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Tour de Moffat

A TOTAL of 32 runners took part in the Tour De Moffat race at the weekend.

The course is a mix of trail, hill and road and goes around the circumference of Moffat. Conditions were good for November, with a slight drizzle, no wind and only slightly muddy on the field and hill sections.

It was good to see runners from other local clubs coming along to support the race, including from Lauderdale Limpers, Kirkintilloch Olympians, Tinto Hill Runners, Dumfries Harriers, Hamilton Harriers, Dumfries Running Club and Cairnsmore Mile Munchers.

Adam Park, of Hartfell Hill Running Club, was first overall in a time of 37.10, breaking last year’s course record of 37.28 set by Matt Sullivan. Alison Banford, also of Hartfell, was first female overall in a time of 42.09, also breaking last year’s course record 46.46 set by Rosie Allen. Second male was Marc Wilkinson from Lauderdale Limpers (37.16) and third male and first male vet 50 was Adam Anderson, of Hartfell, in a time of 39.44. Second female overall was Claire McArthur, of Hamilton Harriers, and third female overall was Auzzine Ward (50.02) of Kirkintilloch Olympians. First vet 40 male was David Allsop (Kirkintilloch Olympians), first vet 50 male Adam Anderson (Hartfell), first vet 60 male Rory Longmore (Hartfell) and first vet 70 male was Kenny Patterson (Hartfell). First female: Auzzie Ward (Kirkintilloch Olympians), first female vet 40 Alison Banford (Hartfell), first female vet 50 Janet Priestley (Hartfell) and first female vet 60 Clare Noble.

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