The Strathearn Harriers pounded the roads of the Wee County along with a record number of 3,500 runners at the 35th Alloa Half Marathon on Sunday.

A springboard to the year's races, the Clackmannanshire event is becoming a traditional season-opener for athletes in central Scotland and beyond.

For some of the harriers, the race was a useful piece of training ahead of the Stirling Marathon and assorted big races over the next few months.

Others have managed to set some personal bests.

First home from the team was Roger Goddard with a time of 1.19.30, 48th overall and 10th in MV40.

Will Manners was next in, he finished in 1.22.29 to be placed third MV50.

A new personal best, Richard Collingwood finished in 1.36.46 with Scott Brown following behind in 1.37.50 and Gary Brock with 1.38.35.

Heading the women's representation was Lauren Fairweather with a personal best of 1.50.48, taking seven minutes off her previous fastest time.

Next in were Ali Manners with 1.53.37, Janine Grant in 1.57.23 and Andrew Brown with 1.58.15.

Other harriers running included Susan Sharp with 2.0.51, Nicola Watson in 2.01.50 and two seconds behind here were Julia Greenlees and Dawn Gleeson ahead of Dave Griffiths with a time of 2.04.34.