Thanks to Amanda for photos of LAC runners (and friends) at Snowdon Hill Race Llanberis Wales on Saturday 16th July. Well done guys.
The weather forecast for the Glamaig race was not good, wet and windy, but at least it was warm rain. LAC as usual had a good turnout with 24 blue and white vests among the 108 starters. Finlay Wild continued his winning streak finishing in 00:47:17 ahead of Brian Marshall(HELP) 00:56:40 and Alec Keith(HBT) 00:58:07. Amanda Blackhall made it a double for Lochaber despite a nasty knee injury, Amanda was 1st lady finishing in a time of 01:12:14 ahead of Joan Wilson(Lomonds) 01:20:36 and Kirsty Yoxon(unattached) 01:23:04. Thanks to organisers and marshals on the hill (especially the lad up top) and Sligachan hotel staff. Result
Tuesday nights junior training session was the final session overseen by long serving stalwarts Wendy O’Brien, John Hepburn and Margaret Rose Macphee. Wendy has been organiser and administrator while John has taken the junior training sessions over the years, both assisted by Margaret Rose. On behalf of Lochaber AC we would like to thank them for all their time and effort.
Photos…… Wendy, John and Margaret Rose at Tuesday’s session with the group.
Result ….. Thanks to Christine Dougan for photos
The popular Laggan 10k on Saturday saw a good turnout from Lochaber AC and Jog Scotland. Tim Brand and Andrew O’Hagan put in strong runs to finish 2nd and 4th respectively behind winner Steve Reeve(Moray) 38:12, Tim’s time was 39:10 and Andrew 42:00. Lisette Walter(unattached) 11th overall finished first lady in a time of 43:40 ahead of 2nd lady Cara Mackay 47:18. Other category winners for LAC were Susan Jane Ross 48:55, Niall Macbeath 51:26 and 3rd FV 50 Teresa Mackay 53:00. John O’Neill 01:09:01 ran the race for the 15th year in a row. Well done to all runners and thanks to the organisers and caterers.
Lochaber had a good turnout of runners at Goatfell on Saturday 21st May. A 6th place finish for John Yells in a time of 01:27:48 was a great effort but it was Amanda Blackhall who returned with the prize, finishing 2nd lady overall and 1st FV40. Well done to John and Amanda and to our other runners. Result