Kilbarchan AAC celebrate 40th Anniversary, Sat 28 Feb 2015

Thanks to everyone who came to the anniversary dinner, we hope you enjoyed the night. 
Some notes in the club history by Arthur Smith. 
1924 is the oldest recorded formation of the club, tho’ it is likely that there was something prior.
In 1924, one of the members was Nat Hayes, like David Cummings, a member of Paisley Harriers. Nat continued to run for Paisley Harriers but around 1930, began to compete for Kilbarchan and was one of their top runners.
Later in life, Nat became Provost of Johnstone. He died a number of years ago but there is still a family link to the club as his granddaughter is Elaine Eadie, who had been a regular member of the girls group in recent years ..
After the apparent demise of the club in 1955, organisation was still there to keep going the annual Kilbarchan Relay for the Marshall Trophy and there were some efforts to get the Club going again. The most successful prior to 1974, was in 1963, which lasted for 2 years. In 1964, the club won the boys race at the South West District XC Champs, a member of the team being Gardner Masson. 

Date: Saturday 28th February 2015
Venue: River Inn, Houston, PA6 7AW
Price: £35.00 per head

Please contact Jim Goudie to purchase tickets:



Oak Smoked Salmon, brown Bread, Capers & Lemon
Whole Roasted Sirloin of Beef, Creamed & Roast Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Rich Burgundy Sauce
Cream Filled Profiteroles, Chocolate Sauce & Toasted Almonds
Tea Coffee & Shortbread

Any dietary requirements will be catered for


7.00pm Arrival Canapes & Prosecco
TBC Dinner is served
9.30pm  Speakers to commence
10.30pm Entertainment (Jamie MacArthur)
1.00am Close


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