See below results from the George Cumming Relays – a great day and start to the winter season with wins for Kilbarchan AAC fielding strong teams. Each athlete runs a leg of 2.7 miles with 4 men and 3 ladies in a team.
The Ladies team of Elspeth Curran, Christina Rankin and Kerry MacAngus took Gold in 44:44 well clear of Shettleston Harriers in 47:42 and Giffnock North in 49:38. The Mens team of Euan Gillham, Cameron Wright, Connor MacLean and Derek Hawkins also taking Gold ahead of strong Shettleston and Cambusland Harriers teams.
The fastest Male competitor of the day being Euan Gillham in 12:41, and for the ladies, Elspeth Curran,14:23 both Kilbarchan AAC athletes.
The event doubles up as the Renfrewshire County Relay Championship and with the men and Ladies also taking this title. The young U17 Ladies team of Alisha Sivell, Laine Alemu and Eilidh Gibson finished in 50:57 to claim Bronze medals. The young mens team finshed 4th in the Renfrewshire competition in 55:56 Callum Matthews, Andrew MacAngus, Robbie Ferguson and Lewis Hannigan, who posted the fasted U17 time of the day.
The full results are listed below
Cummings 2018 Male Teams
Cummings 2018 Male Individual
Cummings 2018 Female Teams
Cummings 2018 Female Individual
KAAC Cummings Summary Prizewinners
Congratulations to Craig Kennedy, one of our young coaches, who was awarded Young Volunteer of the Year at the recent Renfrewshire Leisure Awards.
Very well deserved!
Euan Gillham produced another fantastic performance to take the Gold in the Baxters River Ness 10k.
Racing along the banks of the River Ness Euan came home in first place in 30:22, ahead of Kenny Wilson, Moray Road Runners 30:33 in 2nd and 3rd place John Newsom, Inverness Harriers AAC 32:13
Running the marathon at the same event Steven Hill Position 130 Time 3:14:38 – well done on a great performance
Full marathon results here and 10k results here
Euan pictured below with Ladies winner Jenny Bannerman from Inverness
Picture with Thanks from Loch Ness Marathon FB page
Due to weather conditions Renfrewshire Leisure have suspended all outdoor facilities for safety reasons and the track at On-X has been closed
There will be no athletics training groups on Wednesday 19th September.
Results now in!
See below link to todays results
KAAC Club T&F Champs 2018
Congratulations to all who took part, quite a few athletes competing for the very first time and a number of great results.
Congratulations to John Kynaston who finished 21st in 34:33:04 in the 135 mile ultra held over 3 days, Friday 31st August to Sunday 2nd September 2018 around the island of Anglesea in North Wales
Full Race Results with splits
John’s Race report on his blog
THE GEORGE CUMMINGS RELAYS
6th October 2018
Open Road Relay race (register on the day)
George Cummings Trophy Entry Form
Men’s Team of 4 x 2.7 ML (£20 per team) – U17+ only
Women Team of 3 x 2.7 ML (£15 per team) – U17+ only
(non Scottish Athletics members £2 extra)
Men’s teams of 4, compete for the George Cummings Trophy
Women’s teams of 3 for the Trust Inn Trophy
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 NO 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