Race: 8th March 2013, 7.30pm

Distance: 3.5 miles

Route: The Tentsmuir Terror

Info: forum thread

Intrepid runners braved the wind and rain for the 5th race in the Nightmare Series at Tentsmuir Forest, Tayport.

Chris Russell (Fife AC) maintained his place at the top of the points standings covering the 3.85 mile course along forest trails in 22 minutes 20 seconds forty-five seconds clear of runner-up Craig Love (Dundee Hawkhill).

Jane Dunlop (Dundee Road Runners) maintained her lead at the top of the female standings placing 11th overall timed at 28 minutes 45 seconds.

The final race in the series takes place Wed. 20th March from Ceres, 7.30pm start. Meet Ceres car-park. Route..car-park > Craighall den (two laps) then back along road to car-park. Stovies served in Ceres Inn post-race.

Results: 1 C Russell (Fife AC) 22.20, 2 C Love (Dundee Hawkhill) 23.05, 3 I McNulty (Dundee Hawkhill) 23.45 (all veterans). 4 J Kay (Fife AC) 1st over 50. 24.30, 5 C Harvie (Fife AC) 25.50, 6 D Hanlon (Dundee Hawkhill) 2nd over 50. 26.05, 7 J McCord (Army) 26.15, 8 D Cowan (Fife AC) 3rd over 50. 26.34, 9 B R Smith (Fife AC) 28.15, 10 G Timmons (Dundee Road Runners) 28.31, 11 Jane Dunlop (DRR) 28.45, 12 B Simpson (Anster Haddies) 1st over 60. 29.00. 13 Catherine Matthews (Dundee Hawkhill) 29.07, 14 A Carroll (DRR) 29.52, 15 P McDonald (DRR) 30.05, 16 S Davidson (Fife AC) 2nd over 60. 30.24, 16 B Thornton (Fife AC) 35.32, 18 G Bennison (Fife AC) 3rd over 60. 38.35, 19 Gillian Carmoodie (Jog Scotland) 49.31, 20 Ruth Cruickshank (Jog Scotland) 49.32, 21 Amanda Fleet (Unatt.) 49.32.

Graham Bennison