Tuesday, March 05, 2013

February Races

A muddy month for quite a few with Neil Jones and Sheila Morrison kicking off with the challenging Forfar Multi-Terrain Half Marathon on the Sunday 3rd.  Neil finished in 1:56:44 and Sheila in 2:19:56.
The senior race in the last of the Borders Cross-Country Series, at Galashiels, had Ian Sills finishing 21st overall in 25:14, Brian Davidson in 27:41, Anne Hay in 32:15, Mary Wood in 32:57, Theresa Leslie 40:06, Clare Miles 40:29, with Rhona Anderson being presented with the trophy for 2nd female 40-49.
The Tri-Trail Silva night-stage run in Dalkeith Country Park took place on a cold, snowy night on Wednesday 13th with Stuart Hay finishing 9th overall in 43:56, Brian finishing 26th in 47:16, Mary, along with Susan Lyle, finishing in 51:27 and Anne in 59:46.
The Tiso Carnethy 5 Hill Race took place on 16th with four Dunbar runners rising to the challenge.  Ian Sills finished in 1:05:31, Brian in 1:10:28, Mary in 1:19:47 and Lee Curtis in 1:22:22. The next day saw Sheila running in the Kirkintilloch 12.5 K, a hilly but scenic course, with Sheila finishing in 74:15.
The following weekend had three ladies racing in the National Cross-Country Championships at Callendar Park iin Falkirk.  Rhona finished in 34:36, Mary in 36:40 and Anne in 40:48. The following day had eight Dunbar runners taking part in the Devilla Forrest 15K, a popular race over an attractive course.  Stuart finished 7th overall with a time of 58:18, Ian Sills was 9th in 58:31, which gave them both veteran prizes.  Brian finished in 1:05:42, Lee in 1:11:05, Anne in 1:20:00, also recieving a prize, Theresa in 1:34:00, Jane Timms in 1:37:22 and Val Herring in 1:40:52.
Well done everyone.