Tuesday 28th August saw the 2nd of the Milnbank Housing Association Shettleston Harriers Open Graded Meetings at GC Crownpoint. Firstly can the club give a Big Thank You to our sponsors Milnbank Housing Association and Run4 it for their support. These events only run with the work of many volunteers, thank you to all the officials and helpers who gave up their free time. Also a big thank to the staff at Crownpoint for all their work.
The highlight of the evening was the Derek McLean Memorial Under 15 800m Final which was won by Jacob Luc of Giffnock North AC from the front, in 2.02.69, Gregor Collins made the trip from the Borders to pick up the silver with Oscar Logan of Law & District in bronze position.
For the first time the club along with the meeting’s sponsors, Milnbank Housing Association , had a 4 x 100m Mixed Relay for the local primary schools. St Denis’ Primary School picked up the gold medal in the inaugural race with St Anne’s Primary School chasing them hard in the silver postion. Well done everyone.
The 100m saw Jack Guthrie of the home club run a PB in 11.04secs, Stephen Johnston (Kilbrachen) was the fastest 200m runner with a time of 23.42. Under 13 Shettleston Harrier, Michael Conteh, moved into 3rd in the Scottish rankings with a 26.86. The Race Riders race over 400m saw Lauren Gallagher of Red Star coming home first from team mate Jess Bradley. A 52.56 400m saw Under 17 Brodie Young take the honours.
The 1500m with 8 heats was the busiest event on the night. With good conditions for running 1500m there was plenty of PB’s. Heat 1 saw Peter Cameron of Edinburgh AC getting the better of Shettleston’s Jamie Burns and Giffnock’s Nikolai Gajic , both Under 20’s.
The 5000m saw Kevan Harvey (Cambuslang) winning with a time of 15.21.31 from Inverclyde’s Cameron Watson.
In the field Anna McDowell (Shettleston) 4.04, Ethan Ofeogbu (Shettleston ) 3.99 and Imogan Mather (Giffnock) 3.96 were the top 3 in the Long Jump.
The discus saw Jay McCarthy throwing the furthest distance with 30.95. In the Shot Murdo Masterson made the trip from Argyll to throw a 14.54 in the shot.
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