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Week beginning Saturday 31st March 2012
Saturday 31st March Park run in Inverness - 5k Bught park - 9.30 am start. Scroll down for further information.
Monday 2nd April 7 pm evening run, meet in the square in Muir of Ord.  Now that the evenings are lighter for longer, we will be jogging partly off-road.  It is still very important that everyone wears a hi - viz top (we can lend bibs if you don't have one of your own).  All welcome.  Routes will be selected according to ability/experience/fitness.
Wednesday 4th April afternoon run: meet at 1.30 pm in the square in Muir of Ord or the Clash Wood Car Park at 1.40 pm. 
Wednesday 4th April evening run - meet in the square at 7 pm.  Plans same as for Monday evening.
Thursday 5th April morning run - meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 9.30 am. Contact Heather on 0791 244 3056 of email: heatherjogscotland@gmail.com if you want further information about this session. 

Constitution
At a meeting attended by 33 members on Monday 19th March 2012, Muir of Ord jogscotland became a Constituted Club.  A committee was elected. A copy of the constitution can be viewed by clicking on the tab along the top of this page.  The minute of the meeting will appear shortly giving the names of the elected committee. 


Week beginning Saturday 24th March 2012
Saturday 24th March 9.30 am Park run - Bught Park - 5 K - scroll down for information on how to register in advance
                                        11.00 am Newtonmore 10 mile race (good luck to everyone from our group taking part!)
Monday 26th March 7 pm - meet at the bowl football pitch in Muir of Ord (take the road by the police station - opposite the entrance to the golf course - and go to the end where there's a car park. Football pitch on the left. Intervals, and time trials.  this is suitable for all levels from beginners to experienced runners!  
Wednesday 28th March: afternoon run - meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 1.30 pm or at the Clash Wood car park at 1.40 pm.
Wednesday 28th March: evening run - meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm for the usual runs round the village. 
Thursday 29th March: morning run - meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 9.30 am. Contact Heather on 0791 244 3056 or email: heatherjogscotland@gmail.com if you want further information about this session. 


Final reminder for the Newtonmore 10 miles this Saturday 24th March 11am (entry online or on the day). See Events page for details.

Week beginning Saturday 17th March 2012
Saturday 17th March: Park run in Inverness - 5k Bught Park - meet at the Ice Rink corner in time for a 9.30 start.  Register only once on line at the latest the afternoon of the Friday before your first Park run. A good event and then coffee etc and chat after.

Monday 19th March:Meet in the square at 6.30 pm if you can. Stretch and cool down at the Pavilion by the Bowling green at the end of the run at about 7.45. Then soup, rolls and some home baking, tea, coffee, juice in the Pavilion.  Sorry no showers but there are toilets. 8 pm meeting to adopt the constitution (previously circulated) and to appoint office bearers then a talk from Ray Cameron " Keep on Running - ideas on how to get the best out of running and how not to fall by the wayside!" The meeting will finish by 9.30 pm. Please email me by Sunday if you are willing to serve on the committee. Anyone who can't make the run at 6.30, just come when you can and someone will be in the square to set you off to catch up with others!

Wednesday 21st March: afternoon run: meet in the square at 1.30 pm or at Clash Wood car park at 1.40 pm

Wednesday 21st March: evening run: meet in the square at 7 pm for runs round and about the village.

Thursday 22nd March: Heather's morning run. Meet in the square at 9.30 am. contact Heather if you want further information: heatherjogscotland@gmail.com or just turn up!  


check the events page for some good events - esp. the Steam Train run in May but hurry, spaces limited!!

*** See Results page for Inverness 1/2 ***

A note for your diary: Monday 19th March at 8 pm, a 'Social' evening after the usual run.  Ray Cameron giving a talk - and adoption of our new constitution.  Further information next week. 

week beginning Saturday 10th March 2012
Saturday 10th March: Park run in Inverness - 5K Bught Park - register on line by Friday afternoon.
Sunday 11th March: Inverness Half marathon and 5K.  Good luck to all taking part!
Monday 12th March: evening run - Intervals (gentle for beginners and those who ran the half marathon!!). Meet at the bowl football pitch - down the road by the police station and park in the car park at the end of that wee road. Meet at 7 pm.
Wednesday 14th March: afternoon run: meet in Muir of Ord at 1.30 pm or Clash Wood car park at 1.40 pm. 
Wednesday 14th March: evening run - meet as usual in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm for runs round and about Muir of Ord
Thursday 15th March NEW at 9.30am - meet in the square in Muir of Ord.  Heather is taking this group - suitable for beginners or returners. contact Heather on 0791 244 3056 or email: heatherjogscotland@gmail.com for further information - or just turn up!


*** 2012 Events now listed ***

 
wweek beginning Saturday 3rd March 2012
Saturday 3rd March wpark run Inverness 9.30 Bught
Sunday 4th March Nairn 10K 
Monday 5th  March:evening run - meet in the square in Muir of Ord  at 7 pm for the usual village routes.  If you have a head torch, bring it with you.
Wednesday 7th March afternoon run: meet in the square at 1.30 pm in Muir of Ord, or at the forest car park at Monadh Mhor at 1.40 pm.
Wednesday 7th March evening run: meet in the square as usual at  7 pm. 



A new baby!
Mairi Isla born this morning - 29th February, to Lucy Masterton and Adrian Hodges!  Great news!

Week beginning Saturday 25th February 2012
Saturday 25th February - Park run in Inverness - 5k, meet at Bught park beside the Ice rink for a 9.30 start.  scroll down for registration details
Monday 27th February Meet at 7 pm on the football pitch for a floodlight session (scroll down to find out where the football pitch with floodlights is if you are new!) suitable for everyone! 
Wednesday 29th February afternoon run: - meet in the square, Muir of Ord, at 1.30 pm or at Monadh Mhor forest car park at 1.40
Wednesday 29th February evening run - meet in the square Muir of Ord at 7 pm for the usual runs around the Muir - 3 - 7 miles - bring a head torch if you have one.

Week beginning Saturday 18th February 2012
Saturday 18th Feb. Park run in Inverness - Bught Park at 9.30 am - 5k then coffee at the Floral Hall!
Monday 20th Feb. evening run - meet in the square at 7 pm for the usual runs round and about the village.  If you have a head torch, bring it.  New members always welcome.
Wednesday 22nd Feb afternoon run - meet in the village square at 1.30 or at Monadh Mhor car park at 1.40 pm.
Wednesday 22nd Feb.evening run - meet in the square Muir of Ord at 7 pm - usual village runs from 3 - 7 miles.

Looking for volunteers!

Ray Cameron is looking for volunteers to help on Sunday 11th March.  Several options:
  1. 9.30 - 12.30 Registration then 1 pm - 3.30 on the finishing line
  2. 8.00 - 1.15 branding and setting up at start and finish
  3. 12.00 - 3.30 marshaling on course - number of options on both 5k and half marathon
please contact Ray: volunteers@caledonianconcepts.co.uk 
Week beginning Saturday 11th February 2012

Saturday 11th February: Park Run 5K 9.30 am Bught Park.  Register on line in advance and print off a bar code.  Scroll below for further information. 

