Milngavie’s Catriona Graves wins junior cross country championship

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Top junior runner Catriona Graves (17) recorded a fantastic time of 18 minutes and eight second to clinch victory in the World Mountain Running Championship Trial Race in Sedburgh.

The Milngavie athlete travelled down south last Saturday, August 9, and competed in the Junior Womans race run over a distance of 3-2k.

The hilly course had a climb of 340m and a descent of 100m.

A spokesman for her club Garscube Harriers, said: “This outstanding victory defeating the best runners in Great Britain, secures Catriona’s place in the British team for the World Mountain Running Championships which take place in Casette di Massa in Italy on September 14.”