Category Archives: Trail Running

Press Release, 27 Jun 2017

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.

Arthur Smith

Milngavie Trail Race Results, Sun 4 Jun 2017

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.

Full Results

Jennifer Rooney & John Kynaston both returned for the 3rd year in a row with Jennifer looking to defend her title and course record. Continue reading Milngavie Trail Race Results, Sun 4 Jun 2017

Glentress Trail 1/2 & Marathon Results, Sat 25 Feb 2017

If you thought conditions at Falkirk on Saturday where bad then it didn’t improve any as three of our athletes battled through the races at Glentress.

The route consisted of one loop for the half marathon and two full loops for the marathon. The weather deteriorated quite badly on the second lap making it a tough day out for our hardy competitors.

Robert & Lesley are both training towards the west Highland Way race this year, Robert returning after his first completion last year with Lesley making her debut at the race this year.

Half marathon
Gavin Highgate 2:08:17 58th

Marathon
Robert Snodgrass 4:24:24 15th
Lesley McKerrall 6:43:33 166th

WHW results, Sat 18 Jun 2016

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. 

Some photos of his great day out. 

A huge well done to Robert and his support crew.