Monday 13th February: evening run under floodlights on the bowl football pitch at 7 pm - some interval training but somehting for all levels of experience and fitness.  The football pitch is along the road past the Police Station - car park at the end of the wee road.

Wednesday 15th  February: afternoon run: meet in Muir of Ord, village square, at 1.30 or Monadh Mhor forest car park at 1.40

Wednesday 15th February: evening run. Meet in the square at 7 pm for runs round and about the village.  If you have a head torch, bring it!

Week beginning Monday 6th February 2012

Monday 6th February meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm for routes round and about Muir of Ord.  If you have a head torch, please bring it! Also please wear hi-viz clothing.  If you don't have any, we can lend you a hi-viz bib. New members always welcome. 

Wednesday 8th February Afternoon run: meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 1.30 pm or Monadh Mhor forest car park at 1.40.

Wednesday 8th February Evening run: meet in the square in the Muir, as usual, at 7 pm. 




Week begining Saturday 4th February 2012

Saturday 4th February - Park Run - Bught Park at 9.30 am - 5K - scroll down for further information

Monday 6th February evening run - Meet in the square at 7 pm for various runs round and about Muir of Ord.  All welcome.

Wednesday 8th February afternoon run - meet in the square at 1.30 pm or at Monadh Mhor forest car park at 1.40.  Comnfortable 4 + or 6 mile jog

Wednesday 8th February evening run - meet in the square at 7 pm - usual village routes. 

Week beginning Saturday 28th January 2012

Saturday 28th January - Park Run - Bught Park at 9.30am 5k - see below for information.

Monday 30th January:   evening run: Meet at the bowl football pitch at 7 pm for a floodlit session. This is geared for all - whatever the fitness level!

Wednesday 1st February; afternoon run: meet in the square in Muir of Ord  at 1.30 pm or at Monadh Mhor forest car park at 1.40pm.

Wednesday 1st February : evening run: meet in the square in Muir of Ord as usual at 7 pm.
 



Week beginning Saturday 21st January 2012
 
Saturday 21st January: Park run - Bught Park at 9.30 am 5K - see below for information.
 
Monday 23rd January: evening run: meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm.  Bring a head torch if you have one. Usual runs round the village.  New members welcome.
 
Wednesday 25th January; afternoon run: meet in the square at 1.30 pm.  If the conditions are ok, we'll run again at Monadh Mhor - meeting in the car park there at 1.40 pm.
 
Wednesday 25th January: evening run: meet in the square in Muir of Ord as usual at 7 pm.
 
remember to check the website before coming if the conditions might be icy, snowy or in any other way dodgy!
Congratulations to Susan Henderson and Claire Acheson who both took part in the Glen Nevis Duathlon on Saturday 14th Jan. -
Susan got her first 'podium' place ever - 1st female Senior Vet!
 
Week beginning Saturday 14th January 2012
 
 
Saturday 14th January: Park run, Bught Park, Inverness - 5K - 9.30 am - register on line (Google 'park run Inverness') by 6 pm Friday if you have not already done so - need only register once. Entry free.
 
Monday 16th January: evening run in Muir of Ord - meet at 7 pm at the bowl football pitch (car park at end of road, back of police station).
We will be jogging/running under the floodlights - group warm up, some interval training for those interested, plus time trials - not compulsory! - plus an opportunity for those not wishing to do sprints to run round the track on grass - kinder to the joints than the pavements.  Then a group cool down and stretch. Something for everyone.
 
Wednesday 18th January: afternoon run.  Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 1.30 pm. If conditions permit - we will be running at Monadh Mhor for a change. So please check this web site Wed morning.  If on, then we can meet those from Inverness or thereabouts in the car park at MM at 1.40.
 
Wednesday 18th January: evening run: Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm.  Head torches if you have one. Usual selection of runs round the village.
 
 
Wednesday 11th Jan. afternoon run - update: Meet 1.30 pm in the square or 1.40 pm in the Clash wood car park.
 
Week beginning Saturday 7th January 2012
 
Saturday 7th January What about begining 2012 by joining Park Run?  If you haven't already done so, why don't you google 'Park Run Inverness' and register?  It's free and you only need to register once. Join us for the 5K run on Saturday at the Bught Park - Ice-rink corner - run begins 9.30 am.
 
Monday 9th January evening run - meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm.  A chance for many of us to begin the battle of the bulges! We'll be running/jogging round the village streets. Head torches might be useful, so bring one if you have one.
 
Wednesday 11th January afternoon run.  Meet in the square Muir of Ord at 1.30 pm.  A decision about where we will run will depend on weather/underfoot conditions.
 
Wednesday 11th January evening run. Meet in the square, Muir of Ord at 7 pm.  Same plans as Monday.
 
Please remember to check this page prior to coming out in case the weather conditions are not good - I try to make a decision by 3 pm for evening runs and by 12 noon for the afternoon run. If in doubt, phone me! 01463 870237
 
 
 
 
2012- HAPPY NEW YEAR!
 
MONDAY 2nd January - evening run CANCELLED.
just been out in Muir of Ord - checking pavements and grass - slush, lots of it, on top of ice - very slippy.  Forecast not expected to get warmer from now until tomorrow.  'Fraid it's going to be another evening of comfort eating.....let 's hope conditions imrpove for Wednesday....
 
Happy Christmas and a joggingly good New Year to you all!
Festive plans for jogging
 
Saturday 24th December: 9.30 am Park Run - Bught Park Inverness.  Google 'Inverness Park run' for details and remember to register before Friday 6pm if you have not already got a bar code.  It's a 5K route - friendly group of people - coffee afterwards at the Floral Hall - fast and slow people - come and join us!
 
Monday 26th December - Boxing Day! There will be no group jogging session. But there is the Turkey Trot at Nairn - 11 am. See Nairn Roadrunners Website!
 
Wednesday 28th December - afternoon run: meet at 1.30 in the square in Muir of Ord.  Not sure where we will run, but we'll decide at the time depending on conditions.  Friends and family welcome to join us!
 
Wednesday 28th December- evening run: Meet at 7 pm in the square in Muir of Ord. Usual routes round the village.  A chance to make space for the next round of excesses!! Friends and family welcome to join us!
 
Saturday 31st December: Park Run - 9.30
 
Monday 2nd January 2012: Meet in the square at 7 pm.  this should be an interval session, but instead we will be running round the village - kinder to our possibly slightly battered bodies!
 
Wednesday 4th January afternoon session: 1.30 in the square.  Look at the web site Wed morning for details of where we might go - depends on underfoot conditions.  Might try Clash Wood or Monadh Mor. 
 
Wednesday 4th January evening session: 7 pm in the square - back to normal!
 
please remember always to check the website for last minute changes if the underfoot conditions might be dodgy!
 
 
 
 
 
 
Santa outfits? Reindeer antlers? Flashing lights? - festive jog tonight! 
 
Wednesday evening run - 21st Dec. is still on - have just looked at pavements - at least some of them - there are still patches of ice here and there.  The car park in the square quite slippy.  However, with care, we should manage some kind of jog/run but with caution!  Bring a head torch if you have one.  It might help to identify the slippy bits
Raffle
Thanks to everyone who donated to the raffle at our Christmas night out - we raised £171.  Chris sent the money to the Speyside Trust who have just acknowled the donation and send thanks to us, best wishes for a very merry Christmas and a joggingly good 2012!
 
