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Matthew Kingston-Lee

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May’s GRC Member of the Month was a fiercely fought battle between the (fairly) young and not so young; the seasoned campaigners and the not so experienced. The nominees ran (or attempted to run) a vast range of distances from the relatively short 5K to the ridiculously long 100 miles. One even broke a World Record! Once again the weather played a huge part in the fortunes of our runners, with ‘the Beast from the East’ long forgotten and some unseasonably warm conditions making the going tough for many. As in April there were many superb performances from members who were not nominated who, in quieter months, would have definitely been in the running for MOM.
Coming late in May the Edinburgh Marathon takes place some weeks after the main bulk of spring marathon races and those who take part can get ‘forgotten’ when the hubbub of the marathon season dies down (The day after the London Marathon, basically...). Our five who ran in Scotland’s capital did themselves and th…