Robbie Simpson of local running club Deeside Runners won the Lumphanan Detox 10K Run on 2nd January for the 4th successive year in a time of 31min 51sec.
Sam Burgess of Aboyne and Deeside Runners was second with a time of 35.30. Nicola Gauld was 4th and the first female home with a course record of 35.44.
Robbie from Banchory is making a name for himself in hill running circles (Fell Running in England) having won the Snowdon international hill race, the youngest ever winner of the race.
Hilltrek Prize for first local man went to Mark Clark and first local woman to Clare Sutherland.
Hilltrek customer Ruth Mckenzie was first in the female 41 to 50 section with a time of 43.46.
This year there were 322 runners and the conditions were excellent.