Boxing day- Monday 26th December:
There will not be a group session in Muir of Ord, but remember there will be the Nairn Road Runners Turkey Trot - see their website.  The run is approx 5K, starts at the harbour at about 11 am and finishes there.  Registration about 10 am.  No watches allowed, but the winner is the person nearest to his or her predicted time!  so fast or slow, you could be the winner!
 
 
Week beginning Saturday 17th December
 
Saturday 17th December: Park Run - 5K - Bught Park at 9.30.  remember to register on line before Friday evening if you have not already done so. Google 'Park Run Inverness' for further information.
 
Monday 19th December: evening run: Meet at the bowl football pitch at 7 pm for a floodlit session. This is geared for all - whatever the fitness level! However, check the website in the afternoon in case the conditions underfoot are not good, please!
 
Wednesday 21st December: afternoon run: Meet in Muir of Ord, the square, at 1.30.  Depending on weather, a decision will be made as to where we run.
 
Wednesday 21st December: evening run: Meet in the square, Muir of Ord at 7 pm.  remember, however, to check the website in case the pavements are not safe. 
 
 
 
 
Wednesday afternoon run (14th Dec) is on! but not at Clash Wood -still too icy. Meet in the square in  MoO at 1.30 pm.
 
Wednesday evening run is on (unless there is a dramatic drop in temperature this afternoon) Meet in the square in MoO at 7 pm.
 
 
Monday evening - 12 th December CANCELLED. pavements in MoO very icy.  I looked a the possibility of using the football pitch but the car park is an ice-rink and impossible to walk on safely.  In addition, the entrance to the football pitch is solid ice.  Watch this space for Wednesday! 
 
 
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Christmas night out amazing that everyone who had booked made it, inspite of the weather! Thanks to all for the bouquet of flowers - they are really fabulous and much appreciated. Photos  Can anyone who took photos during the evening, please email them to me?  thanks.
 
Week beginning saturday 10th December
 
Saturday 10th December: Park run, Bught park, Inverness at 9.30 am
 
Sunday 11th December: Lossiemouth Turkey Trot - 10 miles - 11 am.  Can enter on day see http://www.morayroadrunners.com .
 
Monday 12th December: evening run, meet at 7 pm in the square in Muir of Ord for the usual winter runs - note- please check this page before you leave home - if underfoot conditions are dangerous, this will be cancelled
 
Wednesday 14th December: afternoon run, meet at 1.30 pm in the square or Clash Wood car park at 1.40.  However - please check before hand that conditions are safe -here or phone 01463 870237
 
Wednesday 14th December: evening run, meet at 7 pm in the square. Again, please check re conditions!
 
Wednesday afternoon run cancelled (7th Dec)
 
Clash wood car park likely to be dangerous with melting snow on top of ice and the routes through the trees difficult. Don't want injuries this afternoon before our night out!
 
 

Week beginning Saturday 3rd December

Saturday 3rd December: Park run, Inverness 9.30 am.  Register on line by Friday 6 pm to get your bar-code if you have not already got one. Registration only rerquired once.
Monday 5th December: evening run.  Meet in the bowl football pitch (parking at end of road from police station) for jogging/running/intervals and other fun and games at 7 pm.
 
Wednesday 7th December: afternoon run - meet in the square at 1.30 pm or Clash Wood Car park at 1.40.
 
wednesday 7th December: no group run this evening - instead our night out at Storehouse of Foulis - 7.30 pm. If you have not already booked your place, there are still some places available so contact Joan - email: joan@guisachanhouse.co.uk as soon as possible.
 
 
 Week beginning Saturday 26th November

 

Saturday 26th November: Park run, Inverness 9.30 am
Monday 28th November: evening run, meet in the square for a 7 pm start. Usual winter runs round the village.  Bring a head torch if you have one.

Wednesday 30th November: afternoon run: meet in the square at 1.30 pm or Clash Wood car park at 1.40 pm.

Wednesday 30th November: evening run: meet in the square for a 7 pm start. The usual.

 

Run 4 It sale news

Run 4 It are holding 2 special sale nights on Sat 3rd Dec 9.30am - 5pm in The Palace Hotel and Thu 8th Dec 6pm – 9pm in their shop.

Grab a Christmas bargain.  Click on the flyers below for full details.

    

  

     

Week beginning Saturday 19th November

 

Saturday 19th November: park run Bught Park Inverness - 5K at 9.30 am and the Knockfarrel hill Race at 1 pm. 
Monday 21st November: meet at the bowl football pitch for 7pm.  warm up for all, and then intervals - suitable for all levels. 
 
Wednesday 22nd November: afternoon run: meet in the square at 1.30 pm or Clash Wood car park at 1.40 pm.
 
Wednesday 22nd November: evening run: meet in the square for 7 pm.  Usual round the village runs. Bring a head torch if you have one.

 

  • news : well done Val - achieved a PB at the Park run in Inverness on Saturday.  Do hope more of the group will take part on Saturdays!
  • volunteers still required to help out at the Knockfarrel Hill Race next Saturday (19th Nov) - contact Richard Airlie-Gilbert for further info.
  • Santa run Sunday 4th Dec -5K in Inverness
  • Christmas night out Please let us know as soon as possible if you wish to come and no later than Wed. 23rd Nov. Encourage as many as possible to join us on 7th Dec.
     
 
Week beginning Saturday 12th November
Saturday 12th November ; Park run Bught Inverness 5K 9.30 am
 
Monday 14th November:   evening run.  Meet in the square in Muir of Ord by 7 pm. Bring a head torch if you have one. Runs around the village - varying distances to suit all abilities.
 
Wednesday 16th November: afternoon run. Meet at 1.30 in the square Muir of Ord or at  Clash Wood car park at 1.40 pm.
 
Wednesday 16th November: evening run: meet in the square in the Muir by 7 pm - various routes round the village.
 Week beginning Saturday November 5th
 
Saturday 5th November: 9.30 am Inverness Park Run 5K.
 
Monday 7th November: Meet at 7 pm in the bowl football pitch for warm up, intervals, cool down and stretching under the floodlights.  Something for every level of fitness - and always fun! Do join us.
 
Wednesday 9th November: afternoon run. Meet in the square, Muir of Ord at 1.30 pm or at Clash Wood car park at 1.40 pm
 
Wednesday 9th November:evening run. Meet in the square, Muir of Ord by 7 pm for runs round and about Muir of Ord.  Bring a headtorch if you have one.
 
