Great Glen category win for Shona
Shona Young, Lothian Running Club’s ultra race specialist had
an excellent run in the 71 miles Great Glen Ultra which is
one of Scotland’s toughest running challenges. Starting at 1am from
Neptune’s Staircase outside Fort William, the route follows a series of Glens along a geological fault-line to Inverness.
Runners have 22 hours to cover the 71 miles to the Highland capital
where the race finishes at Inverness AthleticsStadium. Shona finished well inside that time stopping the clock at 13 hours 57 minutes 26 seconds.This
placed her 15th overall,third female and the winner of the over-50 female category. A total of 73 runners completed the course.