24 Jun

Paul’s Best Of The West

Paul Giblin

A sensational performance from Paul Giblin saw him smash his own record at the West Highland Way Race on Saturday (21 June). Paul completed the 95-mile course in an amazing 14 hrs 20 mins 11 secs.

Competitors were faced with warm conditions fat the race which started at 1am in Milngavie on Saturday, and followed the course of the West Highland Way to Fort William with 14,760ft of ascent.

Following Paul in second and third place in the men's race were Robbie Britton (14:47:48) and Matt Williamson (16:05:07). The women’s race was won by Fionna Ross (18:45:04), with Rosie Bell (19:02:19), and Keziah Higgins (20:09:35) second and third.

Afterward completing the race, Paul tweeted: "Well, as weekends go that's one I'll not be forgetting quickly. Thanks to everyone who nodded, cheered, smiled, said hello, tweeted #tirednow"

Fionna also tweeted after her achievement: “Super happy after the best result I could ever have imagined. And my support crew ROCKED!”

Paul's record-breaking performance lead to a flurry of Twitter activity . His colleague Kenny Stewart tweeted a congratulatory message for him: "Our digital guru, Paul Giblin, won the West Highland Way Race (95 miles!) in 14 hours and 20 minutes at the weekend. Unreal."

Daniel Gerber even suggested a name change for the race: "Have they renamed the WHW the Paul Giblin way yet? He owned it."

For a full list of results, visit our race listing page.