RUNNERS battled soaking wet conditions at the 2024 Selkirk Border Games on Saturday.

It was the second event on the circuit last week after athletes travelled to Peebles on Wednesday.

In the 110m Open at Selkirk it was TLJT’s Evie Renwick who crossed first, edging out Hawick duo David Lauder and Daniel Paxton

There was something for Souters to cheer in the 200m Open as local Craig Bruce took top spot ahead of Jack Wilson, of Hawick, and Peebles’ Samantha Turnbull.

Jed AC’s Calum Murrow won the 400m Open, with Selkirk’s Colin Bruce and Durham City Harriers’ Jason Catterall in second and third respectively.

In the 800m Open Matthew Fleming, of Kelso, took the honours. Hawick’s Mark Young and David Priestley, of Northern Masters, completed the podium.

Bo’ness’ Andrew Gibson claimed the top prize in the 1600m Open ahead of Dima Graham, of TLJT, in second. Kelso’s Fleming was in third.

Turning to the youth section, in the nine to 12 years’ 90m it was AG Running School’s Evie Leonard who claimed the win. Abigail McCraw, of Hawick RP, was in second, with Tweedbank’s Brodie Atherton rounding off the top three.

Over the same distance for 13-16-year-olds, Kelso Youth RC’s Hugo Potter crossed first ahead of Ellie Lauder, of Edinburgh, and Ben Nairn, of AG Running School.

TLJT’s Robyn Lee triumphed in the nine to 12 years’ 200m event. Joe McDade, of Jed AC, and Jedburgh’s Scott Turnbull completed the podium.

In the 200m for 13-15-year-olds Potter produced some magic again to take the crown ahead of Nairn and AG Running Club’s Lewis Fleming.

Lewis’ brother Harry Fleming took top spot in the 400m youths. Rose Davidson, of Kelso Youth RC, finished second, with TLJT’s Isla Woodburn in third.

Oliver Hastie, of Kelso Youth RC, crossed first in the 800m youths ahead of Alfie Walker, of Hawick, and his brother, Isaac Hastie.