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Reekie sets massive 1500m PB in Birmingham

After double U20 age group championships Gold medals Jemma Reekie was in sparkling form at the World Championships Trials at the Alexander Stadium in Birmingham.

Recent selection for the European U20 Championships has buoyed Jemma who qualified for Sunday’s final with a new PB of 4:14.27 for 4th in the heats on Saturday afternoon.

Going into Sunday’s final the field was stacked with the likes of Laura Weightman and Jessica Judd leading the way. Jemma ran superbly well digging deep to finish 7th and taking another 2 seconds off her PB with a 4:12.28 which has her 2nd on the Scottish all-time list at U20 age group.

Also an overall Kilbarchan club record, quicker than Claire Gibson’s senior 4:13.56 record set at Scotstoun BMC meeting back in August 2012.

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Men’s 10k Results, Sun 18 Jun 2017

With the women’s 10k two weeks previous it was the turn of the men to pound the streets of Glasgow on a warm Sunday morning. The route took the runners from the Riverside Museum, over to Glasgow Green before returning to the finish in George Square.

Photo from Kenny Phillips

Robert McCulloch showed his form once again to come home 1st M50 (15th overall) in a season’s best of 36:21.

Donald Petrie followed not far behind with a very impressive 37:36 to finish 31st (1st M55-59) in one of his final races as an M55.

Martin Begg finished 78th in 39:46 & Neil Maclean 1523rd in 57:59.

Congratulations to everyone who ran.

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Reekie double Gold at U20 EA Championships

Jemma Reekie travelled South again this weekend to head for the Bedford track at the U20 British Championships which also hosted as the European Athletics U20 trials.

Jemma enjoyed double gold in both the 1500m and 3000m events to cap a memorable weekend of tough track racing.

In the 1500m on Saturday it was a close finish but Jemma closed down Harriet Knowles-Jones to edge home first in 4:18.38.

She enjoyed a more favourable gap in the 3000m to break clear and win by almost five seconds in 9:37.22.

Congratulations to Jemma, coach Andy Young & family for a magnificent performance and season so far.

3000M Video

Post race comment from Jemma:

They said the double would be tough and it bloody was but … I’m double British champ!!! Over 3K & 1500. Europeans here I come🎉 thanks to my fab group and coach 👏🏼

Shona Ross was also in action to finish 6th in the U20w Triple Jump with an 11.94m (w/a) jump.


Brian Goodwin 10k wins for Hawkins & Curran

Callum Hawkins and Elspeth Curran both ran out dominant winners at the Brian Goodwin 10k in Pollok Park last night. Callum broke the course record in a chip time of 29:12, Luke Traynor (Giffnock North) was neck and neck with Callum at halfway but pulled away midway through and won comfortably. 

Elspeth Curran ran 36:25 to take the win in the women’s race. 

Tony Carroll was 91st in 39:07, Andy Cochran 237th in 46:25 with Brian Graham 346th in 53:04. 

Well done everyone who ran in warm but nice conditions. 

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Press Release, Wed 17 May 2017

The West District Track and Field Championships were staged at Kilmarnock last weekend and Kilbarchan Athletic Club had a number of successes.

Andrew Murphy won two senior titles, the Long Jump clearing 6.57metres, also the Pole Vault with a 4.50metres clearance, while Krishawn Aiken won the 200m in 21.4 seconds and Martin Lipton won the 400m Hurdles, time 53.27 seconds.

Mia Shepherd won the Ladies 100m Hurdles (18.06) and in the under 20s girls competition, Erin Campbell won the sprint Hurdles (15.84s), Kerry MacAngus won the 800m ( 2.13.18) and the 1500m (4.32.71), Heather Fawcett  won the Hammer (39.30m) and Ellie Fulton won the Javelin (36.36m)

In  the under 17s age groups, Kirsty Costello was a double winner  taking the  girls Javelin with 34.70m and the Hammer (50.86m) while for the boys,  David McNair won the 800m, 2.01.94 and Cameron Stark won the Hammer (40.49m).

Arthur Smith

Dumbarton 10k Results, Thurs 11 May 2017

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Photos by Kenny Phillips

Robert McCulloch continued his impressive form at the 10,000m track race to finish 2nd V50 last night at the Dumbarton 10k in 36:35.

Ryan Waldron followed up his Houston 10k run at the weekend running just outside 38 minutes with 38:01.

Race walker David Mushet continued his Malaga preparations with a sub 70 mins finish to come home in 1:09:29.

David Mushet (photo by Kenny Phillips)

Self Transcendence 5K Results (Inc Scottish Championships)

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Euan Gillham battered through the wind on the Silverknowes promenade to finish 3rd U20 (13th overall) in a top quality field in 15:02 for 5km.

Scott MacAulay competed in his first 5k road race since 2013 to PB by 1 second, running 15:49 in 36th

Robbie Ferguson ran well to finish 71st in 16:22, a 24 seconds PB for the distance.

Elspeth Curran was 134th in 17:23, Stuart Kerr 173rd in 17:44, Robert McCulloch 179th in 17:48 & Sarah Dempsey 251st (6th U20 female) in 18:45.