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Press Release, Mon 15 Jan 2018

Kilbarchan Athletic Club had a number of athletes competing in the Scottish Interdistricts Cross Country Championships staged in Edinburgh at the weekend.

Outstanding for the Kilbarchan club, was Jack Patton who won the under 15 boys race, his time 13.51 with clubmate Lewis Hannigan 6th in 14.15. Cameron Wright also had a fine run finishing 2nd in the under 17 boys district race and in the Senior womens race, Elspeth Curran continued her recent good form to finish 4th in 22.49 while in the Mens event, Euan Gillham was 10th.

More locally, the Kilbarchan club staged its annual Donald Crawford Trophy 11 mile handicap race, the winner Andy Cochran with Conor Thomson 2nd and Jennifer Rooney 3rd. Fastest scratch time for the hilly 11 mile circuit, was 62 minutes 49 seconds by Callum Matthews, who finished 8th overall. Next on scratch was Connor Thomson 68.01 with Jennifer Rooney fastest scratch lady at 77.59.

Arthur Smith


sportscotland work in clubs and communities research

sportscotland wants to better understand the contribution it makes to building an Active Scotland.  We are supporting sportscotland to run a major national survey of sports club members.  This will inform sportscotland’s future work with clubs and communities.

This is a reminder about the email we sent you in December to ask for your help in encouraging club members to complete the survey below.

There will be a prize draw of all responses, run by us (Research Scotland), and one club will win £1,000 of sports equipment.

The survey is available online here: or through our Facebook page at:, or Twitter – @researchsco. Continue reading sportscotland work in clubs and communities research

David Cunningham

David sadly passed away this week and will be sadly missed by Kilbarchan and the wider Scottish Athletics community.

Details of the funeral which will be held on Saturday 16th December:

10.15am Short service at South Lanarkshire Crematorium, Blantyre

• 12 noon Celebration of Life at Freeland Church Bridge of Weir

1pm Refreshments at Ranfurly Castle Golf Club, Bridge of Weir.