Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Just A Few More Races Before Winter Sets In.....

The popular Jedburgh Half Marathon took place on 19th October, attracting a number of Dunbar runners. George Gilhooley was the first Dunbar RC man home in 48th place in 87m19s, with Rhona Anderson having an excellent run to finish in 76th place overall in 91m 27s. Steve Pattison finished in 1h 41m 14s; Pete McIvor 1h 43m 54s; Lee Curtis 1h 46m 38s; Neil White 1h 48m 49s; Jamie Cherrie 1hr 50m 04s; Neil Teather 1h 52m 04s; Mary Pattison 1h 53m 05s and Neil Jones 1h 56m.

 
On the same day, four runners took part in the Amsterdam Marathon - Ian Rowland finished in 2:57:52; Stuart Hay 3:15:41; Graeme Jones, in his first ever Marathon, gaining a creditable time of 3:18:51 and Anne Hay completing the course in 3:59:21.

 

Also on that day Brian Davidson and Theresa Leslie travelled to Scone Palace to take part in the 10K, the multi-terrain course following the banks of the Tay, looping through the estates grounds and palace gardens.
 
The recent Nether Abbey race in North Berwick saw several successes with Rhona Anderson being first lady(second overall in the race), Steve Pattison coming in 3rd overall and taking the prize for first male over 50.  Mary Pattison took the prize for first lady over 40 and Jamie Cherrie came in 6th overall. 
 
At the Tinto Hill race last Saturday Ian Rowland came in  56th in a time of 40m 41s. Stuart Hay received a spot prize for finishing 100th in 43m 55s and Anne Hay came in  213th in 53m 02s.
 
On Sunday Jamie Cherrie had travelled to Athens to compete in the historic original Marathon to Athens route which he completed in a creditable 4hrs 40m.