Garscube Harriers on the run

GARSCUBE athlete Catriona Graves had a personal best time of 20 minutes to finish first club runner in Saturday’s Glasgow Parkrun 5k race at Pollok Country Park.

She was 28th overall and followed by Patrick Bayliss in 33rd with 20:12. Other club times were: 40th Paul Wynne - 20:38, 67th Mark Barrow - 21:48 (race PB), 88th Rory Stevenson - 22:26 (race PB), 90th Cody Stevenson - 22:28, 158th Peter Dow - 25:00 and 252nd Caroline Dow - 28:28. A total of 367 finished.

Meanwhile 34 members of Garscube Harriers turned out for the Polaroid Eyewear Helensburgh 10k race last Thursday.

Joe McKnight was first home for the club in 10th place in 32mins 50secs followed by Stephen Mulrine 17th in 34:41 and Adam Taylor 26th in 35:26.

Kirsty Husband was 4th lady to finish in 51st place overall in 37:07.

Other Garscube places were: 28th Euan Geddes - 35:36, 41st Alex Chisholm - 36:37, 61st Alastair Stanley - 37:22, 82nd John McLaughlin - 38:21, 92nd Athole Smith - 38:36, 112nd Daniel Burns - 39:39, 123rd Mairi Stanley - 40:09, 135th Ali Winship - 40:46, 140th Laura Devine - 40:50, 179th Norman Baillie - 42:10, 260th Niall Broomfield - 44:00, 280th Diane Clark - 44:30, 303rd Heather McIntosh - 45:00, 311st John Dryden - 45:06, 316th Krank Krievs - 45:14, 335th John Molloy - 45:45, 339th Allan Jenkins - 45:50, 349th Iain Peers - 45:58, 364th Kieran McLaughlin - 46:17, 368th Stevie Cullen - 46:21, 403rd Gillian Davidson - 47:17, 483rd Alasdair Mackay - 48:58, 591st Jennifer Duru - 51:11, 595th Isobel Martin - 51:13, 611st Gerry Linden - 51:41, 635th Morag Casey - 52:19, 643rd Beverley Chalmers - 52:32, 661st Raghbir Singh - 52:54, 695th Mark Turnbull - 53:37 and 753rd Paul Clark - 56:03. Four Garscube Harriers members competed in the Monklands Half Marathon at Drumpellier Country Park at Coatbridge on Sunday May 15. Daniel Burns was first home for the club in ninth place in 1hr 28mins followed by Bobby Rossborough 14th in 1:31:17, Kathryn Scott was second lady to finish in 25th position overall in 1:35:26 and Tariq Abdullah 82nd in 1:51:35. A total of 138 finished.

On the same day Stevie Cullen finished 23rd in 46mins 54secs at the Scottish Veteran Harriers’ Club’s Walter Ross 10k Road Race. A total of 31 runners took part at Pollok Country Park.

The previous day Frank Krievs was 52nd in 46mins 2secs at the Strathclyde Fire and Rescue 10k race at Pollok Country Park.