Tuesday, November 20, 2007

The Start of the Muddy Season

A number of Dunbar runners took part in the first of the Borders
Cross-Country Series on Sunday. Norham Running Club hosted the first
event in the calendar with a challenging course combining some steep
climbs, water crossings and muddy terrain.

Dunbar juniors were well represented with Alex Noble coming in 4th
overall in a time of 11:35 with Cameron Law building on his previous
good performance with a time of 12:52, followed by Lewis Ross in
13:15. Hamish Law (14:03), Nicole Turner (14:46), Joanne Lindsay
(15:18), Andrew Taylor (15:54), Joe Kowbel (16:25), Katie Proudfoot
(16:30), Gemma Bolton (16:49), Rachel Lindsay (17:27), Isabelle Taylor
(17:56), Kirsty Wilson (19:11), Megan Mclaren (19:17), Rebecca Turner
(19:53), Katrina Maguire (20:36), Claire Denholm (21:44) and Daniel
Sharp (22:00) all put in excellent performance.

In the senior race Ian Sills of Dunbar came in 5th overall in a time
of 24:21; with Stuart Hay taking 15th place in 25:33 and Grant Noble
close behind in 25:37. Club mates Stuart Symington, Richard Taylor
and Colin Menzies finished seconds behind, with new addition to the
club, Andrew Crichton finishing his first race 2 seconds behind Colin
in an impressive 26:30. Other Dunbar runners were Ross Combe, Steve
Pattison, Lauren Peffers, Neil Teather, Anne Hay, Mary Pattison,
Douglas Denholm and Scott Turner, who was also competing in his first

Well done everyone - hope you didn't take too much of the Norham
course back home with you!