Scottish Road Relays 2018

For the fourth year in a row Teviotdale Harriers were represented at the 6/4 Stage Scottish Road Relay Championships, held at Livingston.

This National event features two races, one for men and one for women. Six runners for the men and four for the women would tackle alternate 3.1 and 5.8 mile laps around the streets of West Lothians largest town.

Corstorphine scooped men’s victory with Fife securing the women’s

The men fielded one complete team, Derek Scott, Bruce Hughes, Chris Watson, Alan Inglis, Andrew Gibson and Rory Anderson, whilst Alan Coltman  was the only member of the ‘B’ team and completed the first leg.

Solo female runner Lauren Corbett.

For the women, Lauren Corbett was the only entrant and also completed leg one.

Derek Scott raced around the first short leg in a time of 20:12 to hand over in 60th. Tackling the first of the long legs, Bruce Hughes (34:47) picked up plenty places to hand over in 39th to Chris Watson. Chris (20:29) ran a consistent leg to place the team 44th. Alan Inglis (40:02) then set off for his 5.8 mile stint and returned with the team now in 46th. Andrew Gibson (21:43) gained four places and last leg runner Rory Anderson (33:36) added a six  more to leave the Harriers 36th out of the 52 complete teams.

Chris Watson & Bruce Hughes enjoy a hard earned pie, courtesy of Degsy.

Alan Coltman completed his leg in 24:29 and our only female runner Lauren Corbett recorded a time of 23:48.

Alex Corbett’s photo’s here