Author: Peter West

Festive Handicap Entries now open

Online entries for this year’s Boxing Day Festive Handicap at Beecraigs, over 7km or 14km, are now being taken. You’ll find the online entry for on the information page ( With a cap of 150 entries, you are advised to enter in advance, and enter early. Entries for the 1km...

Provisional Road Relay Results

Ladies A – 2nd
Lana 20:37, Jo 34:39, Siobhan 19:12, Sarah 33:32 1:48:00
Ladies B – 12th
Yvonne 20:20, Mel 40:40, Emma 19:50, Christine 40:47 2:01:37
Mens A – 42nd
Bill 19:52, Owen 34:30, Peter 22:17
Ryan 40:27, Robbie 16:34, Martin 45:20 2:59:00
Men’s B (V40) – 5th V40, 22nd overall
Barry 18:23, Malcolm 33:09, Euan 18:49
Alan 34:35, Craig 18:01, Colin 35:05 2:38:02
Men’s C (V50) – 9th
Brian 20:00, Kenton 40:10, Harry 22:09, Scott 39:58 2:02:17

Festive Handicap Update

Christmas Day is almost over and it has started snowing. The overnight forecast is for more, with cold temperatures tomorrow morning and clear skies by 11:00am. At the moment, there’s no indication that this will affect the event, other than making it a bit slipper underfoot, but conditions will be...

Festive Handicap – Age rule

I was contacted about minimum age for entrants to the Festive Handicap 7km. I checked the rule book and for clarification, UKA and Scottish Athletics rules say the longest distance U16 can do in a trail race is 6000m. As the Festive Handicap is a permit race, we have to...

Festive Handicap 2015

Entries for this year’s event, at Beecraigs on Boxing Day, are now open. You can enter here: (or see the tab above.) I’m also looking for some more marshals/help on the day. email me at or give me a call – 01506 492088 Cheers...

Tiree 10k and half marathon – 4th May 2013

I had intending putting this in next month’s ‘Up and Running’ but another group has enquired about the booking I have for accommodation on Tiree for the Tiree 10k/half marathon weekend. The event is on Saturday May 4th. You can find out more info about it here: There’s already...

Tiree 10k

Still spaces available on Tiree for the 10k weekend, 26th May. Quite an adventure getting there and back, but what a beautiful race. email me for info.

Tiree 10k 2012

For a few years now there’s been a group from the Club going to the Tiree 10k. This year’s race has now been fully advertised and application forms are available from  The date has moved back to its original weekend, Saturday 26th May.   I’ve already had some interest...

Festive Handicap 2011 Results

Position Name (formula) 7k/14k Club Start Time Finish Time Net Time 1 Avril Zammit 7 0 11:28:00 12:10:19 00:42:19 2 Stewart Small 7 0 11:34:00 12:11:02 00:37:02 3 Andy Roberts 7 One Life Gym Livingston 11:00:00 12:11:55 01:11:55 4 Colin Meek 14 Lothian 11:14:00 12:12:32 00:58:32 5 Steven Brown 14...