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Press Release, Mon 29 Jun 2015

Two local girls featured in the Scottish team that finished 6th in the International Junior Trophy Hill Race in Bulgaria last weekend. The race was the equivalent of a European Championship and Scottish team officials were delighted with the performances of the team which included Emily Nicholson from Pitreavie AC who finished 16th in 20.59, and 2 Kilbarchan club members, Laura Stark from Kilmacolm, 18th in 21.12 and Rona Tytler from Brookfield 26th in 21.36. 112 more words


Circuit of Bla Bheinn

A wee project that looked good on paper. Starting from Loch Slapin and following the normal route up towards Bla Bheinn, crossing the bealach to the South of the South Summit towards Camasunary, along into Glen Sligachan and climbing to the col just to the North of Clach Glas and back to the road again. 161 more words

Hill Running

Sunny Weekend Runs

Sunny cool temperatures?  Yes, we’ve been having them here in Northern Tasmania this weekend.  What a difference a week makes!  From -7°C last Sunday to 6°C today.  547 more words


World Junior Hill Race Trophy Results, Bulgaria, Sat 27 Jun 2015

Excellent performances from Scotland’s girls today.

Team 1 Turkey

6 Scotland (first of the Home countries)

Individual 1 18.59
16 Emily Nicholson (Pit) 20.59
18 Laura Stark 21.12… 26 more words


Sgurr Coinnich and Sgurr a Chaorachain

Couple of Munros from Craig, Achnashellach. Turned out a bit misty on the summits, so no views to speak of. Nice approach track. 32 more words

Summer Walking And Climbing

Live and let Lythe

As a runner, any overnight trip away from home affords the opportunity to get lost go running in pleasingly unfamiliar surroundings and add a few unique memories to the ol’ running scrapbook. 1,325 more words


I needed oxygen to get up the Oxygen Tank this morning

Operation Oxygen Tank, Month 8, Week 3, Day 9, 0600hrs, North Bay Chairlifts

I’m sorry. I’ve been neglecting this blog. DS Chris is fond of saying “It’s been emotional” and, for me, the last two weeks have been incredibly emotional. 882 more words