Again this weekend saw club members competing all over the UK .

Firstly the attention switched to the East of Scotland on Friday evening for the Scottish National 5km Road Championships. Bright sunshine and a stiff breeze faced the athletes on the scenic Silverknowes course along the River Forth.

Peter Avent (7th)was first home from the club in PB performance of 14.33 in a high class field won by Jonny Glen of Inverclyde (14.26).With Lachlan Oates (13th 14.43) and Chris McGarrity (44th 15.23). The club may have been 4th in the team race.

Othe senior men to toe the line were Calum Oates (143rd 16.37) and Iain Burns M40 (148th 16.43).

Jamie Burns running for Glasgow University raced from his final exam to finish 28th in a time of 15.08

The ladies were represented by Avril Mason who took silver in the W40 age group  (18.22) finishing 27th overall. Holly Morrison (45th 19.13 PB ) and Kirsty Mann( 71st 20.27 PB ) completed the clubs athletes  at the championships. 

Saturday saw our Throwers and Jumpers travelling to Grangemouth for the SA Throws & Jumps Grand Prix. Chloe Fox throw 24.75m in the Javelin; Morgan Findlay 10.82m Triple Jump, David Little 45.53m Hammer. Meanwhile Teddy Tchoudja travelled to Manchester for the National League winning her Shot Putt for the Glasgow Jaguars Track and Field Club.

Sunday saw action at a sunny Crownpoint with Division 2 and 3 of the CSSL. While we do not have all the confirmed results we know we had a number of personal bests and some great wins. It looks like we have own the first match. Firstly well done to all our athletes and thank you. A VERY HUGE THANK YOU to all the parents, officials and volunteers as without you events would not go ahead

Parkrun Report 07/05/22

It was the 9th anniversary of the Tollcross Parkrun with David Murphy first club member home in 14th place followed by Arlene McKenna in 39th place and Gerry Mason in 53rd place.

Over to the west end for the popular and fast Victoria Parkrun where Dan Lowe worked hard to take first place.

Still staying west but to the hills of Ruchill, Mark McColl improved on last week’s run with 3rd place.

Moving north to Springburn Scott Mckelvie took first place not long after his marathon a number of weeks ago and Holy Morrison followed this up with 3rd place and first woman.

Drumpellier Parkrun only had one Shettleston Harrier present with Andrew Shields in 66th place. The parkrun was won by Robert Souter whom many members may remember running for the club in past years. 

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