Monday, 8 May 2017

More Moorfoot Action - weekend round up

In addition to the success at the Junior Hill Champs there were lots of senior members taking part in a whole host of events over the weekend:

Lucas Cheskin set a new P.B. clocking 16.28 as he ran in the Scottish 5km champs and finished 77th at a windswept Silverknowes on the Forth coastline on Friday night. The race had a record entry numbers hitting the 600 capacity. Results:

On Saturday Lucy Colquhoun ran in the Kintyre Way Ultra, with another 62 hardy soles completing the gruelling 35 mile marathon which includes a 1300 metre ascent set against the idyllic backdrop of the Kintyre peninsula.
Lucy recorded the hugely impressive time of 5:18:05, winning the woman's prize and finished second overall! Info here: and results:

Elsewhere Alan Elder and Pete Hall took part in the Stuc a' Chroin 5000 race, a British and Scottish Hill Champs counter race. 359 runners set off in the races largest turnout ever for it's 29th edition.
Alan clocked 3:53:17 and Pete wasn't far behind in 4:02:48 in 22km race with a brutal 1,500m of climb. Details here:

Gala Harriers staged their annual 10K event on Sunday and the race doubled up as the East District Road Champs for the distance.
Darin Dougal, Mike McGovern and Iain Roberts were all in action. Darin was 5th M40 not far off the medals in 37.16, with Mike close behind as 6th M40 in 37.55 and  Iain set a new PB in 42:20

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