Haddies on the run across Scotland

The Anster Haddies at a previous race meeting
The Anster Haddies at a previous race meeting

FOUR Anstruther Haddies took part in the St Andrews Park Run 5k, with Ian Shield managing a course personal best in 24.49.

Debz Hay finished in 24.41, Fiona Cruickshanks in 26.02 and Liam McMonagle in 26.14.

Six Haddies made the short trip to Loch Leven for the half marathon on Saturday.

Elise Methven scored a distance personal best, finishing in 1.52:29.

Stuart McKenzie was fastest Haddie home in 1:30:45, Bill Arnot was next in 1:46:58 and Christine Bowie finished next in 1.48:45.

Pete Peddie finished in 1.54:19 and Gordon Mitchell in 1.54:53.

Close to home in Anstruther, there was a good turnout for the 5K charity race.

Ronan McKinstrey was fastest Haddie and second male junior, finishing in 20.37.

Ian Mills was second Haddie and third male veteran in 21.36.

Third fastest Haddie was Glenn Rickman in 22.45, while Fiona Cruickshanks won second female junior in 25.38 and Tracy Knox was second female veteran in 26.40.

The weather was no better in Glasgow for the ladies 10K.

For Alice Hall, this race marked the halfway point in her 50 races and she scored a course PB, finishing in 48.00.

Fiona Mitchell finished in 57.58 and Jennifer Gallagher in 1.04:26.

The Haddies who headed north for the Caledonian etape had the worst of the wind and driving rain.

Jonny Knox finished fastest in 3:59:01 followed by Jake Grieve in 4:11:46 and Ian Muir in 4:20.

Fresh from last month’s London Marathon, George Hay finished in 4:46 and wife Debz in 5:29.