Victory in Barbados for Sarah

Sarah Inglis retained her Barbados half marathon title on the Caribbean Island on Sunday morning. Last year the Lothian runner crossed the line hand in hand with top Canadian endurance athlete Sasha Gollish this time Sarah came home 23 seconds ahead of her rival. The race had developed into a three way tussle between Inglis, Gollish and Canadian Olympian Natasha Wodak, on this occasion it was the Scot who prevailed.

Owing to the extreme daytime temperatures in Barbados the race starts under moonlit skies at 5am. The race which starts on the Esplanade in Bay Street takes the runners through Bridgetown and along the scenic West coast of the island. The AIM-IAAF certified course then loops at St James and brings the runners back to the finish on the esplanade where Sarah stopped the clock at 1 hour 24 minutes 35 seconds, Gollish was second in 1:24.58 with Wodak in third place in 1:25.00.

Sarah also contested the one mile event on the Friday where she finished second behind Natasha Wodak in 5:00.6.

Lothian Running Club