Garscube time it right at half marathon race

Garscube's Ann White on her way to a new personal best.
Garscube's Ann White on her way to a new personal best.

Runners from Garscube Harriers turned in some fine performances to get among the prizes at the Balloch to Clydebank half marathon.

Ann White was first home in the FV60 category, setting a new personal best of 1 hour 39 minutes 13 seconds, while Paul O’Brien was second MV60 finisher in 1:29:54.

Garscube also took the first Dunbartonshire team, and second team overall, in both the men’s and ladies’ races - with Donald McPartlin, Alan Blair and Nick Heaney and Nicola Adams-Hendry, Mairi Stanley and Frances Wardle the runners to count respectively. Club finishers and times were -

Male - Donald McPartlin, 1:13.53; Alan Blair 1:15.35; Nicholas Heaney (V40) 1:18.09; Craig Shields 1:20.15; Ian Thomson 1:20.40; Finlay Finlay 1:22.18; John Murray (V40) 1:27.41; Paul O’Brien (V60); Kieran McLaughlin 1:35.39; Allan Wallace 1:35.45; Craig Marsden 1:36.09; Patrick Gibbons 1:36.46; Stefan Kuhr (V40) 1:41.12; David Hamill (V50) 1:42.55; Allan Jenkins (V60) 1:45.31; Peter Dow (V50) 1:46.15; Christopher Kilshaw 1:47.02; Tariq Abdullah (V40) 1:47.44; Edmund McKillop 2:04.02; Paul Coia (V40) 2:15.37.

Female - Nicola Adams-Hendry 1:27.48; Mairi Stanley (V40) 1:32.35; Frances Wardle 1:33.46; Jill O’Neil (V40) 1:33.46; Debbie Martin-Consani (V40) 1:36.22; Ann White (V60) 1:39.01; AIleen Wilson (V40) 1:39.06; Daisy Ochoa 1:40.27; Chloe McAdam 1:40.47; Alison Wood 1:43.13; Morag Casey (V40) 1:46.43; Irene Vezza (V50) 1:48.18; Moira Young (V50) 1:48.34; Amy Cromarty 1:56.46.