The Monument Mile Series organised by Central AC returned to the Stirling University track on Friday evening. Fantastic event and the evening was finished by a Sub 4 mile by Ben McMillan (Central AC).Ben was the first home Scot to break the sub 4 mark on home soil since 1985.The last man to do this was Adrian Callan of our club. At our Open Graded Meetings this year we are organising the first Adrian Callan Memorial 800m races for U/15 girls. The Callan family have donated a fantastic trophy and the race will be run in a similar basis as the Derek McLean race – prizes for the first 3 and teeshirts for the 8 who make the final.
Back to the Monument Mile races where Shettleston athletes achieved many PB performances
Katie Woods U/15 PB 5.20.77, Joseph Reilly U/17 PB 5.16.82 , Matthew Fox U/15 PB 4.52.03, Fergus Donnelly SM PB 4.58.37, Charlene McCallum SL PB 5.15, Dan Lowe SM PB 4.50.02, Calum Oates SM 4.58.08, Mark Mckelvie SM PB 4.31.79, Chris McGarrity SM PB 4.25.32, Sam Leslie SM PB 4.25.28
At the recent North District Championships in Inverness Lachlan Oates tested out his northern competitors before his move to Elgin, winning the 5000m race in a time of 15.00.39
Congratulations to Teddy Tchoudja who marked her GB U/20 vest at the Loughborough International with a fantastic 3rd place in a distance of 14.35 in the Shot. It was a double 6th place for Mark Dry (Hammer 66.40) and Angus McInroy (Shot 15.17).
Ross Gollan put in a strong performance to finish fifth after recent injury problems in the Senior Home Hillruning International
Meanwhile Sunday saw our Under 13 and Under 15 travel again to Kilmarnock for the Youth Development League , the club finishing 4th in the match. Please see the link to the full results Results (thepowerof10.info)
Well done everyone and thank you to everyone who helped
It was an otherwise quiet Saturday for the shettleston parkrunners with only a handful of results to report this weekend.
At Tollcross, Arlene McKenna tried to hold off Edinburgh runner Angie Meffan-Main but was overtaken in the latter stages. But in doing so still ran a personal best for 2nd female on the well known hilly but scenic course.
Meanwhile over at Victoria Park, Fergus Donnelly was trying to resume business as usual but was out gunned by Gregor Stewart who took 1st place. 16.39 still a respectable time for Fergus who trains with the club on Mondays at the track.
No hillrunners this weekend at Queens Parkrun, only Andrew Shields who finished in a time of 24.04
Oriam Parkrun will not ring a bell to many but is a new parkrun started in 2019 going around the Heriot Watt University. It is mainly trail and normally attended by Hunters Bog Trotters, Central and Corstorphine runners. Melanie Hayes finished in 29.10. Well done Melanie.
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