Brian Scally made the long journey to Birmingham to compete in the British Masters 5km Road Championships this weekend. His recent track speed was put to good use as he moved from 5th to 3rd in the final 200m to clinch the bronze medal in a time of 16.56.
Also in England this weekend were club members, Aidan Quinn and Miraji Ahmed, at English Championships in Bedford. Aidan finished 4th in the Triple Jump (14.68) and Miraji finished 8th (14.11). Aidan recently some great news as he clinched a 4 year scholarship to New Mexcio University in USA.
On Saturday 15 of June our Young Athletes made the journey to Perth to complete at the Scottish Athletics Under 12 Superteam Events. Even with the rain and wind all our athletes performed brilliantly with plenty of PB’s . Our Boys A team of Callum Thomson, Cruz Irvin , Haris Adzajilic and Matthew Fox finished 11th in the team event and they are all Under 11’s !! Ben McCluskey, Albert Kalmar, Luke Struthers put in some great performances in the B team doing some PB’s in the 75m, Long Jump, Javelin and Relay.
The Girls A team of Katie Woods, Emma Leiper, Emily Chatham and Chloe Fox finished 43rd team with the B team of Hannah McNicol, Katie Burns,Rosie Burns, Erin Orr finishing 48th
See FULL RESULTS. Also a big thank you should go out to Gary Woods and Alex Mackay for their work with the team and all the parents and family who helped and gave the children all the support and encouragement over a long day.
The following day (Sunday) saw Grangemouth hosting the final YDL Match of the season. The event saw some excellent performances with personal bests and season bests for number of athletes. : – Gregor Campbell (PB 800m & 300m), David Woods (PB 800m & 300m), Jay McCarthy (PB Shot), Scott Anderson (PB Shot), Calvin Owusu (PB Javelin), Erin Kearney (PB 100m, 200m & Long Jump), Chloe Orr (SB 800m), Kamryn Wilson (PB 300m, 800m & Shot), Erin Ellor (PB 1500m), Ruaridh Campbell (PB 200m), Daniel Welsh (PB 100m, 200m &High Jump), Ethan Ofoegbu (PB 75mH & Long Jump), Joseph Reilly (PB 75mH), Adam Clifford (PB 800m), Ide Musse (PB 1500m), Stephen Lynch (PB Long Jump & Shot), Lachlan Maclean (PB Shot), Daisy Owusu (PB 75m & 150m), Sophie Gardner (75m & Long Jump), Violet Campbell (PB 800m), Jessica Grant (PB 1200m), Beatrice Wainwright (PB 70mH), Hannah Struthers (PB Shot & Javelin), Hannah Lynch (PB 100m & 800m)
A big thank you to Gary Woods , Alex Mackay and Joe Brannan for doing their team manager for this event and as any club team manager will tell you not an easy job !!! Also a huge thank you to Elaine Mackay, John Mackay, Mark Grant, David Maclean, Susan Gardner, Katherine Wainwright and Michelle Kearney who helped by doing their officials on the day.
Without all these people giving up their free time people would not be able to compete at any event
Shettleston athletes also ran in the Brian Goodwin Memorial 10km on Friday Night (15th June) and were involved in one of the fastest ever 10km ran on home soil. Luke Traynor (Giffnock) recorded a great time of 28.31 .
5th Mike Deason 31.37, 16th Grant Boyne 33.31, 26th David Houston 35.08, 155th David Murphy 43.07,262nd Cara McCafferty 47.14
On Father’s Day (17th June) a number of members took part in the Men’s Health 10km .
Denis Williams 28th ( 37.38) 1st M55, John Oates 80th (39.43) 2nd M55, Richard Millar 292nd 43.42, Andrew Kirkhope 700th -48.10, Alex MacDonald 733rd -48.36
At the British Army Cadets Championships at Grantham, Scott Anderson won a silver in the 3k Shot with a throw of 9 metres.
Hill Running Results
7 Hills of Edinburgh Race:
9th John Connaghan, 14th Steve Winter, 29th Iain Pender, 32nd Ross Cruickshanks
7 Hills of Edinburgh Challenge:
17th Dougie Porteous
Ultra Trail Scotland 25k Tarsuinn Trail, Arran
7th Walter Henderson
Durisdeer Hill Race:
1st Matt Sullivan
1st Lewis Raeburn PB, 8th Gareth Ellor, 12th Erin Ellor PB, 57th David Murphy
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