2013 Event : report
A record field of 455 set off on the 7 hills course.... 187 in the Race and 268 in the Challenge.
Ross Houston (Central AC) won the Race by almost 5 minutes, in a time of 1:37:58; it was his second win at the event. Tim Norwood (Corstorphine) was 2nd, and 2009 winner David Simpson (Ballydrain Harriers) 3rd.
Peter Buchanan (Portobello) won the M50 trophy (13th overall), 1:54:17, with Graeme Ackland (Lothian) 2nd, and Duncan Ball (Penicuik) 3rd.
Jimmy Hudson retained the M60 prize, and Bill Gauld (Carnethy) was 1st M70/80.
Jennifer MacLean (Edinburgh AC) took the women's trophy in 1:58:59, repeating her 2011 success, with Amanda Henderson (Portobello) 2nd.
Susan Johnston (Corstorphine) retained the F45 trophy.
Full results are available from the 'Results' page. Apols to Challengers that they were initially timed at 1 minute too much,,, now corrected.
'Doublers' are listed here
Photos of main prize presentations below.
Photos by John McCurdy at the allotments... here
Photos by Chris Magowan after Craiglockhart... here
Photos by Mike Lynch at Craiglockhart... here
Photos by EdinburghSports photography... here
No video from Peter Buchanan this year... he was too busy running and winning the M50 prize! But his post-match blog is well worth a read/view... here