Wave of runners raced along Westport beach

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The full Slog in the Sand results were as follows: 1 G Muir 37.05, 2 A Souden40.26, 3 G Turner 41.05, 4 M Turner 41.07, 5 Duncan Cochrane 41.46, 6 S McGeachy 41.49, 7 E Smith Snr 42.00, 8 J Reid 43.33, 9 J Murdoch 44.14, 10 C Armour 45.16, 11 J Anderson 46.10, 12 R McDonald 46.53, 13 I McGougan 47.15, 14 T Cameron 47.29, 15= G Anderson, D Renton, A Reid 48.02, 16 J Teesdale 48.16, 17 S Turner 48.24, 18 A Johnstone 50.04, 19 E Smith Jnr 50.21, 20 E Cameron 51.02, 21 A Armour 51.24, 22 M McMillan 52.20, 23 L Campbell 52.40, 24= E McGeachy, S McFadzean 55.26, 25 R Pirie 56.29, 26 R McGeachy 59.27, 27= M McKillop, S Ireland 60.30, 28 M Sinclair 61.35, 29 J Burridge 62.30, 30= J Coon, G Birch 64.27, 31 A Galvin 66.38, 32= B Clark, K Clark, B McKay 69.43, 33 K Robertson 70.16.

The full 5k race results were as follows: 1 Niamh Quinn 25.42, 2= Catherine S-D, Stuart Wallace 26.31, 3 Robbie Semple 29.42, 4 Janet S-D 31 .58, 5 Nancy Hope 33.07, 6 Val Hope 33.45, 7= Fiona Quinn, Christine Mitchell 36.30.

Slog in the Sand winners. NO_c52slog06_winners

The Coastguards who provided Slog safety cover. NO_c52slog07_coastguards

The all important timekeepers. NO_c52slog17_timekeepers

Val and Nancy Hope after their 5k run. NO_c52slog16_hopes

The real Santa would have had a team of reindeer to help. NO_c52slog14_santa

Unable to resist a Boxing day dip. NO_c52slog09_dip

These rebels were happy to finish. NO_c52slog10_rebels

Perennial runner Margaret Sinclair was just practicing for the MOK half marathon on Sunday May 26 next year. Entries go on sale January 6 through Entry Central. NO_c52slog13_Perennial

Unity while running. NO_c52slog12_unity

A reminder that the beach is not just for running. NO_c52slog14_onthebeasch

Campbeltown Running Club provided snacks at the finish. NO_c52slog08_CRC_Snacks