Archive for December, 2011

Troon Tortoises News – Winter 2011

The Tortoises have continued to be active in a great variety of activities during the winter season:

Christmas Handicap Tuesday 29th November


For the conclusion of this year’s season Tortoises gathered in the Marr College Gym for the Christmas Handicap. Members proved remarkably accurate in predicting their 4k times.

Nokia Coast To Coast Event, September

Ewen Walker and Gordon Dobbie completed the Coast to Coast race from Nairn to Ballachulish – a combination of running, cycling and canoeing.

Venice Marathon, October


Anne Noble continued her series of exotic marathons in Venice.

Everest Marathon, November

Once again Bruce Walker was a leader in the Everest Marathon.

 Cross-Country Irvine


The new Ayshire Cross-Country season got successfully underway.

Christmas Night Out, Saturday 3rd December

These were just some of the activities. So there was much to celebrate at the Christmas night out. This year’s trophies for Cross Country and Road-Running were presented.