Press Release, Tues 12 Apr 2016

Kilbarchan Athletic Club road runners were in action in various parts of Scotland last weekend

The annual Round the Houses 10K at Grangemouth attracted an entry of over 1000 and Hayley Haining was in good form, finishing 2nd in the Womens race in 34 minutes 32 seconds, also winning the veterans category. Catherine Stewart and Ryan Waldron also did well to break the 40 minutes barrier.

There were also over 300 runners at the Tom Scott 10 mile Road Race round Strathclyde Park. Euan Carrick had a good run to finish in 58 minutes 48 seconds with Robert McCulloch finishing in 60.40. Grant Sandilands, Norman Groves and Julia Wylie also putting in good performances while Robin Scott won the over 70s category in an impressive 70 minutes 54 seconds.

There were also parkruns taking place all over the country, involving many local runners, most notable being Callum Matthews who won the 5K race at Pollok Park, in 16.15 and Ruth Harrison also ran at Pollok before turning out the next day for the Grangemouth event. Norman Groves was another glutton for punishment, running in the Victoria Park run on Saturday and the Tom Scott race on Sunday ..

 Arthur Smith


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