Author Archives: Sadie Kemp

Tinto hill race 11-Nov-2017

Distance 7 km Climb 460 m A crisp and cold day for Tinto this year, no cloud on the hill and good running conditions. Great turnout and fantastic effort all round from the harriers. Also very well done to Bill’s … Continue reading

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Borders XC Lauder 2017

After picking up our numbers some of us went off for a very civilised cuppa and watched the tractor show making its way through Lauder. The weather was cool but sunny. A fantastic turnout for the Harriers with some youngsters … Continue reading

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Jedburgh Ultra Marathon and Relay 2017

A very enjoyable and fun event for all of us who took part. There was a nice bit of competition between the 2 teams Too Many Cuiks (Hawaiians) and Peni Coo Coo Katchoo (Ninjas). Chris Downie was out supporting, Susie … Continue reading

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Manor water hill race 14-Oct-2017

At 10 miles and 2300 feet climb this is a testing route, especially with the very muddy conditions underfoot this year. The cloud was low so visibility was poor for much of the race. As it’s an out and back … Continue reading

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Two Breweries Hill Race 2017

Gilly took us all to Broughton in her 4×4, then we piled into the coaches to Traquair. The cafe there opened at 11 so people were anxiously queueing for their scones and coffee before the kit check. Having run this … Continue reading

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Caerketton Downhill 6th Sep 2017

After spectating the last 2 years I finally plucked up the courage to try this race. Downhill is not my strong point so I thought I should face my demons and give it a go. I was very glad I … Continue reading

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Baddinsgill Round Sunday, 27 August 2017

A great local race with a friendly atmosphere and lots of good communication prior to the race through their webpage and Facebook event. This was a slightly altered route due to the presence of livestock, we missed out ‘King Seat’. … Continue reading

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Lomonds of Fife Hill Race 20-Aug-2017

A change to the previous route meant there was a section of tarmac at the beginning and end of the race and instead of contouring the hill we went along the top on a rough track. Although some didn’t enjoy … Continue reading

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West Linton Running Festival Half 2017

In aid of : https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/morvenspage Fundraising for Cystinosis Foundation UK Results: Sadie Kemp 01:52:04 Mark Dawson 01:57:47 Alan Thornburrow 02:09:40 Chris Burns 02:09:57 This is a very relaxed informal race. There is also a 5k, 10k and 10 mile race, … Continue reading

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Haddington Half Marathon Saturday 12 August 2017

THE COURSE The course follows B Class country roads to the South outskirting Haddington. This is a very scenic, undulating route with a sharp hill at 0.25 miles, a long hill at 3.5 miles, a sharp hill at 8 and … Continue reading

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Caerketton Hill race 09 08 2017

Distance 3.6 km Climb 300 m It was a lovely evening and there was a great turnout for the kids race this year, which was fab to see. Bill was on the hill as was Kate giving us encouragement. The … Continue reading

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North Berwick Law Race 2nd August 2017

Distance 4.8 km Climb 180 m Race info: http://www.activeeastlothian.co.uk/event/north-berwick-law-race-247 Just the two of us from harriers for the race this year. Thankfully there was a break in the rain that had been ever present in recent days. The ground underfoot … Continue reading

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Cairn Table Hill Race, Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Distance 7.2 km Climb 330 m It was a wet evening and much cooler than you would expect on a July evening. We didn’t mind too much as the rain kept the midges at bay. As soon as the race … Continue reading

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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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