Christmas night out  Wed. 7th Dec. 7.30 at Storehouse of Foulis - numbers and payment by 23rd Nov. at latest (£25 + £2 for tip) Menu on request from joan@guisachanhouse.co.uk
 
Scottish Athletics Dinner and Awards ceremony on this occasion, we didn't win the community Jogscotland group of the year - but at least we got to the final.  It was an excellent night out - 7 of us went down to Glasgow for the dinner.  Cairngorm jogscotland won the community group award - we're delighted that a Highland group was successful. Roger Black was guest of honour - wow - what a handsome chap and lovely with it!!! We have photos of us with him. Rhona Macleod, BBC sports presenter was the compere for the evening and also lovely.  She has an aunt  in Evanton and has promised us that she will come and run with us when she visits her aunt!  Maybe next year Muir of Ord jogscotland will feature in the winners!
Week beginning Saturday 29th October 
 
Saturday 29th October; 9.30 am Inverness Park Run 5K.  Also Scottish Athletics Dinner and Awards ceremony in Glasgow. Muir of Ord jogscotland group in the final of the Community jogscotland group of the year!
 
Monday 31st October: evening run: Meet in the square by 7 pm for usual runs round the village.
 
Wednesday 2nd October: afternoon run. Meet in the square at 1.30 pm or Clash Wood car park at 1.40.
 
Wednesday 2nd October: evening run. Meet in the square by 7 pm - usual winter runs.
 
 
See 'results' page for Aviemore times and time trials
Week beginning Saturday 22nd October
 
Saturday 22nd October: 9.30 am Inverness Park Run 5K
 
Monday 24th October: evening run: Meet in bowl football pitch (floodlit) at 7 pm for warm up and intervals - suitable for all levels of fitness. Scroll down for directions to the football pitch.
 
Wednesday 26th October:   afternoon run: meet in the square at 1.30 pm or at Clash Wood car park at 1.40
 
Wednesday 26th October: evening run: meet in the square at 7 pm for the usual winter runs round the village.
 
Other information
Christmas night out Wednesday 7th December at Storehouse of Fowlis. I'll be discussing price and menus with Quentin shortly - last year £26 - so probably about that. I'll confirm as soon as I know, however, please email me and let me know if you plan to come -joan@guisachanhouse.co.uk I need to have a rough idea of numbers before I discuss details.
Jogscotland community group of the year: The Scottish awards dinner takes place on Saturday 29th October and Muir of Ord jogscotland is one of the groups on the shortlist. Some of us are going to the dinner where the winning group will be announced. Fingers crossed!
 
 
Week beginning Saturday 14th October (woops - 15th!)
 
Saturday 15th October: 9.30 am Inverness Park Run 5K (see below 8th Oct. for further info.)
 
Sunday 16th October: Aviemore half marathon and 10K.  Registration before 8.30 am!  Good luck everyone!
 
Monday 17th October: evening run - meet in the square, Muir of Ord, at 7 pm sharp - find out how everyone got on in Aviemore. Usual winter running routes with the odd extra loop.  Bring a head torch if you have one.
 
Wednesday 19th October: afternoon run. Meet in the square at 1.30 pm or Clash Wood car park at 1.40 pm. Hazel will lead the run and Gwyneth will co-ordinate travel from the square.
 
Wednesday 19th October: evening run. Meet in the square at 7 pm sharp. Normal winter runnning routes.
 
Week beginning Saturday 8th October
 
Saturday 8th October: 9.30 am Inverness Park Run (5K). If you have not already registered (free), then log on to Park Run and register before 6 pm on Friday.  You only register once, get a bar code which you can print off and then you can take part any Saturday.  Let's hope that the timing glitch of Saturday past is resolved!
 
Sunday 9th October: Claire Macdonald and Heather Gilbertson take part in the jogscotland jogleader course being held in Kingussie.  Look out for 2 new jogleaders on Monday 10th - brimming full of enthusiasm and new ideas!  Enjoy the day girls and thanks for agreeing to do the training.
 
Monday 10th October: Interval training.  Meet in the bowl football pitch (car park at end of wee road at the back of the police station in MoO.)  Meet just before 7 pm. Suitable for all levels - beginners to experienced.
 
Wednesday 12 October: afternoon run: meet in the square at 1.30 pm or Clash Wood Car park at 1.40 pm.
 
Wednesday 12th October: evening run: meet in the square ready for the 'off' at 7 pm. Bring a head torch if you have one then you can try out a new loop - about 50 yards off road on a wee track.
 
Note
Another date for your diary: Monday 17th October 6.30 pm at Run 4 It Huntly Street. Try out the new Ronhill Vision Range on a guided 7K run at the River Ness. Trial products, free prize Draw and guidance on night running. You are invited to join in the fun.  If you are thinking of going please let me know or contact Graeme at Run 4 It as soon as you can.
 
 
*** Latest results from Baxters posted on Results page  ***

Week beginning Sunday 2nd October
 
Sunday 2nd October: Baxter's 5K, 10K and the Loch Ness Marathon!  Good luck to everyone taking part - especially Claire Jack and Craig Munro in the Marathon!
 
Monday 3rd October: Meet in the square by 7 pm. so we can leave promptly!   Winter routes from now on and a regular 7 pm start. 
 
Wednesday 5th October: afternoon run.  Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 1.30 or Clash Wood Car park at 1.40.
 
Wednesday 5th October: evening run - Meet in the square by 7 pm. - winter routes.
 
 
 

Week beginning Monday 26th September - a really busy one!
 
Monday 26th September: evening run: meet at 6.25 pm in the bowl football pitch where we'll warm up - and do interval training - suitable for all levels. There is always an option to go for a run after the warm up, but we do hope that everyone will give the intervals a try.
 
Tuesday 27th September:  open meeting in the Community Pavilion - opposite the football pavilion, adjacent to the bowling green.  (Can be accessed first left from the square after the post office signposted 'Bowling Green'). Meeting starts at 8 pm.  Richard Gilbert will chat about training - for beginners and for more experienced runners - we'll consider the draft constitution (email me: joan@guisachanhouse.co.uk if you'd like to see a copy in advance) and agree on a start time for winter runs (6.30 / 6.45 / 7 pm???),possible new routes for the winter etc. There'll be cake and coffee/tea....maybe!
 
Wednesday 28th September: afternoon run: Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 1.30 or Clash Wood at 1.40 - and pray for a dry day!
 
Wednesday 28th September:evening run: Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 6.30 - if it's a good day, it might just be possible to have a last off-road run before the nights get really dark....provided it is not too wet underfoot. If not, then we'll be on the pavements.  We might even find a new route - or some new bits to add to the old routes.
 
Saturday 1st October: Park run - Bught Park at 9.30 am - 5K then tea/coffee/scones at the Floral Hall.  Remember to register on line before Friday evening for your bar code.  Registration is free - it's all free!
 
Sunday 2nd October: Baxter's 5K, 10K and Marathon ...good luck especially to Claire Jack and Craig Munro who are doing the marathon.
 
 
 
  
Remember
On Tuesday 27th September we are having a group meeting at 8 pm in the Community Pavilion.  We will have a further chat about the group and how we 'run' it (!) and look at the draft consitution.  If you want to see a copy in advance, let me know and I'll email it to you.  We will then have a talk from Richard Gilbert on  training - for beginners as well as more seasoned joggers/runners - so I do hope there will be a good turn-out.
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Look at the Muir of Ord Community website for a photo of some of us loosening up on Wednesday evening!  http://www.muiroford.org.uk . The photo is one of a series on the slide show on the home page, bottom right.  See also some of us path building and repairing the walkway round the pond opposite the school last Saturday.  There will be another path building and repairing session on Saturday 15th October - would be great if more of us could help out. A reminder nearer the time.
 
