Kirsty Costello was on top form competing in the Throws Grand Prix at Livingston last weekend. The 14 year old form Elderslie, beat her own Scottish record twice in the competition, throwing the 3Kg hammer, 55.81m and later 55.91m., which also keeps her at the top of the UK rankings for the event.
Also last week,Euan Gillham won the Kirkintilloch 10K in the good time of 31 minutes 39 seconds.
And ultra runner Lesley McKerral completed her longest by far, the West Highland Way race, over 90 miles from Milngavie to Fort William, in some of the worst conditions of wind and rain for many years, Lesley finishing time 27 hours, 23 minutes and 24 seconds, finishing 100th from 209 starters.
Now in it’s 3rd year the Milngavie trail race continues to be a popular choice for some Kilbarchan athletes, the mixed terrain course offers a tough challenge with some big climbs early on and technical terrain thereafter using the trails around the West Highland Way and Mugdock Country Park.
Robert Snodgrass took his ultra racing season to its longest point with a superb debut run in the West Highland Way trail race, 95 miles from Milngavie to Fort William. Starting at 1am yesterday morning he completed the run last night at 10:32pm to finish 34th out of 159 finishers in 21:32:32.