Monday, June 01, 2009

Could be a Busy Summer....

A week ahead of the Edinburgh Marathon, several Dunbar runners took part in various events in the race calendar.

Junior coach Ross Combe took part in the Cape Wrath Marathon, part of the 8th year of the Cape Wrath Challenge, which sees several events taking place over a six day period. Ross finished the Marathon in a commendable time of 3:40:14.

On Friday 22nd The Black Rock 5 took place in Kinghorn, with Ian Rowland coming 26th out of 730 finishers in 26:51, closely followed by Stuart Hay who took 28th place in 26:54. Brian Davidson followed up his excellent run of the previous week at Kinross, finishing in 31:46. Other Dunbar runners taking part in the popular event were Neil Jones, Anne Hay, Sheila Morrison, Theresa Leslie and Jamie Cherrie.

Sunday 24th saw the inaugural West Lothian Run (Half Marathon) in which Lee Curtis finished the Bathgate course in 1:43:17 as part of his preparation for the Edinburgh Marathon. Club mate Ian Rowland travelled further afield for his Marathon on 31 May, coming 66th out of 13,291 finishers, with a time of 2:56:50, at the San Diego Rock 'n' Roll Marathon.