 
 
 
Week Beginning Monday 19th September
 
Monday 19th September: evening run.  Meet in the square at 6.30 pm for off road runs.
 
Wednesday 21st September: afternoon run.  Meet in the square at 1.30 pm or at Clash Wood at 1.40.
 
Wednesday 21st September: evening run. Meet in the square for the regular off road runs. 
 
 
 
Remember
 
Check the 'Albums' section of the website (above) for some new photos, thanks to Mike G.

Special reminder

Why not try the Dyke 10k on Sunday 25th Sept @ 1430 (It'll be a good warm up for Baxters on the following Sunday). Really keen to try and get a good club turnout please.

It's a great road course, well organised by Forres Harriers and food afterwards. For those that don't know, Dyke is signposted to the left, just off the A96 Aberdeen Road and 5 mins passed Nairn so an easy journey. See Forres Harriers for full details. You can either enter online for £7 or on the day £8 and remember to use "Jog Scotland Muir of Ord" for club name as we'll automatically qualify for a team entry - 2 men + 2 ladies count. Hope you can make it.


Week beginning Saturday 10th September
 
Saturday 10th September: remember the Park runs have now begun in Inverness at the Bught - Google 'Park Runs' to find out how to sign up - several of our group ran the first one last Saturday. It's 5K - you need to register in advance of turning up - but you do this on line and it's instant and free!  the Park run takes place every Saturday morning at 9.30 in the Bught Park in Inverness.  Suitable for all abilities - it's not a race.
 
Monday 11th September: evening run : meet at 6.25 at the Bowl football pitch (take the road from Muir of Ord and turn left just before the police station) - there's a car park under the height barrier and the pitch is to the left down the bank. Suitable for all levels of ability and fitness - so hope you will all come and join us and bring your friends!
 
Wednesday 13th September: afternoon run: meet at 1.30 pm in the square in Muir of Ord or Clash Wood Car park at 1.40.
 
Wednesday 13th Septebmer: evening run: meet at 6.30 pm in the square in Muir of Ord for the usual runs round the village.
 
Other News
 
Good luck to Richard R., Ben and Keith who are all taking part in the Highland Heart Beat Challenge this weekend.
 
 
 
 
A thankyou
 
Most of you are aware that both Chris Magee's parents have recently died.  The group has sent flowers to Chris who has asked me to thank you all on her behalf. It is not going to be easy for Chris but she does hope to get back to the group soon.
 
 
Week beginning Monday 5th September
 
Monday 5th September: 6.30 start from the square in Muir of Ord. This will be a 'normal' evening of running the usual off-road routes. Please wear high viz tops - as it is getting dark and it is important that we are seen (page 9 of the latest Stride magazine).  I have ordered flo yellow bibs - but they have not yet arrived.  If you haven't yet recieved a copy of Stride, then maybe you have not signed up for it (£5 per year after the first year of membership I think) - you might however be able to access it on line - worth a try. See page 19!
 
Wednesday 7th September: afternoon run - meet in the square in MoO at 1.30 or Clash Wood Car park at 1.40. Apologies for this past Wednesday afternoon - for I think the first time ever - there were no jogleaders available to take the group...well done all of you who carried on regardless! 
 
Wednesday 7th September: evening run - 6.30 start from the square in MoO.  Again, please wear high viz tops. Usual runs.
 
Other News
 
jogleader training: 2 places are reserved on the jogleader training course in Kingussie on Sunday 9th October. An application has been submitted to the Muir of Ord Community Council for funding for these places. 2 members have volunteered to do the training, but if anyone else is interested and willing to help out with beginners and the slower group members please contact me as soon as possible.
 
next 'Open meeting' for all members is booked for Tuesday 27th September at 8 pm in the Pavilion. Please put this date in your diary.  Further details nearer the time.
 
this weekend: lots happening - the first Park Run is being held in Inverness at the Bught at 9.30 (Google Inverness Park Run for details) - 5K and should be fun.  They will take place every Saturday at the same time, same place so do register. Also several of the group will be helping with marshalling duties at the Monster Challenge.  We have members taking part in the Moray Marathon, the Moray 10K, the Ben Nevis race, the Glasgow half marathon.......and possibly more - so good luck everyone and enjoy yourselves.
 
Week beginning Monday 29th August
 
Monday 29th August: remember 6.30 pm start. Meet in the bowl football pitch for the warm up. For those not familiar with Muir or Ord, the car park for the football pitch is at the end of the wee road behind the poice station and the bowl is on the left down the slope.  if walking from the square (or jogging!) take the opening on your left signposted to the Bowling, and follow the wee muddy track at the end of the first football pitch, over the grassy mound and you will find the bowl football pitch. After the warm up there will be an option to take part in interval training or to go for a jog.  However, we do hope that everyone will join in the intervals - suitable for all, yes even the slow beginners - honestly!
 
Wednesday 31st August: afternoon run - meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 1.30 or Clash Wood car park at 1.40.
 
Wednesday 31st August: evening run: meet in the square at 6.30 pm. Usual routes.  Please wear hi viz clothing.  The nights are drawing in and we must be easily seen by motorists.
 
Other News
Heather Gilbertson appears on page 19 of the latest edition of STRIDE - great article!
 
Today's Highland News and North Star feature the Muir of Ord jogscotland Poppy Run participants - lots of publicity!
 

 
 
 
 
 
Week beginning Monday 15th August
 
Monday 15th August: Everyone meet at the 'bowl' football pitch (access by road by police station) at 7 pm. The warm up for everyone will take place there.  Interval training to suit all abilities but there is an option after the warm up for those not keen on intervals to do a run (though we do hope that everyone will give it a try - it is fun and really good for your fitness!).  Stretching will be back at the football pitch at 7.50 pm.
 
Wednesday 17th August: afternoon run - meet in the square at 1.30 pm or at Clash Wood car park at 1.40 - whatever the weather!!
 
Wednesday 17th August: evening run - meet in the square at 7 pm for a normal evening jog/run.
 
remember 2 events
 
Thursday 11th August (tomorrow ) : 6-9 pm Run4It Huntly Street, Inverness - open evening for jogscotland groups - let's look at possible running vests for the group
 
Friday 12th August: Ceilidh in Strathpeffer Pavilion 8 - 1 in aid of Kids of Kolkata - £12 ticket. 
 
Hope to see you at both events!
 
 
 
Week beginning Monday 8th August - a really busy week!!
 
Monday 8th August: meet as usual at 7 pm in the square, Muir of Ord
 
Tuesday 9th August: meet at 8  pm in the Pavilion (next to the Bowling green - parking available).  This meeting is a social event - coffee/tea/homebaking - to chat about the group and the possiblity of expanding what we do etc. Ray Cameron is coming to tell us about volunteering to marshal - something that can be done if injured or not taking part in a particular event. Bring any ideas you have for encouraging new members,  retaining existing members etc.
 
Wednesday 10th August: afternoon run - meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 1.30 or Clash Wood car park at 1.40 pm.
 
Wednesday 10th August: evening run - meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm for the usual runs.
 
