THREE Garscube Harriers members competed in the Glasgow parkrun 5k race at Pollok Park on Saturday. Dave Robertson finished in 5th place in 18mins 1sec.
Lindsay Robertson set a race pb of 22mins 50secs when she finishing in 40th position and Andrew Bell came in 162nd out of 194 runners in 31:44. Two Garscube ladies turned out for the Marymass 10k Road Race at Irvine on Sunday August 26. Lesley Chisholm was first lady vet to finish the race in 8th place overall in 36mins 52secs and Ali Winship finished in 23rd place in 40mins 4secs. Also on this Sunday three Garscube members turned out for the Paisley 10k Road Race. Results were: 183rd Chris Kilshaw - 45:18, 226th Tony Hall - 46:38 and 306th Ian Grant - 48:51. Yong athletes Alastair Stanley and Callum McKay were in action on 25th and 26th August at the National Age Group Championships at Grangemouth Stadium. Alastair competed in the U/18 category and was 2nd in the 1500m Steeplechase in 4:28.53, narrowly missing out on gold by 0.03 seconds. Also 2nd in the Pole Vault with a height of 3.20m and 4th in the 400m Hurdles in 59.81 Callum competed in the U/16 category and did the very hard 100m - 400m double. In the 100 he qualified for the section 2 final with a time of 12.68, and ran 12.93 in the final. In the 400m he qualified for the the final with PB of 55.61 and came 5th in the final in 55.84. This was an excellent performance in only his first year competing.