Harrier Lawrence breaks half marathon course record

Globetrotting Andrew Lawrence of Morpeth Harriers broke the course record at the Isle of Coll Half Marathon on Saturday.

Lawrence won the event in a time of 72m26s, which gave him just over a five-minute marginal victory over Serpentine’s Hugh Torry.

Third place went to another Serpentine athlete Simon Barratt, who finished in 78m29s.

The event had 105 finishers.