34th DRC Half Marathon
Kind conditions gave participants an excellent race today. A good field pursued DRC prizes, West District Championship honours and an array of club and individual targets. A full race report to follow. Prizewinners and results in article below.
A Round trip to Barcelona with Vicky Hart
In December 2012, Vicky Hart took part in the Barcelona 24 hour track race. The following article was written by Vicky about the event and was published in issue 4 of the e-magazine ' Ultra-Tales ' in January 2013...
Comrades Marathon, The Ultimate Human Race
The following article was written by Jo Zakrzewski and was first published in the Scottish Vet Harriers newsletter in September 2012: The “Comrades Marathon – the Ultimate Human Race”……those words, or a few bars of the “Chariots of Fire” music, is enough to make the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end if you have ever taken part in this awesome event. If you have, this article may bring back a few memories, and if you haven’t, then it may inspire you to enter next year...
Susan Graham's account of the 2012 Lakeland 50
The following is Susan Graham's account of her experiences in completing the 2012 Lakeland 50 miles trail race...
Article about Dr Jo from BMA Journal
The following article was reproduced with permission from the BMA journal: When Dumfries GP Joasia Zakrzewski discovered she had a talent for long-distance running, she entered herself for some gruelling international marathons that helped her handle the stress of general practice. Jennifer Trueland reports:
A Perfect Day - Sebastian's Bob Graham Round
A day of glorious sunshine, spent in the company of fellow runners, friends and family, with plenty of banter, set in some of the most beautiful scenery in Britain - what more could you ask for?... how about the 42 summits of the Bob Graham Round?... report by Seb Pflanz:
Joss Naylor Challenge
On Saturday 1st August, Doug Brown 'celebrated' the week of his 50th birthday by successfully completing the Joss Naylor Challenge... report first appeared in D&G Standard, August 2009:
Beyond The Marathon
The following article by Carolyn Hunter-Rowe was first published in the Dumfries & Galloway Medical Journal, Volume VI 2008....
Southern Upland Way
Doug Brown, Southern Upland Way, June 2007...