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21/06/08 West Highland Way - from Geoff Davis

Congratulations to David Atkinson who finished 14th in this weekend's 95 mile West Highland Way Race. 97 of the 127 starters managed to finish. David completed the course from Glasgow to Fort William in 20 hours 30 mins.

Conditions were generally good for running: a very short and pleasant night, a light breeze, hazy sunshine and a light wind during the day. David started the race well, had an indifferent middle section (for David) when his thighs "just locked" but came storming back in the last 14 miles to gain 10 places and leave the pacer he was allowed on the final sections (me) clinging on as he sprinted into Fort William. David was supported all day (and night) at the numerous checkpoints by his wife Valerie who drove their famous camper van for 640 miles over the weekend.

Well done David and Valerie.


Read Dave Atkinson's report here


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