A few pictures from the zany Edinburgh Rat Race 2009 – the urban adventure challenge that some of us look forward to all year…………. This activity (for points!) is “throw-a-mate”. Funnily enough, most of the mates being thrown into the Scottish North Sea at Edinburgh were the women, bullied into it on grounds of reduced weight. Couldn’t really argue this point. My greatest worry was losing my contact lenses in the sea. My mountain biking skills are……..