JK 2012 - Report after 3 Days

9 STAG Members have been assisting & competing @ JK 2012 with varying degrees of success…....

With our 3rd Day now complete this report must start by paying tribute to Sarah McAdam who abandoned her run to assist a young boy suffering from initial signs of hypothermia. The poor wee lad wasnt even able to wrap himself in an emergency blanket at the First Aid Point so our intrepid damsel stepped in and took control.

Gerry is still surprised that Sarah didnt actually ask the boy for his phone number !! Thanks Sarah for being Sarah !!!!

To-days fare received high praise from most of us as more like the real thing ! GT was waxing lyrically about his course although one of his spurs didnt seem to be correct. Unlike yesterday’s map, the SS map seemed to be far more accurate and the runnability wasnt as bad a swe had been led to believe at first.

DUNALASTAIR
JK Day 2 visited an area to the west of Tummel Bridge last used way back in 1997 for the Scottish 6 Days. Issues regarding the mapping of the vegetation were the main topic of conversation.

LIVINGSTON
We were down to do parking with our friends from TINTO & CLYDE. What a surprise when it transpired that the main roads within West Lothian College were being tarred on Good Friday.

We worked around the workmen & then squeezed the remaining vehicles in at the side of Almondvale Stadium. The sprint itself was same a normal fast & furious and not really technically that demanding.

Well done to Ken Daly, Graeme Ackland & Ted Finch for masterminding this operation even though WLC may still not have much of a clue what was actully going on.

Posted on 08th Apr 12
by Terry O'Brien

 

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