2nd Aviemore Half Marathon on Sunday. The weather stayed fine for
most of the day for the 830 runners who completed the course. Sheila
finished in 2:01:04 with Theresa coming in with a time of 2:11:08.
The previous Sunday, eight members of the club were in Inverness for
the Festival of Running. Stuart and Anne Hay, Pete McIvor and Jenny
MacFarlane took part in the Baxters Loch Ness Marathon, a challenging,
but scenic, course around the edge of Loch Ness, through the villages
of Foyers and Dores, finishing on the track at the Queens Park stadium
in Inverness. Stuart Hay achieved his best time to date, finishing in
3:02:13 and in 47th place overall, with Pete McIvor knocking 20
minutes off his London Marathon time to finish in an excellent
3:29:17. Anne Hay finished in 3:46:33 and Jenny MacFarlane also
achieved a personal best of 4:04:40, taking 10 minutes off her time
for the Edinburgh Marathon.
Ian Rowland completed the 10K in 35:44 to take 16th place overall,
with Steve Pattison on top form with a time of 39:48. Jamie Cherrie
had another good run in 44:33, with Mary Pattison finishing
comfortably in 48:34.