Young Garscube athletes put in a good performance

At the Scottish Athletics U15 Track Championships held in Aberdeen last Saturday and Sunday Garscube’s U13 Elliot Duff finished 4th in the 1,500m boys’ final in a time of 4mins 50.97secs.

In the U13 Boys 75m hurdles James Cathro finished 7th in a time of 17.86secs. James later finished 8th in the U13 boys 800mts in a time of 2-47-12.

In the U15 Boys 100mts heat 2 Ewan McArthur finished 4th in a time of 12-34secs, and qualified for the final in which Ewan finished 5th in a time of 12-54secs.

In the U15 Boys 200mts heat 3 Ewan finished in 3rd position in a time of 26-49, and qualified for his 2nd final of the day which he won in a time of 26-20.

The previous weekend Garscube women Vicky Moore, Irene Vezza and Mary Cox were stranded on the Isle of Coll after completing the half marathon there because bad weather affected ferry sailings.

The race results were 1st home for the club in 34th position Vicky in 1hr 50.24mins/secs; 43rd Irene (1-56-24 ), 50th Mary (2-00-53).