John Duffy made the trip to Hamilton for the Chatelherault Country Park Inaugural 6 hour ultra distance Trail Race. An all terrain race, consisting of individuals running as far as possible and relay teams of two doing alternative laps each. The laps were approx 6 k (closer to 5.5K) and for last 45 minutes on completion of the big lap a grass loop of 700m with a bit of a climb.
John was first in the individual race with only one Relay Team in front of him and covered a distance of 40.3 miles. Well done John
Meanwhile over at the Lasswade Cross Country Races saw Elsie Hollywood picking up the Under 17 title, winning by 36 seconds, with teammate Erin Ellor finishing 4th in the Under 15 Race.
At Kirkintilloch this Sunday (3rd Nov) was the Springburn Harriers Schools Cross Country Races, while the official results are not available we have the following provisional results as follows :
1st Johnny Burns U/15 Boys, 2nd Jessica Grant U/15 Girls, 4th Katie Burns U/13 Girls, Joseph Reilly U/13 Boys and Jack Thompson U/11 Boys
Falkirk 1st Michael Paxton , Edinburgh 1st Peter Avent
Tollcross 3rd Chris McGarrity, 7th Gareth Ellor, 11th Erin Ellor, 30th John Sutch, 76th David Murphy
This coming weekend (Sunday 9th Nov 2019) see action moving to Kirkcaldy for the Scottish Athletics National Short Course Cross Country Championships for Under 15 Age Groups and above.
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