The first weekend of 2019 saw the first busy weekend in the Indoor Track and Field Season. Every weekend until the European Championships in March 2019 see events at the Emirates Arena.
On Friday saw the GAA Miler Meeting with 6 club members completing in the Scottish Indoor 3000m Championships, Lewis Raeburn was in the B race were he finished 7th in 8.53.24. Gregor Campbell lost his shoe in his race and dropped out after about the 1200m mark, he was given a place in the C race where he ran a PB of 9.39.53. Lucas Cheskin also ran a PB with a time of 9.04.72. Peter Mackie finished 11th in a PB of 9.37.24 with Brian Scally running 9.45.84. Jennifer Martin running in her first Indoor Race finished 4th in a time of 10.50.58.
Saturday morning saw the turn of the club younger members competing at the 2nd Indoor League Match of the Season at the Emirates. While we do not have the full results as yet we know that we had a least 26 personal bests from Ross Martin (60m), Michael Conteh (60m, 400m), Sophie Gardner (60m, 60m Hurdles), Ethan Ofeogbu (60m, Shot), Chloe Fox (60m), Katie Burns (60m), Oliver Elder (60m, St Long, Jump), Jay Simpson(60m, 600m), Daniel McFall (60m, 600m), Ruaridh Collins (60m), Hannah McNicol (60m, St Long Jump), Rebecca Peacock (60m), Mark Clifford (600m), Imogen Millar (600m), Maynard Conteh (60m Hurdles), Jonathan Hooper (60m Hurdles, Long Jump), Ben McLuskey (60m Hurdles), Violet Campbell (60m Hurdles), Emily Chatham (Shot). Well done everyone !
Some recent results on the hills from New Year week :
01/01/19 Aonoch Mor uphill – Victoria Leiper 69th (10th lady)
01/01/19 Lenzie 9km – Robert Simpson (1st 28.02), John Duffy (5th 33.07)
02/01/19 Greenmantle Dash -Peter Mackie (7th )(1st MV40)
05/01 Callander Crags – Jethro Lennox 1st. John Duffy 11th
Tollcross : 1st Jamie Burns PB, 4th Kasey Fraser, 5th Theo Carter, 6th John Duffy, 7th David Murphy, 31st Mhairi Donaldson (2nd F), 73rd Susan Fraser
Victoria Park : 25th Duncan McCauley
Pollock : 324th Craig Mitchell
Strathclyde : 5th Walter Henderson
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