Category Archives: Road Running

New York Marathon Results, Sun 5 Nov 2017

Euan Carrick completed his 5th marathon and 2nd marathon major this year with a fine 3:03:45 for 1,264th place.

A great time on a notoriously tricky course, congratulations to Euan on a fine performance.

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Chicago Marathon 2017

Grant Sandilands and Norman Groves both ticked off another World Marathon Major in the US as they travelled to and completed the Chicago Marathon under hot and hum conditions.  Both left the Windy City disappointed with their times having really struggled in the heat and humidity but are happy to have completed another world marathon major each which puts Norman on 4 (Boston, Chicago, New York and London) and Grant on 3 (Berlin, Chicago and London) 
Normans finished in 4:11:22 and Grang 3:49:36. David Groves was 4:43:58. 

Press Release, Tues 10 Oct 2017

There was a record turnout of over 100 teams, competing in the George Cummings Road Relays at Houston last Saturday.Race Organisers Kilbarchan Athletic Club, had a good day, dominating the Ladies race to win the Trust Inn Trophy.

Kilbarchan’s winning team included Elspeth Curran, Chloe Simpson and Jennifer Rooney, with Elspeth running the fastest lap, time 14.51. This also won Kilbarchan the Renfrewshire County Road Relay Championship. Kilbarchan also won the over 40s award, team of Sharon Hastie, Una McIntyre and Caroline Cochran. The Kilbarchan B team of Holly Thompson, Elaine Eadie and Libby Sutherland were 6th in the Ladies race and won Bronze medals for finishing 3rd in the County Championships.

Giffnock North won the Mens race and the George Cummings Trophy, their Luke Traynor running the fastest lap, 12.15. Corstorphine AC were 2nd ahead of Inverclyde AC and Cambuslang Harriers with the Kilbarchan team of Euan McKerral, Cameron Wright, Josh Hendry and Callum Hawkins, in 5th place with Callum 2nd fastest overall with a time of time 12.20. The Kilbarchan team were also 3rd in the County Championship.

Scottish Athletics have announced the teams to represent Scotland at the British and Irish Masters International Cross Country race to be held in Londonderry on Saturday 18 November and three Kilbarchan athletes have been selected . Robert Quinn and Robert McCulloch will be in the M50 team and Donald Petrie for the M60 team.

This coming Sunday, the West District Cross Country relay Championships are being staged over Hamilton racecourse.

Arthur Smith

George Cummings Road Relays RESULTS, Sat 7 Oct 2017

SATURDAY 7th October 2017 at Houston, RACE STARTS 2.30pm

KAAC Geo Cummings Results 2017 Updated

Men’s teams of 4, compete for the George Cummings Trophy

Women’s teams of 3 for the Trust Inn Trophy

Declarations at Houston Church Hall, Main Street, Houston, by 2.00pm please.

GEORGE_CUMMINGS Entry Form

Men’s Team of 4 x 2.7 ML (£20 per team)

Women Team of 3 x 2.7 ML (£15 per team)

(non AS members £2 extra)

Prizes to first six men’s teams and first three women’s teams

First Vets teams, men and women

Travel from Glasgow by M8 and then the Johnstone bypass (signposted Irvine. A737), off at Johnstone, turn right, through mini roundabouts, 600m straight through roundabout and follow road approx 2ml to large roundabout, turn left, 1st right, across roundabout down the Main Street in Houston, the church hall is about 50 metres on the left.

On the advice of the police there will be limited parking in Houston Village.  Please follow the parking signs to Gryffe High School, which is 400m from the venue.

Further information from John Rodger 07719 781776

Great Scottish Run 10k & Half Marathon Results, Sun 1 Oct 2017

On Sunday it was the turn of the senior athletes with the 10k starting off the day, just the three Kilbarchan runners in this one

Elspeth Curran was 6th in the women’s race in a time of 36:05, Stuart Kerr 77th overall in 37:37 & Grant Sandilands 151st in 39:55.

Next up was the half marathon with Callum Hawkins looking to defend his title from last year, he lead for the first few miles but as the race headed towards the South side Chris Thompson took hold of the race and opened up a gap. Callum hung on to 2nd for the majority of the second half of the race, closely tracked in behind by Tsegai Twelede who tried to take Callum in a sprint finish but Callum wasn’t to be denied and clinched the Scottish Half Marathon Champion title on the line both clocking 63:18.

Great Scottish Run 10k & Half- Marathon, Oct 1st, 2017 (C)Bobby Gavin

Gemma Rankin made her way through the field to take 4th female in the race and Silver in the Scottish Half Marathon Championships, running 76:37.

Great Scottish Run 10k & Half- Marathon, Oct 1st, 2017 (C)Bobby Gavin

Continue reading Great Scottish Run 10k & Half Marathon Results, Sun 1 Oct 2017

Great Scottish Junior Run Results, Sat 30 Sep 2017

All eyes were on Glasgow this weekend as athletes of all ages raced on the streets in the junior run, 10k & half marathon, Super Saturday kicked things off with the junior run, family mile & toddler dash.

Kilbarchan athlete David McNair kicked off the weekend in style as he dominated the junior run to romp home in 8:35 with club mate Gavin McKay picking up bronze in 9:09.

Oliver Patton was also 3rd in his age category in a time of 9:53.

Loads of great performances in this one, full list below: Continue reading Great Scottish Junior Run Results, Sat 30 Sep 2017

George Cummings Relay, Kilbarchan Entries

If you are a Male/Female Kilbarchan AAC athlete interested in competing please fill out the form below to confirm entry.Athletes under 17 and above are eligible to compete in this one. 
If you are available to volunteer please also fill out the below form confirming status as a volunteer in the message box. 

Date: Saturday 7th October 2017

Location: Houston

Declarations Close: 2:00pm

Race Starts: 2:30pm
Closing date: please confirm entry as early as possible to allow team selections to be organised.

Entry Fee: £5

To confirm entry in this race please fill out the following form: