Category Archives: Scotland

RACE REPORT: Great Glen Ultra 2014

The Inaugural Great Glen Ultra 5th July 2014 72 Miles and 10,800ft of ascent. Finish time: 17 hours, 42 minutes and 14 seconds Position: 67th/76 finishers (10 DNF) Gender: 17/20 female finishers The Great Glen is Scotland’s longest glen and … Continue reading

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The Inaugural Great Glen Ultra Preview

I’m about 9 hours out from the start of my biggest challenge yet, the 72 mile Great Glen Ultra. This has been my big goal for the year with all of my races so far being, in theory, training runs. … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: West Highland Way Race 2014

Looking back at my running year so far, it’s amusing to see how the start-of-season shorter ultras which take up the guts of a Saturday, have now morphed in to 4-day long epics. Last weekend the West Highland Way Race … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: Cateran Trail 55 Ultramarathon 2014

The Cateran Trail 55 Ultramarathon 17th May 2014 13hrs 32min 11sec Position: 57th/61 finishers (7 DNF) Gender: 14th/16 Females The Cateran Trail Ultramarathon is a 55 mile long race ran by the intrepid partnership of George Reid and Karen Donoghue, … Continue reading

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Cateran Countdown

At some point in October last year I decided that it was a good idea to run both the Highland Fling and the Cateran Trail Ultra this Spring. After a bit of dithering I took the advice of some friends … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: Highland Fling 2014

Hoka Highland Fling 53 Mile Ultramarathon 26th April 2014 Chip time: 13hrs 20m 53s Finish Position: 447th / 566 finishers (57 DNF) Gender: 77th / 130 Females Category: 32nd / 56 Senior Females This time last year I had a … Continue reading

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Hoka Highland Fling 2014 Preview

With 3 days to go until my second attempt at the Hoka Highland Fling, I’m in full on planning mode. Big ultras are superb fun, but they involve such a lot of thought and packing to be prepared for every … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT – D33 Ultramarathon 2014

D33 Ultramarathon 15th March 2014 5hrs 25 minutes 177th of 306 finishers 35th/83 Females 20th/40 Senior Females. The morning of my third D33 Ultra dawned calm and grey after a very windy night before. I awoke ages before my alarm … Continue reading

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D33 Ultramarathon 2014 – 14 hours to go

Once again my blogging schedule has slipped down the khazi. I suppose it was to be expected really; planning a wedding, training for a season of ultras, and balancing a time-intensive day job and community commitments has been just as … Continue reading

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RACE REPORT: Forfar Multiterrain Half Marathon 2014

Forfar Multi-Terrain Half Marathon 2nd February 2014 Time – 2 hours 49 seconds Place – 122/164 finishers Gender – 20th/43 females Category – 11th/20 F Senior After running this race last year and enjoying it so much, it was never … Continue reading

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