Two senior teams from Lasswade AC competed in the Scottish Athletics National six and four stage Road Relays held at Livingston.
With runners alternatively running a three or six mile leg (4 stages for Women and 6 for the men) the total race was either 18 or 27 miles and starting at 12 noon lasted for over 2 hours.
Of the 64 teams who started Central AC won the men’s race with a time of 2hrs 14mins 51secs from Shettleston Harriers and Cambuslang while the Women’s race, with 37 teams, was won by Central AC in 1hr 44min 36secs from Edinburgh AC and Fife.
The Midlothian clubs squads competed well in their age groups with the women’s team of Linden Nicholson, Karen McKinley, Lorna Rice and Wilma Kerr finished 7th to Fife AC in the Women’s Masters race with the men’s team taking 28th spot in the overall classification.
The Lasswade men’s team was led of on the first 3 mile stage by Richard Connor followed by Barney Phillips (6 miles), Ross Finlayson (3 miles), Ben Mitchell (6 miles), Brian Wilson (3 miles) and anchored by David Ramage (6 miles), and finished in a time of 2hrs 44mins.
Well done to everyone who competed.