Author Archives: Sadie Kemp

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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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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