The ladies’ champions from the past two years of the Babcock 10k Series have both entered the 2020 event – and are expected to contest the title in another top quality field.

Garscube’s Katie White won all three races, in Helensburgh, Dumbarton and Shettleston, in 2018 and recently won the Scottish Half Marathon Championships as part of the Great Scottish Run in Glasgow.

This year’s winner, Annabel Simpson from Fife, set a new record in winning in Helensburgh, and took third in Dumbarton behind Fionnuala Ross from Shettleston and second on Glasgow Green, with Ross setting course records on each occasion.

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Simpson won last weekend’s Scottish 4km Cross Country title so is already in fine form.

Series record holder Ross is expected to join them, as is the ever-consistent Elspeth Curran from Kilbarchan, who enjoyed three top three finishes this year.

Defending men’s champion and series record holder Weynay Ghebresilassie from Shettleston is hoping to go even quicker than this year’s 29 mins 32 secs in Helensburgh, when he was pushed by Inverclyde’s Adam Craig, who recently ran a superb 28 mins 45 secs for third place in the Leeds Abbey Dash.

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Almost 300 entries have already been received for the series, and the ‘early bird’ discount of £10 off series entries continues until the end of November, reducing entry fees to £35 and £41 for affiliated and unaffiliated respectively.

Enter now at and receive your specially designed Babcock 10k Series technical T-shirt from More Mile, specially engraved commemorative medals for all finishers in each race, and a More Mile goody bag.

More than £6,000 in cash and Start Fitness prizes are on offer across the series.

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