Tom Owens has been crowned 2015 Scottish Hill Running Champion after finishing fastest male at Two Inns Race on Saturday (8 August). The Shettleston Harrier set a new course record with a time of 2:36:07.
Also setting a new course record was Jasmin Paris of Carnethy HRC who finished in 2:49:28 to win the women’s race. The midpoint runner was Stuart Forest in 3:40:28.
Owens tweeted after the race: “Delighted not to get lost & win Scottish Champs”
A field of close to 100 – including many top hill runners – took on the the 24K race in near perfect conditions. The course took participants from Creagan to Glencoe, featuring a 1770 climb. The event is the fifth race in the Championship which also includes Birnam, Ben Lomond, Slioch, Durisdeer, and Morven hill races.