Carson Graham made the trip to Derby for the British Master Track and Field Championships this weekend. Carson won the gold in the M45 Sprint Hurdles, with a bronze in the Long Jump and finished 4th in the High Jump
Meanwhile closer to home the final Combined League Match took place in Grangemouth on Sunday -This series of match’s have been a great success and the club hopes they will continue to be in this format in the future. Over the series nearly 80 Shettleston athletes have had the opportunity to compete, many for the first time .The club is grateful to John and Elaine Mackay who have organised the entries and volunteered at 4 of the 5 matches. John Coyle and Kevin Slaven have also officiated at these matches. Without this help the club cannot operate.
Moving forward to Wednesday 8th September, for The Club’s Open Graded Meeting at Crownpoint we need as many helpers as possible , if you can help please get in touch?
The Grangemouth match saw many fine performances over a range of events -Chris Bennett again achieved a Commonwealth game qualifying distance with a throw of 71.47m in the hammer, Amit Kumar jumped an impressive 6.36m in the Long Jump. Lots of Personal Best performances and for some athletes it was their first time competing at a Track and Field event.
800m : Iman Djoudi U/17 2.28.88 PB ; Jessica Grant U/17 2.52.17; Kirsty Mann 2.49.10; Arlene McKenna 3.08.28
200m : Lucky Fadum 23.99PB; Imante Gknontoum 24.13 PB; Michael Conteh 24.84 PB; Maynard Conteh 25.84 PB; Cole Kilpatrick 26.11PB; Alexia Adelabu 29.15 PB; Tammy Adelabu 31.51 PB; Aishah Hanif 33.26 PB
3000m : Charlene Manley 10.57.61
Shot Putt : Jay McCarthy 13.01; Hannah Struthers 8.66
Discus : Hannah Struthers 25.08 PB
Hammer : Chris Bennett 71.47
Long Jump : Amith Kumar 6.36 PB
The parkrun series of events also started on Saturday and a number of club members took the opportunity to run
Tollcross David Murphy 25.04
Victoria Park Duncan McAuley 19.42
Strathclyde Park Mark McKelvie 16.46, Dan Lowe 18.02
Sunday saw the Roon the Toon 10km in Kilmarnock again seeing a number of club members taking part
5th Jamie Burns 31.09 -PB; 6th Lachlan Oates 31.19; 11th Chris McGarrity 32.23; 39th Iain Burns 35.16
2nd Kayleigh Jarrett 37.25; 5th Holly Morrison 40.32; 12th Kirsten Vieria Da Lux 45.28; 113th Jodie Waite 65.42
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