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Over the weekend Chirnside Chasers runners have been busy running in a number of races. On Saturday the first event on the Border Games summer series took place in Earlston. Starting off a tremendous day was Jamie Kinghorn who won the 800m youth handicap. Jamie started of a mark of 175m and took the lead in the race with just over a lap and managed to hold off the rest of the field and take victory. Also placing in the race was Harry Fuller (6th). Then in the 90m junior sprint handicap Rory Williams ran from 8.5m beating a strong field to take the title. In the 1600m youth handicap Harry Fuller led the race until he was past with half a lap to go by two runners and finished 3rd. Then Rory Williams attempted to win the double in the 200m junior handicap. After winning the 90m race Rory was handicapped a further 3m starting from 14m. In a close final Rory hit the front on the bend and managed to stay there winning the race and completing the sprint double. Also running for Chirnside gaining valuable experience was Archie Fuller (9), Thomas Weeks (9) and Ben Reynolds (11) with the circuit moving to Hawick next week. In the men’s 800m handicap Cameron Burnett from Chirnside produced a brilliant performance to take the win in that event. Also on Saturday four runners took part in the Eyemouth Herring Queen races with George McMullan (3rd) and Cathy Holmes running the 5k, and Lily McMullan and Morgan Burns running the kids 1k race.

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