Tracy and I got a little miniature of whisky for doing the John Muir Ultra the day before as … Continue reading

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John Muir Way 50K Ultra Saturday, April 1, 2017

This is a fab little race. The John Muir Way Ultra Marathon is run on ‘East Lothians most stunning and iconic coastal stretches, rural landscapes and woodland trails. The route will begin at Port Seton Promenade and primarily follow the … Continue reading

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Chapelgill hill race 18-Mar-2017

Distance 2.6 km Climb 410 m As you can see from the map, there is no messing about in this race. It is pure hill, there isn’t much of a path either until you are near the top so it … Continue reading

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Inaugural Vogrie Parkrun 11th March 2017

Fantastic turnout for the harriers marshalling and running this event. We are very happy to have been involved with getting this Parkrun off the ground and so proud of Michael Philp for all his hard work in making this dream … Continue reading

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Mighty deerstalker 2017

Before the race Sarah Burthe invited us all, runners and marshals to her house for some delicious veggie stew with homemade bread. We topped this off with a lovely chocolate cake that Yan had made. (I think I need this … Continue reading

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Glentress Trail Races 2017

The weather wasn’t quite as bad as forecast, although a little windy and rainy. Most of us were quite overdressed and didn’t get far from the start before we started taking off jackets and layers. The first lap of this … Continue reading

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