13 August 2018At the Mhor Marathon, Neil Scholes finished well in 16th position in a time of 3.45.52 (5th MV50), and Beth Scholes was 28th woman (10th FV40) in a time of 4.30.37. In the marathon relay, Josie Goodfellow and Elaine Moffat were 8th female team in 4.19.05, with Keira Reid and Anna Howat finishing in 5.16.52.
07 August 2018Andy Aitken ran his hometown hill race at the Newtonmore Highland Games, finishing in a time of 38.07 in 29th position. This looks like a fairly brutal event, with a steep climb up the hill behind Newtonmore.
06 August 2018Dawn Gleeson followed a well-worn trail of Harriers making the trip to Mull for the half marathon from Craignure to Salen. Dawn finished in a time of 2:12:50, 6th in her age category.
06 August 2018Tony Wayte ran his flattest and slowest half marathon of the year at Dunoon, on a pleasant coastal route. Tony finished in 28th position, 4th MV50, in a time of 1.35.52.
05 August 2018Ben Murphy and Mike Thomosn ran the Glen Shee 9, one of the toughest races in Scotland, covering 33km with 1800m of ascent and 9 Munros on unforgiving terrain. Ben finished in a very creditable 33rd position in a time of 4.21.31. Mike didn't fare quite so well, suffering a pulled muscle on the descent from Carn Aosda, but then did very well to finish in 5.12.38.
23 July 2018Rhian Evans was back in action at the Big Morvern Run, part of the Lochaline Games, on what looks to have been a very scenic route up and down Loch Aline. Rhian was 3rd overall and 1st woman on the 20kish route, in a time of 1.40.42.
23 July 2018Leeanne Whitelaw made the trip to the biggest onshore windfarm in the UK for the Run the Blades 10k, part of a bigger weekend event comprising a 10k, half marathon and 50k ultra. Leeanne reports a muggy midgy run. Her official time was 1.06.45, somewhat delayed by a faller in front of her, so we’ll take her own recorded time of 58.59 as a proper indication of her efforts.
09 July 2018Scotland international Sol Sweeney wins for the Harriers at his hometown race, with Maddy taking an excellent second place in the women's race.
08 July 2018Watties takes 6th place overall and 1st MV50 for the 4th year running, and everyone enjoys the fine post-race spread laid on by Perth Road Runners.
01 July 2018Ben takes 5th place at Milnathort, and Maddy takes an excellent 3rd place in the women's race, whiel Wattie wins the MV50 category again.
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