Challengers gotta lotta bottle

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Athletes racing round Gigha topped up their energy reserves with a pint of the island’s milk.

Every finisher at this year’s Challenge was given a bottle of Wee Isle Dairy milk in addition to plates and medals from Campbeltown Pottery.

A spokesperson for the recent event said: ‘We want to say a big thank you to Don and Emma Dennis, all the home bakers and, as ever, Ardminish Stores for their continued support for this fun event.

‘We hope to hold this event again next year on the May Day bank holiday weekend.’
Full results are as follows: 11 mile run, ladies: 1 Hazel Barr, 2 Laura Hughs, 3 Hannah Myachykove. Men: 1 Brian Robertson, raising money for RNLI, 2 Mathew Watkins. 5K run ladies: 1 Cara Gorman 21:07, 2 Lucia Turwiana 25:00, 3 Violet Campbell 26:00. Men: 1 Cameron Campbell 18:53, 2 Charlie Semple 22:14, 3 Euan Charlwood 24:00. 11 mile cycle: 1 Marjorie Leighton, 2 Kirsty Black, 3 Finn Thompson. 5K cycle: 1 Ross Mermelli, 2 Lewis Clark, 3 Eve Mermelli.

Eleven-mile walk: 1 Ross Nicol, 2 Rhod Nicol, 3 Keith McVeigh, 5K walk: Joint 1 Ruby Beagan and Bailey Bannatynne, 2 Christine Mineham.
Raffle: Laphroaig malt whisky: Marjorie Leighton, Auchentoshan malt whisky: Jamie Bannatyne and Batch Gin Veronica Blair.