Silver for Jo at East XC Championship
There was an excellent silver medal for Jo Williams in the Senior Women’s race at the East of Scotland Cross Country Championship in Aberdeen.The Lothian runner who finished 8th in 2017 when the event was held in Livingston, covered the 8.5k course within Balgownie Playing Fields in 32 minutes 40 seconds. Central AC’s Morag Millar was a comfortable winner in 30m 57s with Annabel Simpson, Fife AC 23 seconds behind Jo in third place in 33.07 Jo was the only LRC member in the Senior Women’s event which had a field of 72 runners.
LRC fielded a team in the Senior Men’s Masters category, the four finishers who finished in 8th place were, 77th Euan McInnes 33m.24s, 113th Alan Cunningham 36m.10s, 151st Al Murray 38m.49s and 170th Stephen Malcolm 41m.56s.
In the Girls Under-15 4k race Hannah Steel had a good run finishing in 13th of 38 finishers in 17m 09s while in the Boys Under-17 5.5k Ryan Kirkland also turned in a fine performance finishing 21st of 37 finishers in 20m 00s.