Special offer on club kit

As we enter December already its that time of the year to start placing club kit orders via Donna Matthews. 

We have discounted the cost of our kit bags. Normally £20 plus £2 for initials now only £18 plus £2 for initials. Plenty currently in stock. 

Any hoodie orders must be in place for 13th December to guarantee xmas delivery. 

A full range of club kit available can be found here. 

Press Release, Tues 29 Nov 2016

It was a Scottish 1-2 at Liverpool’s Sefton Park last Saturday where Callum Hawkins finished a close second behind fellow Olympian Andrew Butchart from Central AC.. Callum’s time 28 minutes 45 seconds for the 10K course.

The race was the final trial for the European Cross Country Championships and the 2 Scots will now lead the GB team in Sardinia next month.

The Liverpool meeting attracts huge numbers from all around the UK and Kilbarchan Athletic Club had a number of other athletes competing in the various age group events, against Britain’s best.

Top twenty places included Laura Stark under 20 women 9th, David McNair under 15 boys 11th,  Alisha Sivell under 15 girls 19th, while in the youngest age group race for under 11 boys, Oliver Patton medalled, finishing 2nd ..

This coming Sunday, the West District Cross Country Championships are at Ayr with the extra incentive of the top runners being selected to represent the West at the Inter District Championships in Edinburgh, early January.

Arthur Smith

West Districts XC Championships, Ayr, Sun 4 Dec 2016

Event: Scottish Athletics West District Cross Country Championships
Date: Sunday 4 December 2016
Venue: Mosshill Industrial Estate, by Ayr, KA6 6BE


The second most important race of the Cross Country season takes place at Ayr on Sunday 4 December, 2016. The event is the selection race for the Inter District Championship. The top 12 finishers qualify automatically with a further 3 places at the discretion of the selectors.

Bus times are as follows:

Bridge of Weir 8.30,
Kilbarchan 8.40,
Johnstone Beith Road 8.40,
Elderslie 8.45,
Paisley Canal St 9.00,
Tesco Garage Renfrew Rd 9.05

The cost is £5


Vehicles travelling south towards Ayr on the A77 – on reaching Ayr, remain on the A77 southbound.

At the third roundabout (Bankfield), take the first exit (signed for Ayr Hospital, A713 Dalmellington/Castle Douglas).

Follow this road for approximately 1 mile (passing the entrance to Ayr Hospital). The venue is on the left.

*IMPORTANT* Officials and vehicles carrying club tents should take the first entrance into the venue, and all other vehicles should take the second entrance. Continue reading West Districts XC Championships, Ayr, Sun 4 Dec 2016

Hawkins qualifies for Euro Cross in Liverpool 

Full Results in the Liveroool tab of this page.

Callum Hawkins will compete for GB at the upcoming Euro Cross Championships after finishing 2nd in Liverpool at Sefton Park behind Scottish counterpart Andrew Butchart.

This will Callum’s third Euros in four seasons having finished 7th and 5th on previous ocassions.

Continue reading Hawkins qualifies for Euro Cross in Liverpool 

Hawkins, Stark & Demspey head Liverpool charge

With 200 scots heading south to Liverpool this weekend we have 3 athletes wearing Scottish vests Callum Hawkins(sen men), Laura Stark(U20w) & Sarah Dempsey(U20w) and another 23 on the start lists(see bottom of page for full list).


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Start-lists are on here (click on Liverpool tab)

Jake Wightman’s father, Geoff, has called it a ‘Scottish invasion’ when on the microphone in Liverpool in the past couple of years and the 2016 version very much promises a repeat – with around 200 athletes Merseyside-bound this weekend. Continue reading Hawkins, Stark & Demspey head Liverpool charge

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