LOTHIAN Running Club athletes had reason to celebrate on Sunday after a highly successful day at the 10th Jedburgh Running Festival in the Scottish Borders.
Over 1000 runners contested the 10k and half-marathon events which saw the Lothian club produce the winner in the women's half-marathon and the runner-up in the men's as well as a one-two in the women's 10k race.
And for good measure a couple of club runners also recorded personal bests.
The club had seven runners amongst a huge field of 645 that set off for the half-marathon from Jedburgh Abbey.
The first blue vest across the finish line at Queen Mary's House in a time of 72 minutes and 47 seconds was Ross Milne in an excellent second place behind winner Robert Gilroy 72.03.
Following Ross over the line in 18th place and winning the women's race was Chloe Cox who turned in one of her best ever performances to record a time of 84.24.
The next duo of club runners home both recorded personal bests, veteran Mike Lieberman's time of 93.42 saw him finish in 84th place and third in the MV60 category. Suzie Hannah came in next in 101st overall and ninth female setting new figures for the distance of 95.04.
Making up the club's representation were, 130th David Bathgate [98.33], 171st Jim Alexander [101.53] and 256th Peter Craig [1:50.33] as 527 runners finished.
Following on from her excellent run in the previous weeks National XC relays, Edel Mooney produced yet another meritorious performance to win the women's 10k race. Finishing in 10th position overall, Edel covered the course in a speedy 37.45, Jocelyn Moar also turned in a cracking run to make it a club one-two stopping the clock at 40.30 in finishing 28th overall.
Leanne Webster also made the female top ten with a ninth place finish in 46.29 which placed her 75th of the 301 finishers.
Shona and Paul Young were in Dumfriesshire where they were taking part in the Queensberry half-marathon. Paul finished in 18th place in 1:40.44 with Shona 46th and fifth female in 1:59.23. 70 runners completed.
Falkirk Parkrun, 58 and 17F Mags Turnbull [26.15]. 121 Ran. Edinburgh Parkrun, 74 and 1MV70-74 Ian Leggett [22.54], 110 Ted Finch [24.34], 188 and 72F Val Finch [34.04].