Sarah makes it a Cana­dian dou­ble

10km win for Inglis

West Lothian Courier - - Sports View - Shane Fen­ton

Sarah Inglis made it con­sec­u­tive road race wins in Canada.

The Loth­ian Run­ning Club mem­ber scored vic­tory in the Global En­ergy 10km race in Rich­mond, Bri­tish Columbia.

Her win­ning time of 33 m 28s was also a per­sonal best which bet­tered the pre­vi­ous week’s time by 15 sec­onds.

As part of her prize for win­ning the race, Sarah has won a trip to Brazil next year to take part in the Global En­ergy Race in Rio de Janeiro.

Else­where in the club, run­ning in her first road marathon, Chloe Cox pro­duced an ex­cel­lent per­for­mance to reach a podium place in the Loch Ness Marathon.

The race route takes in some breath­tak­ing scenery along the shores of Loch Ness and into the cen­tre of In­ver­ness where Chloe crossed the fin­ish line in 2:56.38 to place third.

A trio of LRC mem­bers con­tested the Scottish Half Marathon over the week­end.

The race, which con­cluded at Mus­sel­burgh Race­course, saw Scott Mil­lar fin­ish in 1:39.47 to lead home the club runners.

He was fol­lowed by Mel Zo­bel 1:42.45 and Si­mon Yapp 2:48.00.

Both the male and fe­male race win­ners broke course records with Ross Hous­ton (Cen­tral AC) and Lisa Fin­lay ( Dum­fries AC) record­ing times of 1: 07.42 and 1: 20.56 re­spec­tively.

Han­nah Steel has been re­warded for a suc­cess­ful sea­son on the High­land Games cir­cuit by be­ing se­lected by the Scottish High­land Games As­so­ci­a­tionas the Fe­male Youth Ath­lete of the Year.

The LRC young­ster com­peted con­sis­tently over the sea­son, win­ning races at the Games at Cu­par, Alva, Bridge of Allan, New­burgh, St Andrews, Blair­gowrie and Pit­lochry.

Adding to her wins, she also picked up a num­ber of sec­ond and third places.

In the sea­son- long SHGA League for youth races over 400 me­tres, Han­nah fin­ished third, a place she also oc­cu­pied in the Fife HGA league.

She will re­ceive her prizes at the an­nual SHGA Awards din­ner in Glen­rothes on Oc­to­ber 21.

Corstor­phine AAC’s Stu­art Camp­bell took first place at the Liv­ingston Parkrun on Satur­day morn­ing ahead of a pair of LRC runners with Alan Knowles and Ryan Kirk­land fin­ish­ing sec­ond and third.

Top spot Sarah Inglis crosses the line

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