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Grand Prix Race #4

The Glenrothes 10k took place on what will possibly prove to be the hottest day of our summer!  It was the fourth race in this year's Grand Prix, which means we are now half way through the competition.  We had a great turnout of club runners who slapped on the suncream (or not!) braved the weather and the most serious looking marshalls ever,  and risked life and limb dodging around the youngsters - and some parents -  who were racing for the finish line of their own event being held at the same time.

All but two of the 37 DRR runners are in the running for the Grand Prix. In the men's event the top three are Kevin Greig (189points), Craig Beattie (170) and Michael Mitchell (140). Only Kevin and Craig have ran all 4 races so far.  In the women's event there was no change in the first two despite their not running - with the three top places being taken by Jennifer Massie (148), Lorraine Dunbar (143) and Sofia Sita (132).   With 4 races still remaining, everything can change before the end of the competition. 

Next up in the series is the Brig Bash 5 on Wednesday 5 July through in Bridge of Earn.  The race has now sold out but with 35 club members expected to compete. 


Grand Prix rankings can be found here

Templeton Trail Race

 

RACE RESULTS - TEMPLETON TRAIL RACE

Thank you to everyone who helped to make the 2017 Templeton Trail race another success.  It was held on a beautiful sunny night,  with a record turnout of 133 runners, largely due to our friends from Falkland Trail Runners and Kinross Road Runners who included the race into their respective club championships.  Well done to all our runners; we really hope you enjoyed the run and the post run BBQ.  Here are the official results.

If you enjoyed the race and would like to sign up for our next event, Templeton 10 Mile Race is on November 6th and entry is now open on entrycentral.

 

Inaugural Stirling Scottish Marathon

 

Race Report and Results:  Stirling Scottish Marathon.

Congratulations to the 11 DRRs who took part in the first Stirling Scottish Marathon this month.

Number Runner Time

452Morag Taggart3:30:16 (1st in age group)
560David Aitken3:35:31
822Paul Reed3:45:19
856Jo Clancy3:46:21
894Michael Royden3:47:19
1171Ashley Casano3:54:54
1248Andrew Thomas3:56:34
1764Sarah Jane Wenn4:08:35
2233 Sharon Russell 4:21:48
2733Emer Conway4:34:59

 

And a big thank you goes to Ashley Casano who has written a great report to help those contemplating entering in future.  The report is summarised below and the full article can be found in the race report section of the website, here.  

 

Summary Race Report by Ashley Casano

On Sunday, May 21st, over 4,000 runners lined up at the Blair Drummond Safari Park to take part in the first ever Stirling Scottish Marathon, organized by Great Run. The next 26.2 miles followed rolling hills and country roads through Doune and Dublane, leading runners past the iconic William Wallace Monument and back to the Stirling city centre where they finished with the Stirling Castle in the background. Eleven members of the Dundee Road Runners took place in the inaugural event, with several PBs from club members as well as strong debut performances from first time marathoners.  

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