Wheelchair 10K Series

Tuesday 31st October 2017

Sammi Kinghorn presents Luke Deighan with his award for best performance at the Jed Renilson Jedburgh 10k wheelchair race after he recorded the biggest PB.

Rio Paralympian Simon Lawson won the Jed Renilson Jedburgh 10k for the ninth year in a row in 21.15 – with the race marking the conclusion of the Scottish Wheelchair 10K series.

Ben Rowlings, who represented GB at the World Championships in London and has recently moved to Scotland and become part of Red Star AC, was second a big PB of 23.27 closely followed by Red Star clubmate Sean Frame, also in a big PB time of 23.35.

Other Scots to record PBs on the day were Kyle Brotherton in fourth in 25.58 and Luke Deighan in fifth in 27.23.

Trophies were presented by World Champion wheelchair racer Sammi Kinghorn, who had finished her season with the Chicago Marathon earlier in the month.

The Jedburgh race was the last in the series of the Scottish 10k wheelchair Grand Prix with performances from Roon the Toon (Kilmarnock), Glasgow (Great Scottish Run) and the Jed Renilson 10k counting towards the medals.

Final placing for the Series:

Men: 1. Sean Frame, Red Star AC 9 points; 2 Kyle Brotherton, Red Star AC 6 points; 3 Luke Deighan, Red Star AC 3 points

Women: 1. Sammi Kinghorn, Red Star AC 6 points

Kyle Brotherton in action at the Great Scottish Run as he finished second in the Wheelchair 10K Series (photo by Bobby Gavin)

With thanks to Ian Mirfin


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