Thursday 11th August: 6 - 9 pm Run4It, Huntly Street Inverness, an open evening (refreshments) for jogscotland members and a preview of the sale that starts on 12th August.
 
Friday 12th August: Ceilidh in Strathpeffer Pavilion 8 - 1 in aid of Kids of Kolkata, the charity that Richard Roberts and Louise Wheeler have been cycling from Lands End to John O Groats to raise money for. Tickets £12.  Tickets will be available from Mike Dignan all week - so bring your money with you Monday, Tuesday or Wed.  There will also be tickets on the door.  We hope that many of our group will be there.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Week beginning Monday 1st August
 
Monday 1st August: Meet in the car park behind the police station, beside the bowl football pitch just before 7 pm.  We will be warming up there and then interval training for those interested and a run for the others. So a choice of activities available. Remember to bring £12 for tickets for the charity ceilidh on Friday 12th August.
 
Wednesday 3rd August: afternoon run: meet in the square Muir of Ord at 1.30 pm. Run will be in Clash Wood.
 
Wednesday 3rd August: evening run: meet in the square Muir of Ord at 7 pm. for the usual run
 
Note: thanks to Mike G for adding more action photos to the album above.
Week beginning Monday 25th July 
 
Monday 25th July: Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm - 'normal' runs via Spittal Wood and Gilchrist Farm, maybe via the tea-pot, Lady Claire's, Gilchrist graveyard and the Lily Loch depending on how far you want to go!
 
Wednesday 27th July:afternoon run: meet in the square in the Muir at 1.30 or in the car park at Clash Wood at 1.35 pm.  Gwyneth will meet folks in the square, and Hazel will be at the wood to lead the group.
 
Wednesday 27th July: evening run - as usual, meet in the square at 7 pm.
 
Diary dates-new and reminders
 
Tuesday 9th August: 8 pm in the Pavilion, Muir of Ord- all encouraged to attend (see below)
 
Thursday 11th August new invitation from Run4it to a pre-sale get-together 6-9 in the shop in Huntly street Inverness for all jogscotland members.
 
Friday 12h August Ceilidh in Strathpeffer in aid of the charity that Richard is raising money for by cycling with Louise from Lands-End to John o Groats - tickets £12 from Richard or Mike (let's make this a good night out for Muir of Ord jogscotland!) See below for details of the charity.
 
Latest News
 
Nethy Explorer 12K : 14 of us took part in the run through Abernethy forest and round Loch Garten yesterday (Sunday) in the sun!! - 2 'podium' places, Freya and Mike G and great runs also for all the rest.  A must for everyone next year!   Click on results above to see how we all did.  Click on Albums above to find route to photos of the action.
 
Date for you diary: tuesday 9th August at 8 pm in the Pavilion, Muir of Ord (next to the bowling green) - an open meeting for everyone - to discuss how we progress Muir of Ord Jogscotland.  Reminders will appear regularly and an agenda will be posted nearer the time.  If you have any items for the agenda, please let Mike D or me (Joan) know.  
 
Week beginning Sunday 17th July
 
Sunday 17th July: a number of us (me included!) will be running/jogging the 12K run at Nethybridge.  You can sign up on the day - so if you are interested and have not yet told Mike D, then let him know
 (0773 410 6774)  so that he can arrange transport. if you are taking part, please wear a yellow MoO jogscotland vest if you have one! Also, bring a picnic.  The forecast is not great, but you never know! Youn can also contact me (0773 410 3537)
 
Monday 18th July: Meet as near 6.50 pm as you can at the football pitch area for an additional Interval training night.  Everyone please meet there (see Mike's notice below).  After a warm up, anyone who does not wish to join in with the interval training can then do a normal Monday evening run.
 
Wednesday 20th July Afternoon run: Meet at 1.30 in the square, or at 1.40 in the car park at Clash Wood.
 
Wednesday 20th July Evening run: meet in the square at 7 pm for the usual Spittal Wood/Gilchrist Farm runs.
 
Other information
 
Volunteers still wanted to help with the Monster Challenge at the beginning of September.  Please contact Ray (see below for further information)
 
Charity Ceilidh information below - Richard will have tickets next week.  Although these will be available at the door, it would be great if folks would pay for them before the event - £12.  It would be great if a number of us went to support Richard and Louise.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Additional Interval Training Night
 
Following on from the continuing success of our Interval Training Nights, it has been decided to hold another night NEXT  MONDAY (18th), it will be as usual down at the football field area, meeting @ 6.50pm to commence @ 7pm with Richard and Mike taking you through something to challenge yourself, remember to park in the designated car park.
 
 We are looking at holding these evenings every 2nd Monday (until the light evenings start to disappear) for those interested in joining us , but as with everything at Muir J.S. we are interested in your views on whether this is a worthwhile undertaking or not, so please speak to Joan, Mike or Richard, alternatively leave us a commet on our Facebook page.
 
 For those of you not interested in joining in with us for the speed training, come down to the field to join in with the warm up then head of out on your usual run with one of the leaders in attendance, as usual there is no pressure to join the Intervals but it is good to keep up the regular running. Then join us back at the field for a group strech and cool down.
 
 
 
 
Other Information
 
Wanted: Volunteers to help with the Monster Challenge on Saturday 3rd September. You get paid £30 for the day which you can keep or give to a charity of your choice. Help also required on Friday 2nd Sept. from mid-afternoon till about 9 pm.  Contact Ray Cameron: mobile: 0784 941 6956 or home: 01463 870805 (evenings) or email Ray at volunteers@caledonianconcepts.co.uk  giving him you mobile and or home tel. numbers.
 
Charity Ceilidh Strathpeffer Pavilion, Friday 12th August - music by Rythmnreel. Tickets £12 on the night or from Richard Roberts tel. 0751 217 1605. The band is playing for free so most of the money goes to the charity. Richard Roberts and Louise Wheeler (occasional member of our group) are fundraising by cycling from Landsend to John O Groats at the end of this month - hoping to reach John O Groats on 9th August. See www.kidsofkolkata.co.uk for details of the great cause they are raising money for.
 
Open meeting for group members We think it's time to discuss ways of taking the group forward and we want to hear everyone's views.  So if you can come to a meeting, maybe early August we can discuss various ideas eg: should we become a more 'formal' group ie with a proper committee, and funds etc?  What about running gear? Some are suggestion that we have a choice of tops with our name on - say t-shirts / polo shirts - hooded tops? More interval training?  More frequent sessions? Social events? Whatever!  In discussion with a few, it appears that Tuesday or Thursday evenings might suit best. Give me an idea of what evvening would suit you when we next meet up or email me: joan@guisachanhouse.co.uk(new email address). I will be able to book either a room in the library building or in the Pavilion (near to the bowling green).
 
 
Week beginning Monday 11th July
 
Monday 11th July evening run: meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm.  Provided it is reasonably dry underfoot, we hope to resume jogging off road in Spittal Wood and/or by Gilchrist Farm/Lily Loch.  Hope to see lots of you on Monday!
 
Wednesday 13th July afternoon session: meet in the square in the Muir at 1.30 or in the car park at Clash Wood at 1.40 pm where we will jog/run.
 
Wednesday 13th July evening session: meet in the square in the Muir at 7 pm.  Usual summer routes.
 
