Michael’s hot stuff with Spartan army

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Portobello High School student Michael Shepherd, 15, excelled when tackling Edinburgh’s Spartan Race, a gruelling event over various obstacles, to raise funds for youth charity Project Scotland.

Michael, who plays rugby for PortoBurgh under-16s as well as helping coach the Rugbytigers children’s section, reached the finish in 47 minutes – just 14 minutes behind the overall elite winner to finish 75 out of 1750 runners.

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