Stuart is top Clydesdale harrier

STUART ALLISON was the fastest Clydesdale Harrier at the recent Great Scottish Run Half Marathon in Glasgow.

He finished in a personal best time of 1hr 31mins 13secs followed by Mark Barrow in 1.35.58 (pb), Brian Reilly (1.41.55), Colin Gray (1.50.21), and Tricia Stevenson (2.03.14).

In the 10k, fastest Harrier was Kevin Farmer in 41mins 57secs followed by Yvonne Green (47.06), and Sandy McDonald (63.28).

In the junior run, Conor Ewing had an excellent run to finish 16th overall in the 3k race in a time of 10.19.

Also that day, but taking place slightly further afield, was the Hilton Blackpool Half Marathon.

Fastest harrier was Paul Carroll finishing 5th overall in a time of 1.20.35 (1st vet over 40), followed by Gerry Montgomery (9th overall in a time of 1.22.23 and 1st vet 50), Pamela McCrossan (1.29.48 – 3rd female), and Marina McCallum (1.32.58 – 1st vet 40).

Also that day was the BMAF 10 Miler at Hexham where Pete Cartwright recorded a time of 72.12.

Next club runner in was Bobby Young (80.04) and Watson Jones (82.39), who was also second vet over 70.

The three of them also won the team prize for their age category (65-74).

Lastly, a missing result from the Blythswood Care 10k from last month. John Kennedy finished fifth overall in 39 minutes.