 
Week Beginning Monday 4th July
 
Monday 4th July  evening run: Meet either at 6.55 pm in the square in Muir of Ord or at 7 pm at the football pitch behind the police station. Mike D and Richard R will put us through our paces!  This session is for everyone in the group - beginners to more experienced members.  If you have friends or family staying, bring them too!  I will be there - bringing up the rear as usual.
 
Wednesday 6th July afternoon run: meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 1.30.  Not sure yet where we will run.
 
Wednesday 6th July evening run: meet in the square at 7 pm.
 
 
Week Beginning Monday 27th June
 
Monday 27th  evening run, meet in the square at 7 pm.
 
Wednesday 29th afternoon run.  Meet in the square at 1.30 pm.  Not sure yet where we will run, but if you think you might be tight for time arriving in the square, ring or text me.
 
Wednesday 29th evening run - meet in the square at 7 pm.  However, I know that some of you plan to take part in the Tain 10K. Scroll down this page for details.  I will however be in Muir of Ord for the usual jogscotland run.
 
Other information
 
Mike Gage has kindly agreed to look after the Events and Results sections of this website for us.  Other information about the group can be found on the Muir of Ord jogscotland facebook page.
 
Recent events
 
Once we get organised, results will appear in the results section, but prior to and during my period on holiday many of you have taken part in various events so our yellow vests have been popping up all over the place - Skye, Glenlivet, Balmoral, Grantown, Flotta, Portmahomack, to mention just a few - and more recently, the jogscotland 5k in Inverness when 17 plus 2 new potential recruits, plus 4 marshalling were at Bught park.  The results can all be found somewhere on line.  This weekend, quite a few of the group are taking part in the Highland Cross.  The jogscotland website and facebook page all feature photos of our team in Inverness, as does our Muir of Ord jogscotland facebook page if you are interested!
 
Week beginning Monday 20th June
 
Monday 20th evening run, meet in the square at 7 pm.  Hope to see lots of you - new and returning members all welcome to any or all of our runs.  Just turn up, or phone Joan on 01463 870237 for further information.
 
Wednesday 23rd afternoon run: meet in the square at 1.30 pm. 
 
Wednesday 23rd evening run: meet in the square at 7 pm.
 
MONDAY 13TH JUNE
 
meet at 7 pm in the square in Muir of Ord - whatever the weather! 
 
Wednesday 15th June afternoon run
 
Hazel Keiro will meet anyone who wants a run at 1.30 in the square in Muir of Ord.  A decision will be made then as to where the run will be - depends on weather conditions!
 
Wednesday 15th June evening run
 
Just a reminder that there will not be a regular run in Muir of Ord as we hope that everyone will join us in Inverness - Bught park - for the annual jogscotland 5K.  If you have not already signed up, then you can register on Wednesday - just turn up at about 6.15 pm ( the run starts at 7 pm). Let's have a really good turn out - whatever the weather. If anyone is unable to run/jog, then we are looking for marshals. Let me know: 01463 870237. Please remember to wear your Muir of Ord yellow running vest if you have one!

FEW DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
 
WEDNESDAY 15th JUNE - JOGSCOTLAND 5K, Inverness Bught Park @ 7.00pm
This is the ideal introduction to competing in a mass event, in old money it's only 3 miles which for EVERYONE in Muir of Ord Jogscotland is well achievable, remember you run further than this twice every week, a bonus for this race is that its completely flat and its great FUN. £10 entry can either be done on-line or in the registration area on the night. We have historically had a huge turn-out for this event so come on lets keep up the tradition. Please remember that there will not be an organised run in the village this evening.
 
   SUNDAY 19th JUNE - GLEN MORAY 10K, FORRES
A well organised event which also incorporates a 10 mile race, usually a few hundred take part, registration can be done in advance or on the day at the Forres sports centre, good course of mixed tarain all on roads around Forres ending back at the sports centre, really, really good munch after in the centre. Mike Gage and Richard both won thier age catagories last year so lets repeat this again in every catagory !!!
 
WEDNESDAY 29th JUNE - TAIN GALA 10K, TAIN 7.00PM
Another evening event which is part of the Tain gala week, has always been a reasonable turn-out of local to Ross-Shire runners, so that includes us ! This course heads out through the town for a mile or so which is only slightly hilly then heads off out and back along a long flat road and ending up back through part of the town to the finish. Hot and cold refreshments and snacks have always been available afterwards before prizegiving. Entry was only £6 last year and can only be done on the night. Great alternative to your weekly muir run.
 
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Well another week aproaches and an important night awaits us !!!!
 
Yes that's right it's our monthly Interval Training Night, Monday 6th June @ 7.00pm down and around the football pitch, all meet down ther about 6.50pm ready to get going at 7, this will replace our usual run for the night but do come along for a wee look at what its all about and join in for a short run.
 
 
WEDNESDAY 8th - usual runs @ 1.30pm and 7.00pm, leaving from the square as usual for a run out n' about the village.
 
CLUB VESTS - could anybody who is wishing to purchase a vest (£13), let Mike Dignan know size etc by Monday night to enable Joan to get them ordered up in preparation for the JogScotland 5K on 15th June.
 
Finally Mike still has a pile of advertising posters for the group, so please take a few and put them up in anywhere possible to promote our wee group.
 
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Grantown 10k
 
Absolutely fantastic day for all the guys who took part in this event, you all did so well.
 Special mention to Freya who won first female finisher and to Claire Piper who was fastest female in her age category, congrats too you both.
Hopefully will get some photos on here or Facebook asap.
 
 
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Details of what's on this week - commencing Monday 30th May
 
Well lets hope that this week is, weather wise,  a vast improvement on what the last 7 days have thrown our way. 
 
Firstly a few reminders of things happening :
 
Saturday 4th June Grantown 10k
this race is part of the school fete day and starts and finishes in the school playing field, 90% of it is off road on forest tracks, a very good race for your first 10k. Again entry is only avaiable to be done on the day, check out on http://www.forresharriers.org.uk/
 
 
Wednesday 15th Jog Scotland 5k challenge
this event will replace our usual wednesday night run, it starts @ 7pm from the Bught in Inverness, its a road/path race similar to the route used by the Race for Life a few weeks ago, this series of challenges are designed as an introduction to getting involved in events and believe me EVERYBODY at Muir of Ord is more than capable of completing this in a very respectable time, in previous years about 20/30 members have taken part, so lets beat that this year, its always a good evening representing our friendly wee club, so come on sign up today - note on our facebook page for a discount promo.
 Entry is advised in advance on line, check out the details on http://www.jogscotland.org.uk/challenges/challenge_details 
 
 FACEBOOK
As previously mentioned, are you aware we have Facebook page "MUIR OF ORD JOG SCOTLAND", check it out and "Like" us, then you can post away with anything wish to share with the rest of the group.
 
POSTERS
 advertising the club are available for everybody, if you can please take some and get them into your local shops, banks, doctors surgeries, work places, in fact anywhere within our rough catchment area to try any spread the news about Muir of Ord Jog Scotland, see Mike Dignan for these.
 
