Clydesdale athlete Donald is fastest


DONALD CAMERON was the fastest Clydesdale athlete running in last Thursday’s Kirkintilloch Olympians 10k out of the 16 who took part.

He was fourth overall in 35mins 31secs followed by Kevin Farmer (39.09), Stuart Allison (42.08), Martin King (42.10), Anne Murray (43.30), Marina McCallum (43.35), Brian Reilly (44.28), Mark Barron (44.38), Fiona McCue (45.28), Christine Duncanson (47.12 and 1st vet over 45), Yvonne Green (49.50 and 3rd vet over 45), Stephen McKee (51.13 pb), Colin Gray (53.34), Marie Rippon (54.22), Evelyn McKee (57.16), and Tricia Stevenson (57.17). Anne, Marina and Fiona also won 2nd female team.

The previous Sunday - June 12th - in the Polaroid Eyewear 10k Series at the Vale of Leven, fastest harrier was Donald Cameron again with 35mins 24secs followed by Kevin Farmer (38.39), Derek Halpin (39.19), Christine Duncanson (47.59), Yvonne Green (48.49), Stephen McKee (52.17), Marie Rippon (53.42), Colin Gray (54.09), Evelyn McKee (55.29) and Sandy McDonald (67.10).

At the Bearsden and Milngavie Highland Games over the same weekend, in the 10k event over an exceptionally tough course, Gerry Montgomery finishing sixth overall in a time of 38mins 58secs followed by Marina McCallum (44.47 and 3rd female), and Brian Reilly (47.20).