Author archives: Gym Gair


Both Michelle and Katie ran brilliantly at the West Districts XC, managing to qualify for Scotland West team at the upcoming Inter Districts.  Michelle picked up a Masters silver at the National Short Course, and a team silver for Scotland Masters at the recent International XC. Katie and Neil were the winners at the recent […]


ZE Run Autumn Races It’s been a busy couple of months for our ZE runners, with racing home and abroad. In the marathon, Ian completed his first race in great time, Alley had a big pb in York, and Russell set a new club record in Berlin. In the half we saw lots of great […]


It’s been a busy couple of months for the ZE runners, with lots of great racing in Shetland and further afield. Locally we had our summer 10k, and also a jaunt to the Unst Half. Ross was first across the line, closely followed by George and Robert. Katie had a return to competition for the […]


It’s been a beautiful month of weather here in Shetland, perfect for getting those running sessions in! We had a great turnout for the Simmer Dim half marathon last month, with Michelle winning the ladies and setting a new course record, Neil and Russell finishing in 2nd place, Mary winning the open and Russell winning […]


ZE RUN MAY RACES 2023 There was plenty of racing in May, culminating with the EMF last weekend.  Michelle had a great run in the Scottish National 10K road race, securing the bronze medal for her efforts.  She was also the quickest female in our Spring 10k. Other age group winners were Mary, Neil and […]

ZE RUN SPRING 10k 2023

Fashionably late for Spring, and with weather nothing like May, the ZE runners put in a great shift for our Spring 10k.  5 laps of the loch was the challenge, and they duly accepted. Neil led from the off, closely followed by Michelle, Russell and Brian. He managed to distance them to win the overall, […]


It’s been a bumper month for our ZE runners with marathons galore! Club records tumbling, debut marathons, Boston qualifiers and PB’s too! Ross Manson 3:12 debut marathon at Southampton Karl Simpson 2:55 ZE club record and BQ at Manchester Mary Rutherford 3:09 ZE club record and PB at Boston Julie Kirkness 4:34 debut marathon at […]


We were delighted to see so many Shetlanders running well in Inverness a few weeks ago, great efforts. Many of the runners we have been coaching achieved personal bests, rewarding their hard work over the winter months.   Joe 2:17 (20 min pb) Mary 1:28 (2 min pb) Natalie 1:34 (4 min pb) Neil 1:15 […]

April 2022

April 2022 That has been a very busy month here at Gym Gair!  We have been on our holidays, jetting off abroad for the first time since December 2019.  It was fantastic to feel the warmth of the sun for a couple of weeks and explore Gran Canaria.  All good things must come to an […]

July 2021

Holidays, at long last!  It’s been a while since we have enjoyed a trip to the mainland, and we certainly packed a lot in while we could. We took the Northlink to Aberdeen and set off on a tour of Scotland with the car, enjoying stays in St Fillans, Glen Coe, Skye and Nairn.  Highlights […]