Sunday, 18 May 2014

Scout and Jacob on medal form at FRA Inter-Counties

The Adkin siblings Scout and Jacob were both on good form at the FRA Inter-Counties Fell Running Championship races in Witton Park, Blackburn on Sunday.

Representing Scotland East, 20 year-old Scout was 11th overall and second Scot home in 48.17 in a stacked senior women's race over a 9.1k course (369m climb), only 6 seconds behind 8th placed Charlotte Morgan (Carnethy). Along with Megan Crawford and Gala Harrier Louise Mercer, the East team picked up excellent team silver medals behind the hot favourites and GB-packed team fromYorkshire.

Jacob went in the shorter U18 Junior Men's race over 5.4km (220m) and was home in 23.13 for an excellent 3rd place on the podium behind GB junior internationalist Max Wharton (22.49) and only 3 seconds adrift of silver.

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