Lenzie’s Valencia win cross country bronze at nationals

Valencia Wright on her way to bronze at Falkirk (pic by Scott Louden)
Valencia Wright on her way to bronze at Falkirk (pic by Scott Louden)

Lenzie athlete Valencia Wright added to her medal collection with a bronze at the Scottish National XC Championships at Falkirk on Saturday.

The Lenzie Academy pupil, running for VP-Glasgow AC, clocked 11 minutes 57 seconds to finish just eight seconds behind runner-up Anya MacLean, of Garscube Harriers.

The race was won by Fife AC’s Anna Hedley in a time of 11 minutes 16 seconds.

Valencia will now head to the final of the British Cross Challenge in Loughborough and be part of the Scotland West Under 13 team.

Springburn Harriers’ Jamie Williamson who was third in the under-20 men’s race.