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Kilmacolm Running Festival Results, Sun 10 Sep 2017


In the Girls 3k race Laine Alemu (11:14) was 1st in the 14-16 category, closely followed by Libby Sutherland (11:47) & Eilidh Gibson (11:51).

Abbie Alemu (12:01) was 2nd Girl in the 12-13 category with Sarah Forbes (12:23) 3rd.

Over in the 10k Caroline Cochran was 3rd female in a time of 44:07.

The Summer Championships concluded with the Kilmacolm Half Marathon & Stirling 10k, Ryan Waldron was 17th in the Half in 1:27:05 to take maximum points. Martin Dougall was next in 35th running 1:37:12, Norman Groves finished 50th in 1:41:07 & Andrew Cochran 55th in 1:42:51.


Reekie becomes Senior 800m Champion

Jemma Reekie turned her attention to the shorter distance to race over 800m (only her second outdoor 800m this season) against some serious senior competition, including defending champion Mhairi Hendry(VP Glasgow).

Jemma drove off the final bend to pass Hendry in the home straight, running  2:08.39 in a gutsy run to take gold.

Scottish Athletics Senior & U17 Championships, Aug 27th, 2017 (C)Bobby Gavin

Senior 800m women (video)

Kerry MacAngus followed later in the 1500m senior women’s race with a fine 3rd place in 4:31.85.

Senior 1500m women (video)

Also over 1500m, Cameron Wright was 3rd place in the Under 17 men’s race in a time of 4:04.66, with Andrew MacAngus following him home for 4th in 4:05.25 & Michael Simson 6th in 4:06.30.

U17 Men’s 1500m

In the Senior Men’s Hammer Andrew Costello struck Silver with a good opening throw of 53.78m,  following on from his U20 gold last weekend at Scotstoun.

Cameron Stark was also in medal form in the hammer, taking bronze at Under 17 level with 42.66m his best on the day.

Full U17/Senior Meeting Results

Costello double gold at English U15 Championships

Kirsty Costello was in superb form again at the weekend, travelling to Bedford to compete in the Javelin and Hammer at U15 level.

Her first Javelin throw of the day turned out to be the winning one as her 43.70m Scottish Under 15 record throw earned her the first Gold medal of the day.

Next up in the Hammer it was Gold again as 57.11m was enough to win the event.

Congratulations to Kirsty and coach Jim Green on this performance and a superb season of record breaking throwing.

Scottish Age Group Championships Report

The Scottish Age groups Championships started at Scotstoun last weekend and there were some top performances by local athletes representing Kilbarchan Athletic Club.

In the under 15 girls events, Kirsty Costello won the Hammer throwing 55.18metres, a Championship best performance and Kirsty also won the Javelin with 37.73m.

In the under 20 boys events, Cameron Wright won the 2000m steeplechase, time 6 minutes 14.12 seconds and Andrew Costello won the Hammer with 55.89metres.

There were Bronze medals for Shona Ross for the under 20 girls Triple Jump (11.80m); Ellie Fulton under 20 girls Javelin (39.67m), Kerry MacAngus under 20 girls 1500m (4.56.09) and Praise Olatoke for the under 20s 100m (10.82s). Also for Michael Cairns under 17 boys 400m Hurdles (59.95s) and for Jack Patton under 15 boys 1500metres (4.21.65).

Arthur Smith

Reekie dominates the mile in Manchester

European Junior 1500m Champion Jemma Reekie was running for the GB Junior Team over 1 mile last night in a classy field at the English Manchester International, Sportcity.

The youngest athlete in the race (in what was her debut mile) stormed away from Charlene Thomas (PB of 4:27 over 1 mile) with 200m to go to win convincingly in a time of 4:40.55.

Congratulations to Jemma on another fantastic performance.

Race Video

Scottish Athletics Report

Hawkins 4th in World Championships Marathon

Callum Hawkins produced another amazing performance as he finished 4th in the World Championships marathon on the streets of London cheered on by a raucous home crowd round the 4 lap course.

A trademark strong finish some Callum advance up the field in the closing stages to agonisingly miss out on a podium place for 4th in a New PB of 2:10:17.

15k in the lead pack (photo by Ewan McKerral)