Marathon ef­fort from run­ner Stu­art

Perthshire Advertiser - - MONDAY’S TV -

Perth Road Run­ner Stu­art Robert­son has com­pleted his mis­sion of run­ning the world’s six ma­jor marathons in un­der three hours.

He ticked off the fi­nal test of en­durance at the week­end when he stormed to a new per­sonal best time of 2:44.05 at the New York Marathon.

Stu­art was joined at the event by four other Perth run­ners.

He was fol­lowed by Martin McEwen in 3:05.16 then hus­band and wife Richard and Tessa Ward. Richard crossed the line in 3:14.27 and Tessa fin­ished in 4:01.29. El­speth Docherty set a time of 5:13.35.

Paul Ste­wart was back on good form to fin­ish the Va­len­cia Half Marathon in 1:33.20.

Back on home soil, nine green vests ran the Tem­ple­ton 10-mile race.

Dun­can Ryan ar­rived af­ter the gun went off but fin­ished sixth over­all and re­ceived first MV in 1:03.48, fol­lowed by Brian Gal­letly in 1:15.41, Peter Ritchie in 1:31.15 and Barry Camp­bell in 1:51.01.

Diane White was first home for the club’s ladies in 1:30.23, fol­lowed by Caro­line Duf­fin in 1:32.17 and Liz John­ston in 1:33.27.

Hus­band and wife Derek and Sarah Swan fin­ished to­gether in 1:58.34.

Road Run­ners at the Perth Mo-Run

At the Perth Mo-Run Son­jia Crow fin­ished the 10k course 11th over­all and first woman in 45:55.

Green vests who banked per­sonal best times were Gre­gor Wells in 46:24, Lou Ella Cole in 50:23 and Claire Mc­Far­lane in 52:05.

Also run­ning were Har­riet Shaw, David Wishart, Maria Dale, Caro­line Hog­a­rth, Eleanor Paul and David Stokoe.

Richard Hughes paced his nephew across the 5km course, fin­ish­ing in 29:33.

At the Men’s 10k in Ed­in­burgh Hugh Daly fin­ished in 49:10 and Ian McArthur clocked 1:00.58.

Four Perth Road Run­ners ran the Glen Ogle 33 Ul­tra Marathon. De­spite the tor­ren­tial down­pour and strong winds, Scott Con­nor com­pleted the 33 miles in 5:12.01 and fin­ished 57th. He was fol­lowed by Colin Mc­Creath in 5:21.52, Ella We­b­ley in 6:32.58 and Alyson MacPher­son in 6:47.35.

At the 17.46k Cul­lo­den run David Stokoe com­pleted the course in 1:26.35.

Perth, Cam­per­down, Ruchill, Loch Leven, Lo­chore Mead­ows and Lin­wood parkruns all had green vests in at­ten­dance.

Daile Sip­ple has run 3000 miles this year. When she has not been run­ning she has been vol­un­teer­ing at races.

Mo stop­ping them

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