Garscube runners are back on track

Mid-month five club runners contested the Kirkintilloch 12k road race with the first club runner across the line in 13th position John McManus in a 48mins 11secs.

Other times: 32nd, Rob McLennan (50-55), 141st, David Hamill (61-34), 145th, Peter Dow (61-48), 228th and 1st in her age category, Caroline Dow (71-3 ).

The previous day while competing in the Donadea 50k race in Co. Kildare, Ireland, Garscube Ultra specialist Marco Consani finished the race in 4th position in a time of 3hrs 14-46mins. Wife Debbi finished in 35th in a time of 4-05-32.

Closer to home competing in the National Indoor U13 /U17 Championships held at the Emirates Area, Garscube Junior Ewan McArthur finished the 60 metres sprint in 7-83secs. In his heat of the 200 metres Ewan was 2nd in 25-18secs, and in the semi-final finished in fouth position in a time of 24-82secs.

Earlier this month on Sunday, February 8 at the Devlla Forest 15k race, Garscube runner Thomas

Wilson finished in 23rd position in a time of 1hr 29secs. In 227th was Stephen Wilson in a time of 1hr 16-02mins. A total of 507 runners finished the race.