Fife Athletic Club/Kirkcaldy Wizards: Athletes out in force at Scottish National Cross Country Relay Championships
Finishing 18th out of 62 teams running individual legs of 4km each was the senior women’s quartet of Laura Gibson (16:11), Jenny Selman (15:12), Kerry Gibson (17:29) and Michelle Johnstone (20:21).
The men's senior team, consisting of Lewis Rodgers (13:18), Michael Sanderson (13:29), Ben Kinninmonth (14:18) and Kevin Wallace (14:50) achieved a strong overall combined time of 55:57 to finish 19th out of 100 teams.
Finishing 20th out of 25 teams was the masters men squad of James Hall (15:44), Rory Sandilands (16:07) and Andy Harley (17:09).
And Fife AC Women's 50+ team were fifth out of 14 teams thanks to Hilary Ritchie
(18:59), Innes Bracegirdle (20:47) and Margaret Martin (20:48).
Meanwhile, rising Fife AC star Carter Taylor ran a blistering time of 35:40 for 15th place at the Men's 10k in Edinburgh.
Results for Kirkcaldy Wizards members in this race were: 695 Kevin McNab 50:18, 821 Nicky Sutherland 52:04, 843 Graham Keddie 52:22, 1034 Nicky McGregor 55:53, 1224 Kerry McGregor 1:00:10, 1225 Dana McGregor 1:00:10, 1363 Neil Stirling 1:05:46.
In the Women's 10k event, which took place slightly later, Wizards results were: 557 Susan Thores 56:24, 1030 Katie Garner 1:01:51, 1038 Shona Turner 1:01:59, 1047 Lynn Godsell 1:02:02, 1510 Carol Budd 1:08:47.
Elsewhere, in the picturesque Perthshire village of Dunkeld, Michelle Johnstone and Lee Cessford ran the Craig O'Barns Hill race, which is set at Polnel Loch. The race is a distance of 5km and has a climb of 340m.
Johnstone and Cessford each finished third in their age categories, as well as 21st and 22nd overall with times of 53:07 and 53:09.
And Fife AC speedster Andrew Thomson produced an outstanding 10k time of 30:31 in the Leeds Abbey Dash 10k, a blistering performance which saw him place in 24th overall.
The event begins at Millenium Square and takes participants through Leeds city centre. The proceeds of the race go towards Age UK, which helps look after the elderly community in Yorkshire.
At the home Kirkcaldy Parkrun, Leanne Reid ran a PB time of 35:41.
Derek Adamson (39:28) stayed local and journeyed to Dunfermline Parkrun.
Claire Jurecki (34:07) ran at Loch Leven Parkrun, while Flora Louden (28:58) enjoyed a nice sociable parkrun with running buddies at the University of Stirling Parkrun.
Stuart Goodfellow ran a course PB of 22:57 at the Stranraer based Agnew Parkrun.
Fiona McIntyre (32:21) also ran Agnew Parkrun.
Claire Doak added a 'Y' to her Parkrun alphabet, making the long trip to York Parkrun and running a time of 28:25.
The award for furthest travelled goes to Mark Gowans, who flew all the way over to the Far East to complete the Tsurumi Ryokuchi Parkrun in Osaka in Japan. Gowans had an impressive run, producing a time of 25:43.