PICTURES: Forres Harriers' Bruce Evans impresses in home race and success for Moray Road Runners
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Forres teenager Bruce Evans produced another fast run in a strong field at Saturday’s Forres 10k race.
Evans was first Forres Harriers athlete to the finish line in the club’s home race, clocking a time of 36 minutes, 38 seconds to finish 14th overall.
Conditions were testing in the Saturday heat but a total of 137 runners made it to the end.
Winner of the race in a quick time of 30:58 was East Sutherland AC’s Ross Gollan, who as well as taking the Forres victory was also crowned North District 10k champion in the process.
Pictures slideshow by Daniel Forsyth.
Gollan finished 30 seconds clear of Shettleston Harriers’ Lachlan Oates, who tried to push the winner hard in a high quality race.
Moray’s top runner was Ben Livesey (Moray Road Runners) who finished third in 33:50 and also claimed the make 40-and-over title.
Another Moray Road Runner, race regular Gareth Jenkins won the M50 category in a time of 35:48 to finish tenth overall.
The winner of the women’s race was Sarah Attwood (Skye and Lochalsh) who saw off a challenge from Moray Road Runners’ Gemma Cormack to take first place in 38:08 and also claim the F40 category prize.
Cormack was second in 38:47 while her team-mate Jane Barker was the first female 50+ athlete in 39th overall in a time of 42:13.
Forres Harriers’ Paula Boon was third in the F50, while first Forres female to the finish was Kasia Klonowska in 45:38.
Harriers’ Michael Savage (42:51) was 41st, just ahead of team-mate Mark Brumby in 43:33 and Jordan Bowler in 44:32 for 52nd place.