Lorna on short­list

West Lothian Courier - - Memory Lane -

Let’s Go Lin­lith­gow mem­ber Lorna Simp­son has been short­listed for the 2018 jogscot­land Leader of the Year award.

The or­gan­i­sa­tion re­ceived more than 250 nom­i­na­tions across four cat­e­gories with just 12 mak­ing the short­list.

Lorna was recog­nised for her ef­forts in help­ing be­gin­ners who thought they could never run to ex­ceed their ex­pec­ta­tions.

Thanks to her hard work and en­cour­age­ment, a huge pro­por­tion of her orig­i­nal Couch to 5k group not only com­pleted their goal but have con­tin­ued to run in the long term and cre­ated new friend­ships.

Lorna was recog­nised for her abil­ity to also help more ex­pe­ri­enced run­ners move on to work on their stamina and speed.

The win­ners will be an­nounced at a cer­e­mony in Glas­gow on Satur­day, Novem­ber 3, with dou­ble Olympic Games gold medal win­ner Dame Kelly Holmes be­ing a spe­cial guest.

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