Class from Clydesdale Harrier Kane

CLYDESDALE Harrier Gerry Kane was first club runner to cross the line in the National Cross Country Championships at Callendar Park, Falkirk.

In the 12,000m race he finished in 63mins 16secs, followed by Bobby Young (63.42), Watson Jones (64.34) and Peter Rudzinski (65.23).

Ann Murray, running over 8,000m, was on good form to finish in 36mins 10secs.

The senior Men also running over 12000m had Paul Carroll timed at 48mins 50secs.

In the U13 Boys 3,200m race Brian Aird finished in 16mins 30secs, followed by Lewis Hay (16.47). Under 13 Girls ran the same distance and had Iona Allan finishing in 17.35, followed by Rachel Campbell (20.18).

Under 15 Girls, running 4,000m, had Emily Paxton first in her age group, in 19mins 15secs.

Claire Reid running 4,800m in the U17/20 finsihed in 24mins 58secs.

In the club’s Cross Country Championships which took place at Mugdock, fastest Harrier in the women’s distance - two laps of 4.25 miles - was Ann Murray in 32mins 46secs, followed by Marina McCallum (36.15), Yvonne Green (38.29), Christine Duncanson (50.32), and Marie Rippon (50.32).

Over three laps of about 6.4 miles the men had Paul Carroll fastest, finishing in 44mins 29secs, followed by Iain Robertson (46.10), Hugh Laverty (49.04), Gerry Kane (55.13), Paul McKendry (56.58), Bobby Young (57.58), Watson Jones (58.08), and Peter Rudzinski (61.11).