INTERVAL TRAINING
GREAT NEWS !!!! the next Interval Training session will be on Monday 6th June @7pm down at the football field area. All meet at the field on this evening, there will be no usual run this night, but if you don't wish to join in, come down anyway and have look at the fun we have before heading out for a wee run. As always there is a mixed bag of routines with it manageable for all club members, come on give a try, it will improve your fitness.
 
 
Monday & Wednesday Evenings
 
meet as usual @ 7.00pm in the square before heading out for various routes off-road around the village.
 
Wednesday Afteernoon
 
1.30pm in the square for a wee run to beat cutting the grass !!!!
 
 
 
  
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Week begining Monday 23rd May
 
Or 3 usual organised runs this week :
 
Monday 23rd evening, 7.00pm in the square -
 head out to spittal wood to try and avoid these high winds.
 
Wednesday 25th afternoon, 1.30pm as usual in the square-
Ian will lead the group
 
Wednesday 25th evening, again 7.00pm in the square -
depending on the weather it will be more off road runs, with something to suit all levels.
 
 
Finally a wee note about forthcoming events, suitable for ALL the members ;
 
Saturday 28th May (this weekend) Laggan 10k
a very scenic route, gently undulating on this out and back road race
 AND the after race tea n' cakes in the village hall is quite possibly the best on the circuit, so come on give it a try.
 Entry can only be done on the day but check out details on  http://www.laggan.com/race.htm
 
 
Saturday 4th June Grantown 10k
this race is part of the school fete day and starts and finishes in the school playing field, 90% of it is off road on forest tracks, a very good race for your first 10k. Again entry is only avaiable to be done on the day, check out on http://www.forresharriers.org.uk/
 
 
Wednesday 15th Jog Scotland 5k challenge
this event will replace our usual wednesday night run, it starts @ 7pm from the Bught in Inverness, its a road/path race similar to the route used by the Race for Life a few weeks ago, this series of challenges are designed as an introduction to getting involved in events and believe me EVERYBODY at Muir of Ord is more than capable of completing this in a very respectable time, in previous years about 20/30 members have taken part, so lets beat that this year. Entry is advised in advance on line, check out the details on http://www.jogscotland.org.uk/challenges/challenge_details 
 
 
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Week begining Monday 16th May
 
Great feedback from all the ladies who took part in last Sunday's "Race for Life" 5k, everybody managed to run the complete course in times that were hugely faster than last year, see all that training is paying off, well done to you all.
 
Monday 16th Evening Session
 
Meet in the square as normal for the loosen off @ 7.00pm prior to heading out for various off road route around the village, new members are always made welcome.
 
 
Wednesday 18th 
 
Afternoon Jog  -  As usual all welcome in the square for a wee jog out along the many paths and tracks around the village, meet at 1.30pm.
 
Evening Session  -  "Spittal Wood", "Tea-Pot Route" or "Lady Claire's & Gilchrest Farm" take your pick from these tried and tested runs, ranging from
3 miles to 6.5 miles, come along to the square as usual @ 7pm for  our pre run chat and loosen off.
 
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Week begining Monday 9th May
 
Well yet another busy week for club members, so all the best to everybody taking part in today's (sat 7th) Benromach 10k in Forres and for all the ladies doing the "Race for Life" in Inverness tmrw (sun 8th) - the pink ladies will no doubt make it even pinker !!
 
Monday 9th May
 
Evening session  -  meet as usual in the square @ 7.00pm, various routes of varying distances, new members are always very welcome at all of our sessions.
 
Wednesday 11th May
 
Afternoon run  -  meet in the square @ 1.30pm, with Christine, Hazel or Diana
 
Evening session  -  as Monday evening
 
 
A quick note to Thank all who turned out last Monday evening for our monthly Interval training night, it was a good, but hard night. Richard and myself certainly enjoyed treating you all to some new stuff - bmx !! Spread the word amongst the rest of the group as it would be great to get more of the club along to show them that its not so bad, and ultimately it's improving your fitness. The next Interval night will be on Monday 6th June @ 7.00pm.
 
Finally for those interested in doing some events in the next month, then check out our EVENTS link at the top of this page to see whats coming up - the one that we all must take part in is the Jog Scotland 5k in Inverness on Wed 15th June @ 7.00pm (will replace our evening run that night), more details on the Jog Sotland web page, this is THE one that EVERYBODY is well capable of doing and doing well.
 
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Week beginning Monday 2nd May
 
MONDAY 2nd MAY,
 
EVENING SESSION  -  Iether meet just before 7.00pm down at the Football field or in the square @ 6.50pm to then make your way down to the football field in preperation for our next Interval Training Session, something for all levels of fitness, come along and give it a go.
 
WEDNESDAY 4th MAY,
 
AFTERNOON RUN -  Meet in the Square @ 1.30pm
 
EVENING RUN  -  Meet as usual in the Square @ 7.00pm for various routes and distances between 3 and 7 miles
 
 
Next SATURDAY, 7th May - a diary note for anybody who fancies tackling thier 1st 10k event or for the race veterans, its the Bennromach 10k through in Forres, a flat course excellant for your first try at race events, for all the race details have a look on http://www.forresharriers.org.uk/  , club running vests are available - have a word with Mike Dignan - and are encouraged !
 
 

INTERVAL TRAINING
 
Just a quick note to remind everybody that our next Interval Training session is next Monday, 2nd May @7pm down at the football field, Mike D. & Richard have put together a session to suit everybody, come along and give it a go, honest it is fun and more importantly is benificial to our fitness.
 
 
 
 
 
Week beginning Sunday 24th April - Easter Sunday
 
This Sunday, some Muir of Ord Jogscotties are taking part in the Lighthouse 10K at Portmahomack and others are taking part in the Balmoral 10K.  Good luck to everyone!
 
 Monday 25th April evening run
 
  Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm
 
Wednesday 27th April, afternoon run
 
Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 1.30 pm
 
Wednesday 27th April, evening run
 
Meet in the square in the Muir at 7 pm.
 
Ticks! Do check your legs and other places for ticks when you get home after off road runs.  There are lots around.  Advice available from jogleaders - so please ask!
 
 

An eventful weekend!

Richard Roberts completed his 400th event at his old club in Garstang and won the Vet 45 category - Diana Mackenzie and Rhona Fraser completed the 2 day Highland Mountain Marathon near Ullapool and Patsy Palfreyman, a Strathpeffer jogscotland member, who has joined our group on a few occasions, completed her first ever marathon in London!  So well done, everyone! If anyone else took part in an event this weekend, please let me know. Hope to see some of you this week in Muir of Ord. 
 

Week beginning Sunday 17th April 2011

Sunday 17th April
 
If you are thinking of going for a run, text or ring me (Joan) - 0773 410 3537 to arrange.
 
Monday 18th April evening run
 
Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm for off-road runs of various lengths. Beginners very welcome!
 
Wednesday 20th April afternoon run
 
Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 1.30 pm.  We will run from the square via Black Isle Show ground - Gilchrist Farm- Tarradale Cottages at the shore and back up the track to Gilchrist, then the Lily Loch.
 
Wednesday 20th April evening run
 
Meet in the square in Muir of Ord at 7 pm - off-road runs and as always, beginners very welcome.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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