Category Archives: Running

Category for blogs relating to running and jogging. This includes road running and cross-country running.

The last of the Glen Lochay Munros – [# 111 & 112]

Beinn Heasgarnich (1078m); Creag Mhor (1047m) Pronunciation:              Bine Heskarnich; Krayk Voar Translation:                   Sheltering Mountain; Big Cliff Total distance:              23.7km Total time:                     7hrs 02mins Total ascent:                 1350m Weather:                        Dry and bright: improved throughout the day with sunshine by the afternoon. Cold … Continue reading

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Review of YakTrax Pro anti-slip walking aid

After spending the last few days slipping and sliding our way around the snow and ice of the Glenmore Campsite we finally succumbed and bought a couple of pairs of “YakTrax Pros”. The blurb describes them as “Heavy duty traction … Continue reading

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A run of sorts

We sort of managed a short run this morning! The “sort-of” has nothing to do with feeling the after effects of Hogmanay, but instead, had everything to do with icy paths.

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The Speirs’ obligatory Christmas Day run – 14.2km

It snowed a little last night: only about 2 inches.

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A tough little run

Although the weather was once again cold (below freezing) we decided that a short run along the Caledonian Canal towpath would be a good start to the day. From my parents’ house the start of the canal, at Corpach Basin, … Continue reading

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Catching up with the domestics

In the morning we went for a run (4 miles) along the shore-front. It was sunny but very windy. I can tell it has been a few weeks since I last did a run! It was also time to do … Continue reading

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An early morning run

I’m not sure what came over me this morning: but I “popped out” for an early morning run today. I left Ian and Sarah’s house and headed into Borgue and then down towards Carrick. It ended up being around a … Continue reading

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