Lothian Running Club were well represented in both the Great North Run and Stirling 10k at the weekend. The latter also incorporating the Scottish Athletics Championship in which Jo Williams produced an excellent run to claim the bronze medal in the women’s race with her time of 35 minutes 43 seconds only bettered by the winner Fionnuala Ross,Shettleston AC and Steph Pennycook,Fife AC.
In all the Lothian club had 14 runners in the race with the first finisher being Malcolm Lang in 57th place. Full LRC results were,57 Malcolm Lang 34.09,65 Robbie Kennedy 34.35,90 & 3F Jo Williams 35.43,101 Sam McIntosh 35.57,105 Alan Knowles 36.05,134 Craig Pirie 37.02,141 Euan McInnes 37.19,164 Ryan Kirkland 38.10,227 Scott Nelson 40.31,313 Colin Wishart 44.32,331 Andrea Cameron 45.11,376 Jim Alexander 46.46,543 Bethany Nelson 54.46,565 Mike Murray 56.52.The men’s title was won by Kris Jones,Dundee Hawkhill.
GREAT NORTH RUN
In the Great North Run seven Lothian runners were among the masses who covered the 13.1 mile course between Newcastle and South Shields their finishing times were,Will Moffat 1:35.01,Alan Cunningham 1:35.02,Alan Weir 1:57.20,Brian Morris 2:11.17,William Francis 2:14.56,Susan Paterson 2:20.12,Andrew McKenna 2:32.10.