THREE Gala Harriers reached the podium at the weekend, scooping silver and bronze medals at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival.

In the marathon, on-form Dianne Lauder had a superb run, completing the course in under three hours and finishing as third female to take the bronze medal in a time of 2.54.46.

Colin Brown ran the course in 3.30.21, and Neil Christie crossed the line in 3.53.33.

Julius Kipligat Korir was overall marathon winner in a time of 2.17.13, with Eddah Jepkosgei first female in a time of 2.37.46.

More than 6000 runners completed the 26.2 mile course.

Isla Paterson took silver following a fantastic run in the junior 5K, completing the course in 21.03, and Ewan Christie was also awarded silver after being second male home in the junior 2K, running a time of 7.18.

Darrell Hastie also had a fantastic run in the half marathon, coming eighth overall and finishing in a time of 1.12.47.

Sara Green had a strong run, completing the course in 1.27.53 and finishing as 10th female.

Colin Green also completed the half marathon with a time of 2.06.54.

In the 10k, Shona Smith crossed the line in 1.04.54, and in the 5k, youngster Evan McConnell came 28th in a time of 21.30.

Jack McDonald was 41st in the junior 5k, running a time of 23.53, and in the junior 2k, Ross Christie also ran well coming 28th in a time of 8.10. Harris McDonald was close behind in a time of 8.40, coming 63rd overall.

The weekend of races took part around Holyrood Park, with the marathon and half marathon taking in some of the city’s famous landmarks and offering views of the scenic East Lothian coastline.