Saturday 2nd January 2016 saw the harriers congregate at the site of the recently demolished park cafe for the first race of the calendar year. First to run were the u11/13 boys and girls on their route of a full lap of Wilton Lodge Park. Thomas MacAskill crossed the line first with an impressive run. He took 1st place in a time of 9.47, 2nd place went to Sam Allott in 9.53 and 3rd spot Lewis Renwick in 9.55. Fastest actual time Thomas MacAskill. Victory for the girls went to Sophie Allott in 10.10, Maddi Patterson was 2nd in 10.23 with Ava Hughes 3rd in 10.42. Fastest actual time Sophie Allott.
Next away were u15 boys/girls and senior ladies. Their route from the park through Wilton Dean Village, Scawmill, Violet Woods and back to putting green proved to be quite eventful with both Lindsey Knox and Kirsty Hughes taking a tumble through the ford. Carole Allot ran an excellent race to finish 1st in a time of 19.45, 2nd place went to Lauren Corbett in 19.56 with a well recovered Lindsay Knox taking 3rd place in 20.00. Fastest actual time Lauren Corbett. In a very close boys race Jamie Waugh surged ahead at the end to cross the line and take 1st place in 20.00, Fraser Clyne a close 2nd in 20.05. Fastest actual time Fraser Clyne.
Last race of the day was the senior men’s race over a demanding cross country 5.5 mile route. Victory went to Greig Walker in 56.47, 2nd place Paul Lockie in 58.09 and 3rd place Rory Anderson in 58.38. Fastest actual time Rory Anderson. All times include handicaps. Full results and photographs can be found on www.Teviotdale harriers.org.uk
Dominoes & Social
Runners regrouped later in the day along with family and friends at the Cricket Club for their annual dominoes tournament and social. Overall winner was Ishbel Inglis with Jim Pittilo runner-up. A very good day was had by all.
Click on link for full results LANGHEUGH TROPHY 2016
See Alex Corbett’s photographs HERE