Monday, January 12, 2009

Borders Cross-Country - 4th Round

Sunday saw the 4th race in the Borders Cross-Country Series taking place in Dunbar on a gusty day which tested the runners as they faced the wind head-on over several sections of the course. 

Sixty nine juniors braved the conditions with Dunbar's Alex Noble taking 4th place in 13:35, with club mate Cameron Law finishing in 14:46 and  Bruce Lindsay just behind in 15:00. Other Dunbar runners putting in an excellent effort were Campbell Patterson 15:10, Joseph Kowbel 17:28, Cory Smith 17:38, Greg Noble 17:44, Joanne Lindsay 18:11, Isabelle Taylor 19:06, Katrina Maguire 21:57, Danny Munroe 22:34, Rebecca Turner 23:59 and Ruth Kowbel 24:00.   

The senior race saw Andrew Crichton having another excellent race after competing at Holyrood the day before, taking 2nd place in 27:47.  Also braving the conditions were Grant Noble 29:44, George Gilhooley 31:36, Ross Combe 33:18, Richard Taylor 33:33, Rhona Anderson 34:33, Steve Pattison 36:52, Mary Pattison 41:34 and Jamie Cherrie 46:54.