Mel Zobel was the Lothian club’s only representative in the Gartmorn ‘6’ race on Sunday. The 6 mile race which takes the runners on a route around the Gartmorn Dam beside Alloa and Sauchie saw Mel finish in 6th place in the female category and an excellent 29th overall from 197 finishers crossing the finish line in 43 mintes 29 seconds.Alex Cumming,Corstorphine AAC and Ruth McKean,Moorfoot Runners were the respective male and female overall winners.
The club’s Andy McKenna recorded a PB running in the Inverness Half Marathon.The route which starts alongside the banks of the River Ness near the centre of Inverness and finishes at the Queen’s Park Stadium at Inverness Sports Centre saw Andy finish in 2 hours 12 minutes 17 seconds. The race was won by Robbie Simpson,Deeside Runners in a new course record of 64m 27s,Simpson will represent Scotland in the marathon at next months Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia. The leading female was Katie White,Garscube in 75m 78s.