Zach and Kirsty on fire in Chariots race!

Zach Delaney wins the Chariots of Fire 5km race 2012.
Zach Delaney wins the Chariots of Fire 5km race 2012.

Fife AC junior athlete Zach Delaney, Cellardyke, headed 118 runners clad in white to re-enact the iconic Chariots of Fire film opening scene over the West Sands, St Andrews, last Sunday.

Zach Delaney, easing ahead at the halfway turning point, breasted the finish in 16 minutes 57 seconds.

Kirsty Hamilton placed ninth overall, first female, in 19 minutes 11 seconds with Fife colleague Kirsty Sharratt in 15th.

A total of 100 junior runners completed one mile and two mile out and back routes.

Leading results: 5km – 1 Zach Delaney (Fife AC) 16.57, 2 Daniel MacQueen (Fife AC) 17.02, 3 R Milne (Central AC) 17.84, 4 Brian Thomson (Fife AC) 18.16, 5 A Milne (Central AC) 1st veteran. 18.18…10 Bill Smith 19.24, 13 Roddy Yarr 19.50, 18 Stewart Leckie 21.06, 19 Ben McLeod 21.12.

Two mile – 1 Ronan McInstray (Anster Haddies) 13.12, 2 Craig Morris (Fife AC) 13.59, 3 B Levy (Unatt.) 15.02. Girls. 1 Ana Brocklebank (Fife AC) 14.09, 2 Gemma Hamilton (Fife AC) 17.32, 3 N Herd (Unatt.) 17.34.

One mile – 1 Archie Yarr (Fife AC) 6.40, 2 Alex Thomson (Fife AC) 6.42, 3 George Yarr (Fife AC) 6.56. Girls. 1 E Campbell (Unatt.) 7.44, 2 G Ferry (Unatt.) 8.22, 3 E McBarron (Unatt.) 8.47.