Club Christmas Races

The club has a series of events planned for the coming weeks as below

Wednesday 26th December – Boxing Day Relay

Burn off some Christmas calories in this team relay – road run around Kibarchan Public Park.

Meeting Location: Kilbarchan Scout Hall

Please declare intention to run at the scout hall by 1pm, so that teams can be arranged
Race Starts: 1:30pm in Kilbarchan Park

Sunday 30st December 2018 – Junior Santa Dash ages 7-12

We have rescheduled the Junior Santa Dash to Sunday 30th December 2018…

This event is a fun event for club members ages 7-12.

The event will be run at the trim trail at the On-X centre meeting at 12:00 for a 12:30 start. It will be roughly 2k and suitable for beginners to take part. Mums and Dads and younger family members also welcome to join in. Wear your santa hats, christmas jumpers, reindeer antlers or tinsel!

There will be medals for age groups 7-8, 9-10 and 11 years and some spot prizes on the day..

If you would like to take part  please complete the form below

Monday 31st December 2018 – Donald Crawford Cup (11-mile handicap) – ages 17+

Meeting Location: Kilbarchan Scout Hall

Please arrive by 1pm
Race Starts: 1:30pm in Kilbarchan Park.

This event is open to club athletes and their guests. The Donald Crawford Cup will be presented to the first placed Kilbarchan AAC club member. Prizes for other positions

To assist with handicaps it would be beneficial if runners could declare an interest in the race by filling out the below form.

Renfrewshire XC Champs – provsional results!

See attached Provisional results from the Renfrewshire XC Championships held in Shanks Park, Johnstone.

Thank you to all the volunteers who helped the club hold the event today, including the parents who stepped up to help, and also the staff in the McMaster centre who provided some much needed hot drinks

There was some lost property left – if you are missing anything please let us know

If there are any queries with results email to

Ren XC 2018 PROVISIONAL results

Scottish Athletics Indoor League (SAIL)

The club have entered teams from U11 – U20 in the SA Indoor league Competitions. These are held at the Emirates arena.

The Dates for the league matches are

  • 1st December 2018
  • 5th January 2019
  • 27th January 2019

All matches start at 14:00

Events competed
U11 60m, 600m, Standing Long Jump
U13 – 60m, 60mH, 200m, 800m, Long Jump, High Jump, Shot Putt
U15-U20 – 60m, 60mH, 200m, 400m (300m U15/17g), 800m, LJ, HJ, Shot Putt

If you are interested in competing please contact your coach who will inform the relevant Team Manager

Any queries please contact

Virgin London Marathon

We have been allocated two places for The 2019 Virgin Money London Marathon Club entry system.

One of our road runners, Ian Fraser has applied and been successful in securing a place meaning we have one further place on offer.

If any club member would like to be considered for this place – please email Elaine Green at, by 30th November 18 if there is more than one athlete interested, a ballot will be held.

Renfrewshire Cross Country Championships

Renfrewshire Cross Country Championships – Sunday November 25th 2018. 

Entries now closed – over 400 entries received across all age groups!

The race will be held at Shanks Park, 64 Quarrelton Road, Johnstone, PA5 8NH

Changing, Declarations and Presentations at McMasters Sports Centre.
U11 to meet at 10.30am to get numbers and check out the course route. All other athletes should meet at least 1 hour before their race.

Athletes should come dressed warmly, with hoodie/tracksuit, hats and gloves etc

For the race wear running shorts/ tights and your club vest or t-shirt. We will have limited loan vests available for older age groups. There will be tops available for sale on the day. 
If you do not have a club running vest please bring a plain coloured top to run in.

Maps of the course will be available on the day.

This is an individual cross country event and athletes will run in a race with their own age group, running the distances below. 

Race start times –

Boys u11 1mile 12.00
Girls u11 1mile 12.15
Boys u13 2 miles 12.30
Girls u13 2 miles 12.30
Boys u15 2 miles 13.00
Girls u15 2 miles 13.00
Men u17 3 miles 13.30
Women u17 3 miles 13.30
Sen Men (incl u20s) 6 miles 14.00 
Senior Women(incl u20’s) 4 miles 14.00

There will be medals for 1st, 2nd and 3rd in each youth age group and team medals for club positions

Presentations for young athletes at approx 2.15pm, Seniors at approx 3.15pm.

Any queries please email to – phone contact on the day for emergencies Jeni Thomson 07773 742334

Scottish Club Champions award

The club were this week presented with the Inter Club Championship award for U20 throws

This was awarded for the efforts of our hard working throws group.

U20 athletes involved include

Andrew Costello Hammer, discus and shot

Cameron Stark Hammer

Heather Fawcett Hammer and discus

Ellie Fulton Javelin

Congratulations to the athletes and coaches Jim Green and Karen Costello.

See letter below with further details of how the award system works

2018 has been another year of outstanding success for Scotland’s athletes on the international stage from the Commonwealth Games in the Gold Coast to the European Championships in Berlin and beyond. The sport domestically continues to grow and go from strength to strength.

We have made a few adjustments to the Inter Club Championships this year with the introduction of the Event Specific Series. Clubs have been split by membership size into three categories – Category A for the largest clubs, down to C for the smaller clubs. The championship has also been extended to include various event specific events and Open Graded Meetings in addition to all scottishathletics championships including for the first time Combined Events.

An athletes best 3 scores, calculated from the SATS performance tables have been included in the club totals. This has resulted in 2046 athletes from 97 affiliated clubs recording 7101 performances. A true reflection that every performance counts.

The years role of honour is listed below:

2018 Roll of Honour

U20 Endurance Lasswade AAC

U20 Throws Kilbarchan AAC

U17 Overall Edinburgh AC

U17 Sprints Shetland AAC

U17 Jumps Edinburgh AC

U17 Endurance Giffnock North AC

U17 Throws Inverness Harriers AAC

U15 Overall Giffnock North AC

U15 Sprints Shetland AAC

U15 Jumps Shetland AAC

U15 Endurance Giffnock North AC

U15 Throws Shetland AAC

U13 Overall Shetland AAC

Overall Club Category A Edinburgh AC

Overall Club Category B Inverness Harriers

Overall Club Category C Shetland AAC

Performance Club Category A Edinburgh AC

Performance Club Category B Inverness Harriers Performance Club Category C Shetland AAC

Senior Overall Aberdeen AAC

Senior Sprints Aberdeen AAC

Senior Jumps VP-Glasgow AC

Senior Endurance Aberdeen AAC

Senior Throws VP Glasgow AC

U20 Overall Aberdeen AAC

U20 Sprints Aberdeen AAC

U20 Jumps Edinburgh AC

Clubs who topped the table in each of these categories receive a dedicated logo for use on their


A huge thank you must go to Arnold Black who has provided the SATS scoring tables.

Best Regards

Moira Maguire

Convenor – scottishathletics Track & Field Commission

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