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Virtual South By Five report

Virtual South By Five report

I keep starting race reports with news on how time is flying! How can we be nearly halfway through April already? The good thing is that the quicker it flies, the sooner we’ll be restriction free and able to run trails wide and far! Virtual South By Five came and went in the blink of an eye! For March, in line with the then restrictions, we stayed at home except for exercise. And we encouraged […]

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April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Updates Challenge 21 We’re now entering our 4th month of this year long challenge. Runners have set themselves a variety of goals. With month 3 updates submitted we’ve picked a name from the hat, and Andy Brighouse is the lucky winner of a Runderbox. Don’t forget to submit your monthly progress to [email protected] to be in with a chance to win. Doesn’t matter if you are on target or not – get those progress reports […]

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Migo Mile
Migo Mile for March

Migo Mile for March

Migo Mile For March March motored by! The Clyde Stride Ultra Marathon ballot took place and with the virtual South By Five in full swing, the Migo Mile for March was soon upon us. With glimmers of light appearing at the end of the tunnel, we hope this will have been the penultimate virtual version. All being well, in contrast to May 2020 being our first virtual, hopefully May 21, will see us host the […]

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(Not)running with Paulius

(Not)running with Paulius

Romy is (not) running with Paulius When Paulius Peciura, originally from Lithuania but Glaswegian since 2012, finished his 15 mile run on 28th February 2021, his girlfriend surprised him with some treats, a “Whale Done” mug, and a “365 days running streak” medal. He looks well chuffed that he has managed to keep running every day for the past year, clocking an impressive 3,821 miles (6,149km). I feel slightly guilty because I nearly broke his […]

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Migo Mile
Migo Mile For February

Migo Mile For February

Migo Mile Migo Mile for February ran alongside the last week’s challenge of Absolutely Febulous, Short and Sweet. This challenge was to run a mile, so tied in well with Migo Mile with a few doubling up to do both. February can be a variable month for weather. Three years ago, saw the Beast From The East bury Glasgow in snow late February. That would have made an interesting race report! Fortunately for 2021 the […]

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Absolutely Febulous – Short and Sweet

Absolutely Febulous – Short and Sweet

Short and Sweet Short and Sweet brings February and Absolutely Febulous to a close. For those that have completed the full month of challenges, I bet there has been a small sigh of relief. We hope you have had fun during the month, and that your speedy finish during Short and Sweet was not a desperate dash for the finish line! Some of you cleverly combined your Short and Sweet mile with the Migo Mile […]

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Absolutely Febulous – Acorn Art

Absolutely Febulous – Acorn Art

Acorn Art As far as a “race report” goes this Acorn Art one is pretty easy! We can let the pictures do the talking… Some folk submitted some real works of art, others……others tried hard. And that was the idea. Give it a go and see what you can come up with. We hope the participants enjoyed taking part as much as the audience enjoyed what we shared during the challenge across our social media. […]

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Absolutely Febulous – Love Lomond

Absolutely Febulous – Love Lomond

Love Lomond Week 2 of Absolutely Febulous was always going to be a bit of a tough challenge, as Windy would say, ‘for some not all’. Not having great local elevation would add to the challenge for some. Having completed their longest ever week of running in week 1, InterCity, of Absolutely Febulous would make the second week, Love Lomond, a challenge for others. The weather would also have a say in the number of […]

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Absolutely Febulous – InterCity

Absolutely Febulous – InterCity

InterCity Absolutely Febulous got off to a racing start, with our virtual Edinburgh to Glasgow Relay challenge, InterCity. Racing snakes, mud hogs, and hill lovers alike took off from the start line in “Edinburgh” and headed west towards the setting sun of “Glasgow”. By the end of the week competitors had completed over 1000km between them (997km, but two did not report in, so we’ll use poetic license and assume they completed 3km between them!). […]

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Virtual Migo Mile for January

Virtual Migo Mile for January

Virtual Migo Mile for January January’s Migo Mile was once again a virtual event. The first time the Mile has been held under the Acorn Trails brand since the switch on 1st January from TRB. Trialling a new entry and results system we teamed up with MilesAway to take the details for your free entry. We would love to know what you thought? It was a virtual race under tricky conditions – patchy ice across […]

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