Garscube Harriers in action

There were race PBs galore for Garscube Harriers at the annual Summer League outing to the Glasgow Parkrun 5k at Pollok Park.

Results were: 2nd Alex Chalmers – 17:25 (race PB), 3rd Andrew Gibson – 17:33 (race PB), 4th Alan Blair – 17:34 (race PB), 7th Danny Burns – 17:41 (PB), 13th Stevie Kilpatrick – 19:01 (PB), 23rd Thomas Wilson – 19:42, 24th Katie White – 19:45, 31st David Dickson – 20:06, 37th Laura Devine – 20:17, 38th Craig Brown – 20:18, 49th Charlene McCallum – 21:06, 82nd Emma Wilson – 22:22 (race PB), 89th Paul Bassett – 22:33, 102nd Stephen Wilson – 23:08, 110th Allan Wallace – 23:25, 115th Kieran McLaughlin – 23:39, 135th Morag Casey – 24:24 (race PB), 151st Bev Chalmers – 24:51 (race PB), 206th Caroline Dow – 27:35 (race PB), 234th Mhairi McCallum – 29:16, 255th Alice Wilson – 30:22 (race PB) and 287th Joan Morris – 31:53 (race PB). 332 finished.

Twenty nine members of Garscube Harriers turned out for the final race of the Polaroid Eyewear series of races, the Vale of Leven 10k on Sunday, June 9.

Alex Chalmers was first home in 19th place in 35 minutes 04 seconds. The times of the other members competing were: Danny Burns – 35:27, Stephen Porteous – 37:46, John McLaughlin - 37:47, Steven Alexander – 38:51, Chris Kilshaw – 39:50, Duncan McKellar – 41:11, Diane Clark – 41:17, Kenny Macanna – 42:03, Craig Brown – 42:15, Andrew Bradley – 42:27, Paul Coia – 43:41, Fiona MacCormick – 45:17, Chloe McAdam – 46:35, Allan Jenkins – 46:42, Frank Krievs – 47:32, Morag Casey – 47:51, Joanne Robertson – 48:31, Kieran McLaughlin – 48:54, Lynette Harkins – 49:21, Bev Chalmers – 50:29, Raghbir Singh – 51:31, Peter Dow – 51:44, Gordon Colligan – 53:57, Harjeev Dhillon – 55:14, Caroline Dow – 56:23, Heather McKillop 56:23, Isobel Martin – 1:02:47 and Joan Morris – 1:05:28. 714 finished.

Two members of the Harriers Junior Section competed in the Scottish Schools Athletic Association Secondary Schools Track and Field Championships at Grangemouth Stadium.

Alastair Stanley representing the High School of Glasgow was the winner of the Over 17 Boys 2000 metres steeplechase in 6 minutes 17.16 seconds and came in 3rd in the Discus with a throw of 33.23 metres while Callum McKay (Boclair Academy) was 4th in Heat 3 of the 15-17 year old boys 400 metres in 55.42 seconds.

Alastair finished 3rd in the 400 metres hurdles in 57.02 seconds and Callum was 15th in the Long Jump in 5.19 metres.

The Garscube Harriers Juniors were in action in the second match this year of the Youth Development League Division 2 at Grangemouth Stadium on Sunday, June 2 competing with Kirkintilloch Olympians in the East Dunbartonshire Team and helping the team to achieve 2nd place with 561 points.

Garscube performances were: 100 Metres Under 13 Boys B String – 6th Bryan Donaldson – 16.91. 100 Metres Under 15 Boys B String – 5th Huw Morgan – 16.04. 200 Metres Under 13 Boys B String – 2nd Ross Chapman – 30.31. 200 Metres Under 15 Boys B String – 2nd Euan McArthur – 28.83. 300 Metres Under 15 Boys A String – 6th Calum Esler – 45.43. 800 Metres Under 13 Boys A String – 7th Josh Irvine – 2:35.43.

800 Metres Under 15 Boys A String – 7th Ewan McArthur – 2:44.04. 1500 Metres Under 13 Boys B String – 1st James Cathro – 5:17.89. 1500 Metres Under 15 Boys B String – 2nd Cody Stevenson – 5:23.50. 75 Metres Hurdles Under 13 Boys B String – 4th Bryan Donaldson – 17.59. 80 Metres Hurdles Under 15 Boys B String – 2nd Cody Stevenson – 17.38. Long Jump Under 13 Boys B String – 7th James Cathro – 3.16. Long Jump Under 15 Boys B String – 5th Cody Stevenson – 3.16. High Jump Under 13 Boys A String – 5th Bryan Donaldson – 1.25. High Jump Under 15 Boys B String – 3rd Ewan McArthur – 1.25. Javelin Under 15 Boys A String – 8th Huw Morgan – 10.40. Shot Putt Under 13 Boys B String – 3rd Ross Chapman – 4.75. Shot Putt Under 15 Boys B String – 6th Huw Morgan – 4.45, Discus Under 15 Boys A String – 7th Calum Esler – 13.69. 75 Metres Under 13 Girls B String – 8th Kirsty Murray – 12.61. 150 Metres Under 13 Girls B String – 7th Kirsty Murray – 24.49. 200 Metres Under 15 Girls B String - 4th Nicola Brechany – 29.57. 800 Metres Under 13 Girls B String – 4th Rachel Cjhalmers – 3:00.47. 800 Metres Under 15 Girls B String – 2nd Eilidh Smith – 2:41.86. 1500 Metres Under 15 Girls B String – 1st Eilidh Chapman – 5:46.69. 70 Metres Hurdles Under 13 Girls B String – 2nd Kiara Galloway – 15.13. 75 Metres Hurdles Under 15 Girls B string – 2nd Nicola Brechany – 14.11. Shot Putt Under 15 Girls B String – 6th Eilidh Chapman – 4.75. Javelin Under 13 Girls B String – 4th Kirsty Murray – 6.58. Javelin Under 15 Girls A String – 7th Eilidh Smith – 10.51. Long Jump Under 13 Girls B String – 6th Rachel Chalmers – 2.59. Long Jump Under 15 Girls B String – 4th Nicola Brechany – 3.82. High Jump Under 15 Girls B String – 5th Eilidh Smith – 1.10.