Andy Cox and Mike McGovern went to Foxlake near Dunbar for the first of the winter series of trail races from Tri-Trail, The route was 14km / 8.5 miles over fields and sand.
Garmin upload of the route here: http://connect.garmin.com/activity/429582537
The venue for registration, the start and finish was Foxlake Adventures, Scotland's first wakeboarding park at Hedderwick Hill Stables.
Within a mile or so, ex Scottish Hill champion Prasad Prasad had already opened up a significant lead, which he was never to lose, and he won comfortably in 48:30
However Mike and Andy had very well paced runs and worked through the field which had tried to stay with Prasad and both finished high. Mike was third in 52.39 and Andy fifth in 53.18.
"The master and apprentice"
Mike on the podium
Results are here: http://www.webscorer.com/race?raceid=17242
Details on the series here: https://www.facebook.com/tritrailrun