Scottish Athletics Thistle Awards

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The club has signed up to register for the Scottish Athletics Thistle Awards – this means that young athletes can start working towards gaining certificates depending on their results. These awards come in Purple, Bronze, Silver and Gold.

More info can be found on the website – https://www.scottishathleticsthistleawards.org.uk/

Look out for news coming soon for the first counting event..

 

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Silver Success

Congratulations to Jemma Reekie who had a fantastic race in the British Athletics Championships to take the Silver medal in the 1500m behind Laura Weightman.

Jemma once again produced a Personal Best performance, of 4.09.10  in what was her first British Championships as a Senior athlete.

The race meeting doubled as a Trials Event for the upcoming European Championships in Berlin, with the first two places gaining selection should they meet the standard time of 4:07.00.JR

Picture supplied from Facebook

 

Volunteers Required!

Renfrewshire Leisure are looking for volunteers for the upcoming athletics camps held at On-X. These camps are for young athletes.

Details

Week 1 9-13th July 10-3pm

Week 2 16th-20th July 10-3pm

Volunteers will be assisting the lead coaches setting up, running warm ups and cool downs and helping some of the younger pupils take part.

Volunteers can do single days or a camp.

If you are interested or can assist please contact

Donnie Wood

School Sport Competitions Officer

Renfrewshire Leisure

Email – donnie.wood@renfrewshire.gov.uk

www.renfrewshireleisure.com

OGM – Start lists now online!

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starting_lists

See Start lists for Open Graded Meeting at Linwood For Tuesday 26th June 2018

  • Registration will open at 5.45pm and will close 30 minutes before the published start time of each event event or at 7.30pm, whichever is earlier. All athletes are required to collect their athlete number before this time.

Please note the revised timetable with Hammer event now starting at 18:00 hours. There will be no access to the back straight during this event.

Timetable Linwood 26th June

More results!

Andrew Murphy last weekend travelled to the Arona International Combined Events Meeting in Tenerife and was rewarded with a Personal Best result in the Decathlon.

Andrew amassed a total of 7350 points which takes him to the sixth best all-time for a Scot

Well done to Andrew, his family and coach Colin.

Here is Andrew’s results for each event

Andrew Murphy 7,350 (6 AT) (2018-1)

100m. 11.27/+0.4,

Long Jump 7.22/+1.1 (2018-4),

Shot Putt 13.33,

High Jump 1.82,

400m 50.53

110mH 15.23/+0.9,

Discus 40.03,

Pole Vault 4.55,

Javelin 52.82,

1500m 4:41.72

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