A Tale of Two Races – by Hugh

Meall nan Tarmachan On Saturday 7th October I headed up to Killin to do this race for the third time in the past ten years. Registration took  place in the office of the National Trust for Scotland in the main street of the village, the Trust having taken over the running of the event, with the proceeds beings divided between  their…

Clyde Stride – July 15th 2017 – Gary Cook

Following on from last year’s relay run with Tinto and a previous year’s withdrawal due to Injury, I eventually made it to the start line for this year’s event – my first race over marathon distance. This was despite twisting my good ankle two weeks before the race at the trampoline park with the kids…Rock Tape worked a treat. Congregating…

Watershed handicap and Glamaig hill race

The Watershed handicap Sunday the 2nd July saw the inaugural running of the “Watershed” Tinto hill runners club handicap. Organised and named by Chris Huntley, for the point at which water chooses between a westerly course to the Clyde, or an easterly course into the Tweed.   The race was run on a 5k route, devised by Chris, in the…

West Highland Way Race by Stewart

Three years ago I entered this race for the second time having completed it in just under 25 hours the year before. Things didn’t go to plan leading up to and during the race and I withdrew after 50 miles. It was now time to go back and try again! So here I was back at Milngavie railway station car…

Club Handicap 2nd July

The club handicap will take place at 11.00am on Sunday 2nd July near Elsrickle. The course is approx 5.2km around a forestry plantation. We will run the course together at a steady pace as a warm up followed by a staggered start race. If people are up for it we might run a second race! Chris has worked out the…

Prizes and lightning!

Congratulations to Alan, Alick and Gary for completing the Arran man marathon on Sunday in horribly hot conditions. This was also Alicks first ever marathon, and so a second place overall was quite an achievement! Alan overtook him just before the 3/4 stage to take the overall win. The course is four laps of a circuit involving road and a…

News roundup

Six runners were training in Castlebank park on Tuesday evening, doing 10 reps up the length of the park (Alick did an extra for luck, dragging Chris with him), then working on their sprinting technique under the tutelage of Alan. THE BIGGAR GLOVES RACE: Six THR members ran on a slightly wet evening in Biggar, contesting the gloves race. It…

Rainy Tuesday reps

A great turnout in the rain for some reps up the Zigs and Zags from the Clyde up to Castlebank park.This time we did seven efforts up the hill, with two minutes rest between each one, and welcomed first timers Chris and Milly (Millie?).