A road race due to be run on Saturday (August 25th) has been cancelled while a community grieves.

The Calbost Classic Road Race in South Lochs was due to be run tomorrow, but the race organisers have taken the decision to cancel in the light of recent tragic events.

In a statement published yesterday (Thursday August 22nd) they said:  “Given the tragic events of the past week that have affected the community of South Lochs the decision has been taken to cancel this Saturday’s Calbost Classic Road Race. 

“Our thoughts and sympathies go out the family and friends of Hannah MacKenzie as well as the wider community of South Lochs in these tragic circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.”