Tuesday, December 04, 2007

Viva Las Vegas!

The second of the Borders Cross-Country Series took place on Sunday,
with Dunbar Running Club hosting the event, which was held in John
Muir Country Park.

Dunbar juniors were again well represented with Alex Noble finishing
in 15:47, with Cameron Law coming in with a time of 16:48, closely
followed by Callum King in 16:50. Other excellent performances were
put in by Elliot Mullen, 17:42; Joanne Lindsay, 18:01; Nicole Turner,
18:51; Cory Smith, 19:01; Jessica Duncan, 19:08; Andrew Taylor, 19:31;
Katie Proudfoot and Joe Kowbel, 20:09; Poppy Ives, 21:16; Gemma
Bolton, 23:25; Megan McLaren, 23:44; Kirsty Wilson, 24:02; Isabelle
Taylor, 24:16; Katrina Maguire, 24:32; Claire Denholm, 25:27; Mark
Reilly, 26:48; Jessica King, 26:52 and Rebecca Turner, 26:58.

In the senior race Keith Hood of Corstorphine triumphed with a time of
26:19, with David Cavers of Teviotdale just 6 seconds behind. George Gilhooley of Dunbar came in 6th overall in a time of 28:19 and Grant
Noble of Dunbar not far behind to take 10th place in a time of 28:47; with Andrew
Crichton having another excellent run taking 21st place in 29:24. Club
mates Richard Taylor, Rona Anderson, Steve Pattison,
Douglas Denholm and Mary Pattison completed the representation for

On the same day Ian Rowland completed the Las Vegas Marathon and was
happy with his time of 3:01:17 taking 81st place overall.

Club mate Sheila Morrison recently took part in the challenging
Buchlyvie Half Marathon, finishing in a time of 2:03:15.