Teviotdale take on weather in Menzies

ATHLETES from Teviotdale Harriers braved extremely windy and wet conditions to take part in their annual Menzies Races.

The junior event was held first and Lewis Renwick took a strong lead from the beginning and although chased by a very fast-approaching Liam Bouglas, the former managed to hold on for victory in a time of 11 minutes and 25 seconds. Bouglas was runner-up in 11.42 and Robin Lowthian third in 12.05. Fastest actual time was recorded by Fraser Clyne.

The girls’ race had a similar outcome with Poppie Gibson (12.15) being chased down by Lucy Ash (12.26). Sophie Allott (12.34) took third while Carly Blaikie had the fastest actual time.

The next event was a sealed handicap with senior men and women, under-17/under-15 boys and girls all starting together.

Results: Ladies/girls: 1, Catherine Mercer; 2, Pauline McAdam; 3, Lindsay Knox. Youths: 1, Jamie Waugh; 2, Joseph Tottman; 3, Harry Marshall. Senior men: 1, Colin Nichol; 2, Alan Coltman; 3, Alister Biggar.