There was a strong showing of PH Racing Club members at the Scottish 5k Road Championships on Friday evening at Silverknowes. New recruit Roger Clark excelled, posting a personal best of 16.27, closely followed by Colin Somerville in a new best of 16.40. Stuart Mackay went sub 17 for the first time, clocking an impressive 16.53, while Darren Jubb crossed the finishing line in 17.04.

Martin Mcnellis produced a strong run to finish in 18.26, fast improving Wallace Mitchell set a new best of 18.33 while up and coming junior athlete, Daniel Smith clocked an excellent time of 18.43. Ed Norton produced another strong run to finish V60 Scottish Athletics Silver medalist while Mary Western finished V50 Scottish Athletics silver medalist proving what valuable assets they both are for PH Racing Club. Justine Vandermotten, Zoe Stuart, Natalie Brown and Isla Mitchell all recorded personal best times.

Club President Stevie Ogg made a return to competitive action timing at just under 21 mins while Ian Johnston, Mark Mackenzie and Kieran Morgan showed the benefits of the Racing Club’s structured training by clocking their fastest 5k times this year.  Well done everyone!

(Photos by Gordon Donnachie and Bobby Gavin)

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