Liz runs into schoolboys

FORMER BBC Sports Personality of the Year Liz McColgan was giving some encouragement to local pupils ahead of the Bupa Junior and Mini Great Edinburgh Run.

The Scottish former Commonwealth Games gold medalist, accompanied by her daughter Orla (centre), five, met Merchiston Castle School pupils Douglas Tidy, William Burns-Atkinson, Ben Morris, Charlie Fullarton, Angus Higgins and Callum Johnson, who are taking part in the run on 2 May in aid of Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research.