Author Archives: Sadie Kemp

Ben Nevis race 2019

It was a hot day and the views were spectacular. The heat did make for difficult conditions and unfortunately Chris had his first ever DNF. He was there at the finish though and we all enjoyed a cooling Prosecco together. … Continue reading

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Baddinsgill round 2019

It was a very hot and sticky day for the race. Despite this the route was boggy as ever. I went in knee deep at one point! It was lovely to see Chris Downey on the last hill. 🙂 15 … Continue reading

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Lomonds of fife 2019

Distance 16 km Climb 750 m Despite how nice the weather looks in the pictures we had some pretty testing conditions. It was raining when we arrived at Strathmiglo and Juliane and I sheltered in the car for as long … Continue reading

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Caerketton hill race 2019

Quote from Carnethy page: ‘One of the UKs best Mountain runners, Andrew Douglas, set a new record of 17:36 easily winning the Caerketton Hill Race. Another record was also set as 114 finished the race – the largest field ever … Continue reading

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North Berwick law race

Leaving Penicuik in torrential rain had us questioning our sanity in persuing this race. However when we got to North Berwick the black clouds stayed in the distance and we enjoyed a slippery but dry race. Sarah got third lady … Continue reading

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Seven hills of Edinburgh 2019

I love this race, with it’s chaotic vibe. I seem to manage to find a different route every year! We had great weather and it was fantastic to have Dave and Michael out taking pics and giving encouragement. Results: Challenge: … Continue reading

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Strathearn marathon 2019

About the route: ‘predominantly quiet B roads in Strathearn, starting and finishing at the Cultybraggan Camp just outside Comrie, with about 1500 feet of ascent. The route initially heads south west up Glen Artney before a turn back to the … Continue reading

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Red moss kips 2019

Looking out my window at teatime I was regretting my decision to pre-enter the race this year. The rain was battering down and I was picturing myself as a drowed rat at the top of West Kip. As it turned … Continue reading

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Hunters bog trot Saturday, 27 April 2019

We had fantastic weather for this years bog trot. With glorious sunshine and warmer than expected temperatures. The route was altered as there had been some rock fall on the Radical Road so they were unable to use this section … Continue reading

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Kielder Ultra and 20 mile race 6th April 2019

Never having been to Kielder before I was excited to see what it was like and experience the ‘dark sky’ I arrived the night before with Billy and our dog Skye. We drove up to one of the top carparks … Continue reading

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Loch Katrine Marathon 14th March 2019

After missing last years race due to snow it was great to find myself at the start of this years race. Big thanks to Alan who drove most of us through. Although the weather was wet and wild and windy … Continue reading

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Devils Burdens 2019

The leg one runners got all our teams off to a great start, with only one minor hiccup. Adam finished his leg without the orineteering card needed to mark the checkpoints, this was quickly rectified and their race continued well … Continue reading

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Feel the burns 2019

Distance 21.4 km Climb 800 m Feel the Burns is a hill run that includes Peat Law, the Three Brethren, Brown Knowe and Foulshiel Hill. Last year the route was shortened due to the snow so it was great to … Continue reading

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Seven hills of Edinburgh 2018

Thankfully not as hot as last year! Race 23 Adam Gray 1:56:01 130 Michael Greens 2:22:53 159 Kevin Anderson 2:28:57 187 Charlie Crawford 2:40:23 Challenge 21 Gordon Bee 2:25:56 50 Sadie Kemp 2:33:26 101 Mark Dawson 3:03:39 Full results: http://www.seven-hills.org.uk/PDF/Race-18.pdf

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Strathearn marathon 2018

This is a cracking wee race and it lived up to its name as a friendly event. Pipers, cake and bucket loads of support from the marshalls. 6. John Gibbs M 02:58:38 36. Jan Dawson FV40 03:37:50 (First FV40) 43. … Continue reading

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