Glenkiln 2020

Captain’s Log 8th March 2020

Serious racing season is now back underway, and it was fantastic to see so many Harriers running at Glenkiln, some great results from all of you. Also a huge well done and thank you to Nicky Wood and the race squad for the behind the scenes work and on the day. Finally many thanks to all the Harriers / Jog Scotland volunteers who turned out to marshall, help out, baked and provided prizes. It all goes to putting our club and races on the map. Roll on Mabie at the end of May.

There have been many results already since the start of the year, most importantly Stephen Creasey joined the marathon club after a sterling effort off road at Grizedale and I am sure lots of you are off to Carlisle next weekend whether for the 10k or the HM. Enjoy.

Many club members are now into serious long run training for spring marathons / ultras and we keep our fingers crossed that everyone gets to run their race after the efforts that have been put in. From our own experiences we both know recent weekend training has been hard in the various storms, weather has been pretty bleak all round, but good testing for mental fortitude. There will be lots of tales to be told at club nights in the not too distant future.

Turnout has been great on a Tuesday night, and whilst we are now guilty of not being about on a Thursday we know that you are still hitting the streets, and welcoming new runners. So thank you to the Thursday crew.

Finally Jog Scotland continues to go from strength to strength on a Wednesday night and on a personal note I am really pleased to see so many of you testing yourselves at the Crichton Parkrun, and well done on all the PBs being achieved.

Keep on running

Captains Carolyn and Doug