Weekly update: Chacefield Wood Trail Series, Manchester Marathon and parkrun results

Scott Hyslop

Scott Hyslop

On Thursday, Scott Hyslop ran the first race in Chacefield Wood Trail Series. A series of races of increasing distance, the first was a tough, hilly 6km route. Scott finished in 31:38 (23rd of 110 runners).

At parkrun, the Club had 9 runners at 5 different runs. The biggest turnout was at Falkirk where Kenny Gray was first home in 19:54, Ian Boxall in 21:06, Roddy Simpson in 24:16 and Alex Wood in 28:01. Fastest Linlithgow runner was Livingston, where William Millar finished  in 19:48. Elsewhere, Mandy Cazes ran Tollcross in 25:25, Neil Anderson ran Ormeau, Belfast, in 21:10. At Lochend Woods, Ian Fyfe finished in 21:33 and Jill Horsburgh in 24:47.

On Sunday, Paul Ward ran the Manchester Marathon. A fast (the overall winner finished in 02:21:34!), flat route took runners south west of the city centre before looping back to the finish near Old Trafford. Paul finished in 03:49:33.