TEL athletes have fun at the challenging Borders XC Peebles leg

The fourth race of the Borders Cross Country Series took place in muddy and freezing conditions in Peebles on Sunday.

Ninety-seven juniors took to the slippy and flooded course at Hay Lodge Park with Olivia Robbins (12-13) first female over the line and first in her age category in a time of 9m46s.

Robbie Anderson (16-17) took first East Lothian position, first in his age category and third overall after gaining two places with a spectacular, uphill, sprint finish in a time of 8m46s.

Aidan Page (12-13) secured second East Lothian position, second in his age category and eighth overall in 8m59s with Angus Chandler (14-15) third East Lothian athlete and fourteenth overall in 9m18s.

Other noteworthy performances were from Jack Renton (12-13) 18th; Jamie Smith (12-13) 19th; Stella McGregor (12-13) 42nd; Roisin Napier (12-13) 69th and Sadie Slifer (TEL 12-13) 97th.

The adults took to a longer, more challenging course over difficult terrain with several water features.  Joe Donnelly  secured second East Lothian position, 13thoverall and third Male Junior in 27m39s.