2017 Highland Fling Race 53 Mile Ultramarathon

On Saturday 29th April at 5am, approximately 700 runners gathered at Milngavie railway station to the North of Glasgow ready to start the 2017 Highland Fling Ultramarathon.  53 miles of the West Highland Way to Tyndrum. Of this number, roughly half were first time ‘flingers’.  The remainder were 2nd, 3rd, 4th and even 12th timers!…

So you’re thinking of taking up running?

Why? I mean, if you haven’t done much running before what has driven you to the point of considering to don a pair of trainers? I know why I did it.  I needed to lose weight.  But actually the underlying reason was I needed to build self-esteem and part of that was to lose weight….