EAST Lothian athletes Megan Wright (HBT) and Rhona Anderson (DRC) donned their Scotland vests and travelled to Liverpool last weekend to represent Scotland in the British and Irish Masters Cross Country International.

Both athletes gave outstanding performances, with Anderson taking overall ninth place in the W55 race in 24m59s and Wright finishing 10th in the W45 race in 23.38s, helping secure a Scotland team position of third in both age categories and third overall in the five nation international.

Also at the weekend, there were great conditions and a fantastic turnout for the second leg of the Borders XC Series in Galashiels.

In the junior race, the top East Lothian position went to Angus Wright (TEL 14-15), coming third overall in a time of 10m27s.

Second East Lothian position went to Innes Wright (TEL 12-13) in a time of 10m57, coming fifth overall and first in his age category.

Aidan Page (TEL 12-13) secured the third East Lothian position in 11m01s, seventh overall and second in his age category.

Finishing strongly and taking the first female position was Bridget Harley (TEL 14-15) in a time of 11m09s, while Flora Henry (TEL 14-15) came second in 11m41s.

Coming first in their age categories were Robbie Anderson (TEL 16-17) 14th overall in 11m23s; Olivia Robbins (TEL 12-13) fourth female in 12m13s; and Cerys Wright (HRC 8-9) sixth female in 12m23s.

Other great performances were from Jamie Smith (TEL 12-13) 18th; Joshua Liddell (HRC 10-11) 19th overall and second in his age category; Jake Page (DRC 10-11) 23rd; Sam Renton (HRC 10-11) 26th; Jim Henry (MADAC 12-13) 28th; Matthew Connolly (DRC 8-9) 36th overall and second in his age category; Freddie James (HRC 10-11) 38th; Cristina Elliot (TEL 12-13) 39th; Stella McGregor (TEL 12-13) 39th; Isaac Stevenson (TEL 12-13) 41st; Daniel Moseley (HRC 8-9) 51st; Jessica Bullen (TEL 12-13) 60th; Alexander Baigrie (DRC12-14) 73rd; Rosalyn Weddell (DRC 8-9) 80th; Roisin Napier (TEL 12-13) 81st; Cameron Hepburn (MADAC 10-11) 82nd; Jamie Donnan (HRC 12-13) 106th; and Eben Stevenson (HRC 10-11) 112th.

The senior race saw the athletes tackle multiple hills and tough conditions, with Cameron Bullen (TEL) taking the first East Lothian position, third male junior and ninth overall in 25m18s.

Dave Wright (HBT) took the second East Lothian position and 12th overall in 25m27s, with Joe Donnelly holding on to third East Lothian position and 13th overall in 25m39s.

Rowena Halliday (DRC) secured second female position and 36th overall in 28m01s.

Other great performances were from Robert Watson (MADAC) 14th; Brian Marshall (HRC) 20th; David Woods (DRC) 22nd; Robert Henry (MADAC) 26th; Paul Slifer (MADAC) 28th; Paul Moseley (DRC) 30th; Craig O’Donnell (DRC) 33rd; Caspian Richards (DRC) 39th; Matt Wanless (DRC) 49th; Stuart Hay (DRC) 50th; Willie Jarvie (PRC) 52nd; John Robertson Gladwin (DRC) 55th; Iain Pugh (DRC) 67th; Benjamin Napier (TEL) 72nd; Michael Foy (HRC) 81st; Frank McPartland (HRC) 86th; Andy Anderson (DRC) 93rd: Sandy Wallace (HRC) 96th; Mark Keast (MADAC) 101st; Claire Duncanson (MADAC) 119th; Andrew Sheldrick (DRC) 122nd; Martin MacDonald (HRC) 124th; Neil Jones (DRC) 167th; Duncan Weddell (DRC) 178th; Kelly McInnes (HRC) 184th; Anne Hay (DRC) 187th; John Good (HRC) 189th; Jenny Schwarz (HRC) 198th; Marjorie Kelly (DRC) 206th; and Claire Simpson (HRC) 207th.

Finally, Cera Gemmell (TEL) has been selected to run for Scotland in the U20 women’s team at the British Cross Challenge in Liverpool this Saturday.