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Inverness running sensation wins at Milton Keynes


By Will Clark

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MEGAN Keith claimed another major win as she was victorious in the under-20 race at the Milton Keynes Cross Challenge.

Inverness Harriers' Megan Keith finished 1st female runner with a time of 35:06...The Back to Basics 10k Road Race held on Sunday 6th June 2021 on the outskirts of Forres...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..
Inverness Harriers' Megan Keith finished 1st female runner with a time of 35:06...The Back to Basics 10k Road Race held on Sunday 6th June 2021 on the outskirts of Forres...Picture: Daniel Forsyth..

The 19-year-old Inverness Harrier won her age category in a time of 17 minutes and two seconds.

She was 23 seconds ahead of her nearest competitor Charlotte Alexander of Tonbridge Athletics Club in 17.25 with Jess Bailey of Leven Valley 17.33.

In the North Cross Country League, John Newsom took victory at the race at Evanton.

The runner, who represents Inverness Harriers, crossed the line in 33 minutes and 48 seconds, 20 seconds ahead of nearest competitor Gordon Lennox from Kindeace who represents Highland Hill Runners with Ewan Davidson taking third place in 34:15.

Catriona Fraser-Lennox won the women’s race in 25.20 with Kirstie Rogan second in 25.57 and Caroline Marwick third in 27.14.

Bruce Evans from Forres Harriers won the under-17 men’s race in 23.50 with Katie Slimon of Highland Hill Runners winning the under-17 women’s title in 21.03.

Andrew Baird of Ross County Athletics Club won the under-15 boys title in 18.39 with Abbie Stewart from Stornoway under-15 girls winner in 19.50.

There was joy for Nairn Area Amateur Athletics Club as Callum Thompson won the under-13 boys race in 12.47. Lois Macrae of Inverness Harriers won the under-13 girls in 13.07.

Owen Mathis-Foot from Inverness Harriers won the under-11’s boys race with Lexie Macrae winning the girls.


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