Record 350 runners contested Tom Scott Road Race

Fiona Barr from Carluke - the neice of Tom Scott presents the Tom Scott Memorial Trophy to the winner of the 50th 10 mile event - Tewoldcebrhan Mengisteab of Shettleston Harriers - on the left is the first ever winner of the trophy Andy Brown  -  Picture by Andrew Wilson
Fiona Barr from Carluke - the neice of Tom Scott presents the Tom Scott Memorial Trophy to the winner of the 50th 10 mile event - Tewoldcebrhan Mengisteab of Shettleston Harriers - on the left is the first ever winner of the trophy Andy Brown - Picture by Andrew Wilson
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A RECORD 350 runners contested Sunday’s 10 Mile and Round the Loch Tom Scott Road Races, run in memory of the Law athlete killed in a motoring accident in 1961.

The 50th staging at Strathclyde Park in Motherwell saw the 10 Mile race won by Twelde Mengisteab. The Eritrean, a member of Shettleston Harriers, won by 13 seconds in 49mins 55secs.

The Ladies race was won by Kilbarchan’s Gemma Rankin in 57mins 45secs.

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