Category Archives: Race Reports

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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Glen Ogle 33 Ultra Marathon 2017

I can’t remember when or why I decided it might be a good idea to run an ultra. I suppose some might say it’s a logical progression once you have done a few marathons to dip your toe in the … 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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Des Crowe wins GB Team Silver at World Masters

Des Crowe ran for GB at the World Masters Mountain Running Championships in Slovakia on Saturday 2nd September 2017. Stewart Whitlie ran an excellent race finishing third and claimed the Bronze Medal.   As Des Crowe was also placed well up, … Continue reading

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Penicuik 10k Road Race 2018

Our 2018 Road Race will be held on Satuday 12th May at our new start time of 11am. Planning is well underway 🙂   Share this post with others:

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Grand Prix Results

Final Club Grand Prix Results for season 2016-17 Cross Country Men:  1st = Charles Crawford 2nd = Allan Dunbar Women: 1st = Rachael Lees 2nd = Gillian Cairns and Julie Hand Road Race Men: 1st = Allan Dunbar and Michael … Continue reading

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My First Skyline – 2017

Since I joined the club I admired the Skyline race. I find this race name so catchy and attractive. I must be making some kind of translation error. At some point, I made a mental note that one day I … Continue reading

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Dunoon Ultra 2017

This 55K race first came to my attention last year, it was the inaugural year but I was too disorganised to get myself in gear and enter, but I kept an eye on it and saw all the photos and … Continue reading

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Loch Ness Marathon 2017

What I love most about running is the endurance part and going longer distances, preferably in stunning nature. Hearing the good experiences from other runners about the Loch Ness Marathon and never been up there (but always wanted since I … Continue reading

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Pentland Skyline From The Sidelines

The Pentland Skyline 2017 (The Support Crew Report) Sunday morning 7.30am, a day in the life of a runners spouse starts early, the pre race healthy breakfast toasted bagel, poached eggs and a cup of black English Breakfast tea carefully … Continue reading

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The Mamores Half Marathon – a belated report

Missing the Breweries due to a stomach bug and also not getting into the Skyline threw me into a state of running desperation – all that training for nothing 🙁 – so decided to suck up the cost, and make … Continue reading

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Ochil Ultra Marathon 2017

It was during my training for the Devil o’ the Highlands down on holiday in Wiltshire that I heard about this new Ochil Ultra marathon. I had had a few good runs around the New Forest and along the canals … 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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