There was once a a hit day for Fife AC on the Scottish Quick Route Pass Nation Championships in Kirkcaldy, with runners fighting the muddy prerequisites to win 3 person and 3 staff medals on house turf.

Fife AC’s U15 women were given the membership off to a super get started within the first race of the day, with Isla Thoms in fourth in 7.06, Isla Hedley in 9th in 7.18 and Ruby Russel in 10th in 7.19.

Jenny Selman (l) and Annabel Simpson (centre) on the podium at the same event.

Jenny Selman (l) and Annabel Simpson (centre) at the podium on the identical tournament.


With 3 runners within the most sensible 10, they with ease gained staff gold forward of Edinburgh AC and Aberdeen AAC.

Struan Bennett ran smartly to put 5th in 6.26 within the U15 boys’ race, simply 8 seconds off bronze and 10 seconds off gold.

Anna Hedley added some other gold medal to her rising assortment, successful the U17 women’ race by way of a at ease margin in 10.15 from Julia Money of Giffnock North AC and Hannah Anderson of East Kilbride AC.

With Hayley Brown in 30th in 11.30 and Jaden Lenny in 39th in 12.09, the women gained staff bronze.

Within the U15 boys race, Ben Sandilands positioned 5th whilst Michael Sanderson positioned 20th.

Within the senior girls’s race, there was once a 1-2 for the membership with Annabel Simpson and Jenny Selman taking the highest two spots.

Annabel, recent from her 33.20 10ok PB on the Leeds Abbey Sprint, was once within the main team of 3 for far of the race and took the gold medal in 13.58 whilst Jenny completed strongly from in the back of to take the silver medal in 14.04.

With Jen Spence in 30th in 15.25 and Laura Gibson in 43rd in 15.40, Fife AC took staff silver in the back of Edinburgh College Hares and Hounds.

“It’s excellent to win a countrywide pass nation identify,” stated Annabel.

“I in point of fact sought after to do smartly for the membership lately as a result of a few weeks in the past I ignored Cumbernauld and went to Leeds for the Abbey Sprint 10ok.

“I knew Jenny was once operating smartly so we’re overjoyed with a 1-2 and silver medals for the staff.”

There have been additionally excellent runs from Jen Cruickshanks in 45th, Rhona Van Rensburg in 66th, Amie Watt in 67th, Michaela Maclean in 90th, Katie Jones in 113th, Mary Western in 118th and Kerry Gibson in 126th.

Lewis Rodgers loved considered one of his highest ever runs in a shockingly robust senior males’s box gained by way of Olympic and Global Championships finalist Andrew Butchart of Stirling-based Central AC.

He positioned a very good 11th in 12.20. In the similar race, there have been excellent runs from Iain McWhinnie in 65th, Alistair Gudgin in 72nd, Gavin McWhinnie in 87th, Craig Morris in 92nd and Russell Corridor in 94th.



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