Author Archives: Sadie Kemp

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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CAAC 5 mile Road Race 2018

Being one of the harriers Grand Prix races this was sure to attact a few of our runners. Its a nice distance and quite unusual in the running calendar. The route is undulating with many club runners and its easy … Continue reading

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Gypsy Glen 16-May-2018

What else would I do on my birthday, but run a hill race? Weather was fab and a great turnout from the club. Gillian was out on the hill dishing out encouragement and taking pics and Bill was there at … Continue reading

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Rigg race 2018

We had fantastic weather for the race this year that was as always very colourful and had a great atmosphere with lots of folk in fancy dress. There was a lovely spread of food at the finish. Derek won first … Continue reading

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56th Tom Scott 10 Mile Memorial Road Race 01/04/2018

This event was added to our road grand prix calendar in place of Lasswade 10 mile which was cancelled this year. I have to say I think it was a great choice. Not too far away, just an hours drive. … Continue reading

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NATIONAL 6/4 STAGE ROAD RELAY CHAMPIONSHIP 25/03/2018

Realising I had a flat tyre in the morning wasn’t the best start to the day as I was meant to be driving us through for the race. Luckily Jan was able to take her car so we all piled … Continue reading

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