Seventeen Tortoises braved the blustery conditions to run the first 5k of the winter, with a number running after weekend marathons, marathon relays and in the case of John McCabe an Ultra-marathon some speedy recovery run times were posted, Fraser McPhail was first over the line with a speedy time of 19.21, only 21 seconds separated the first three finishers.

Lisa Sloan continued her 5k improvement and was again first lady with a time of 23.30 yet another month on month improvement, Kristie McDonald & Claire Tatar also posted fine PB times as did new runner Daisy Michelson  Рwell done to all

Full results

Fraser McPhail 19.21, Craig Lamb 19.31,Lewis Wilson 19.42, Richard Simson 21.36, Kenny Osborne 22.28, Jamie Bicket 22.31, Kev Munro 23.01, Lisa Sloan 23.30, John McCabe 24.32, Kirstie McDonald 23.55 PB , Gerry Penman 25.10, Steve Burnside 25.33, Sara Cockburn 26.07, Graham McKenzie 27.07, Claire Tatar 27.43 PB, Daisy Michelson 30.45 PB, Judith Godden 30.45