DOUGIE Selman secured the British 100km title with a sensational victory in the Anglo Celtic Plate.

The ultra runner, who has been a CAAC member for 25 years, timed his run to perfection as he stormed away from the field to win gold for Scotland by 10 seconds. 

His time of 6 hours, 34 minutes and 28 seconds was a staggering 13 minutes and 20 seconds quicker than his brilliant debut last year, where he came home fifth.

Dougie, 35, said after last year’s run that he had lessons to learn from his experience and he hoped to run in another Sri Chimnoy 100km road race “to see if I can run a wee bit faster”.

He certainly did that as he powered to the line – grabbing a Saltire along the way – to take the win at a sun-kissed North Inch Park in Perth.

His triumph rounded off another medal-laden weekend for CAAC runners following the National Road Relays in Livingston on Saturday.

The M50 men’s team of Iain Macleod, Max Colligan, Jeremy Rogers and Alan Cunningham scooped silver in a time of 1:46:38.

The six-strong Senior men’s team – Angus Smith, Tom Martyn, Jack Eykelbosch, Dermot Cummins, Ewan Brown and Calum Mckenzie – came home third in 2:18:30, with Tom running the second fastest lap of the day on the course’s long leg in 29:23.

And the M40 men comprising Iain Hutchinson, Chris Poxton, Malcolm Lang, Douglas McKinnon, Alastair Brockie and Stuart Livingstone also took bronze in a time of 2:34:46.

CAAC’s Senior women’s side featuring Megan Smith, Josie-Wren Golder, Kirstin Maxwell and Kara Mckenzie-Tait came home a fine fourth in 1:54:29.

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