THE Wee County Harriers recorded their highest attendance ever so far as their annual Cambus Quarter Race returned for 2023.

The race, a 5.6 mile look around the Cambus pools, went ahead on Sunday, August 20 and attracted the biggest turnout since it started.

More than 130 runners took part in the early morning circuit around the scenic Clacks nature spots, with organisers lauding a sunny race day.

Kerri Hutchison, part of the race team for Wee County Harriers, said: “It all went really well - we were all really happy that the weather held out.

“We had our highest turnout that we’ve ever had at the Cambus Quarter as it is a relatively new race.

“All the feedback that we’ve had has been pretty positive – nothing negative so far, so it was a great day out for everyone!”

Overall, the race attracted 122 senior runners and 18 junior runners, the highest total number of participants since the race began.

Stuart Paterson, from the RTC Warriors, was the first to cross the finish line, with a time of 34 minutes and 49 seconds.

Second place was also taken by an RTC Warriors member as Alison Berwick came in at 44 minutes, 52 seconds.

Kerri added: “After it finished, a lot of the runners came back to the bowling club – we had burgers, sausages and cakes which went down an absolute treat.

“A lot of them hung about and we had a presentation for first, second and third male and female.

“They all got a wee trophy and gift bag which was put together from locally-sourced businesses which was great. It was a great day had by all.”

The Wee County Harriers put on various events throughout the year. Keep an eye on their social media to find out when the next race is.