There has been a number of junior Harriers flexing their running skills outside of club races with good results. The most recent was Alistair Crawford (last running in the National YA Road Race Championship) and long term club member Ewen Murray.
On Saturday 26th March, both young athletes took part in the BB Cross Country race at the Garscube Estate representing the Glasgow Battalion. At junior level, Alistair finished in a credible 11th place which led to his team being 1st overall and at senior level Ewen was 2nd in his race. Glasgow Battalion's Seniors team added to the success of the day and came 1st and 2nd overall.
Earlier this month on Friday 4th March there was a number of young athletes representing their Primary schools at the EK Primary School Cross Country race. Primary 6s ran 1K route and Primary 7s ran 1.5K route. From the results there was clearly all round good effort with a few notable performances highlighting emerging talent to be developed. The roll of honour:
Primary 7 Boys - Allan Woodhouse (1st), Jonathan Anderson (6th), Ryan McPartland (8th) and Mark Kelly (9th)
Primary 7 Girls - Nicole Sharpe (4th), Lynsey Thomson (5th), Susan Woodhouse (9th), Lauren Butler (15th), Megan Anderson (36th) and Jasmin Reid (77th)
Primary 6 Boys - Mark McKenzie (3rd)
Primary 6 Girls - Kate Kane (4th), Anna Fegan (19th)
Well done to all the young athletes you did yourself and your school proud. Lets see this emulated on the field for the Calderglen Harriers.
Thank you to Steven Crawford and Lynne Woodhouse for informing me about these events.