Garscube Harriers in action

Garscube Harriers members were in action in various parkruns last Saturday.

At Pollok Park Elliot Duff was first home in 45th place in 20 minutes 24 seconds followed by: 49th Hugh Duff – 20:29, 127th Peter Dow – 23:27, 212th Stuart Irvine – 25:57 and 287th Caroline Dow – 28:26 with 436 runners completing the course. At Tollcross young athlete Darren McGowan finished 7th out of 42 runners in 21:14 and at Strathclyde park Josh Irvine came in 28th out of 205 competitors in 20:42 and Heather McKillip finished in 151st place in 28:29.

Two Garscube members turned out for the Bella Belter 10k race at Pollok Park on Friday, August 9.

Alex Chishom was first male vet over 50 to finish in 12th place in 37:25 and Joan Morris came in 58th in 1:09:16.

Eleven Garscube Harriers members competed in the Garscube Gallop 5k at Dawshom Park on Thursday, August 8.

They were: 9th Danny Burns – 18:16, 19th Chris Kilshaw – 20:59, 22nd Paul Coia – 21:34, 24th Alex Parker – 21:59, 28th Kieran McLaughlin – 22:26, 31st David Hamill – 22:58, 33rd Dermot Williamson – 23:24, 34th Maureen O’Hara – 23:38, 37th Frank Krievs – 24:05, 41st Nicola McConveich – 24:48 and 42nd Lynette Harkins – 25:00. 47 finished.

Stepehen Porteous finished in 14th place in a time of 38 minutes 50 seconds in the Dundonald 10k Road Race on Wednesday, August 7 and on the previous Monday David Dickson came in 8th out of 27 runners in the Kilbarchan Klassic 5½ miles race in a time of 33 minutes 10 seconds.

There were eleven Garscube Harriers competing in the Babcock Marine Helensburgh Half Marathon on Sunday, August 11.

Alex Chalmers was first to finish in 18th place in 1:21:16. Other Garscube results were: 22nd Danny Burns – 1:22:44, 41st Gail Beaton – 1:26:45, 84th Chris Jenkins – 1:33:36, 96th Campbell Roxburgh – 1:34:44, 164th Fiona MacCormick – 1:41:03, 218th David Hamill – 1:46:24, 238th Allan Jenkins – 1:48:57, 274th Tariq Abdullah – 1:52:18, 317th Raghbir Singh – 1:58:30 and 344th Joanne Hall – 2:03:03. 407 finished.