NORTH Ayrshire Athletics club duo Alasdair McCallum and Gareth Brown, of North Ayrshire Athletics Club travelled to Symington on Saturday to take part in the Run And Become Tinto Hill Race.

With 4.4 miles and 1500 feet of climbing involved and around 250 entrants taking part and with ideal running conditions, both runners came home with Personal Bests.

Gareth finished 26th in his age category and 51st position overall in a time of 40:03, with Alasdair finishing in 14th position in his age group and 75th overall with a time of 42:53. Although both runners came away with a few cuts, bruises and blisters, it was a great day all round for North Ayrshire Athletics Club.