Scottish success on the hills has been a recurring feature in recent years and that sequence continued at the British Hill and Fell Relays at Tebay on Saturday.
This is major event in the hill running season, with a large number of entries, but our clubs performed with real distinction.
Carnethy Hill Runners won the men’s team golds in 3:11 to finish two minutes ahead of second-placed Dark Peak.
Iain Whiteside (leg 1 short hill) came home in 13th, Sasha Chepelin and Ali Masson took the lead on the navigation leg, then leg 3 (long hill leg), Eoin Lennon and Sam Tosh held the lead giving Finn Lydon a two-minute buffer on the final leg (short hill).
Edinburgh Uni finished in eighth and Shettleston came home in ninth place.
In the women’s race, Edinburgh Uni took third with Carnethy taking fourth and HNT sixth. Shettleston finished 10th.
Deeside Runners won the mixed relay race (non-championship) and there were age group successes, too, with Carnethy second and Shettleston third in the Men’s V40 category in the British Champs.
Well done to all our Scottish runners at Tebay
Thanks to Helen Fallas for photo of Carnethy men’s winning team