28 February 2018WEEKLY NEWS ROUND UP 28/2/18
Cross Country takes centre stage.
There were ADAC successes at Regional level at Kirroughtree forest near Newton Stewart last Thursday. Representing their respective schools ADAC athletes performed well taking individual 1st places ( Ewan Fairgrieve and Danny Bryden ) and several podium places in all age groups:
Grace Pow (2nd),
Catriona Paton (3rd),
Isla Cooper (3rd),
Conon Harper (2nd).
Well done to all ADAC athletes who battled it out on this tough course.
River races a great success.
Our annual river races took place last Sunday at an almost tropical Everholm. Results can be found by clicking on the link HERE.
National Cross Country championships – Falkirk
Tough conditions greeted our Juniors at the National Cross country championships in Falkirk at the weekend but Danny, Catriona, Jake, Thomas , Conon and Isla battled along with hundreds of other fine athletes from around the country.
Seniors run Crooked
Our Seniors tackled the popular Crooked road as part of their winter league events and the conditions underfoot were very good compared to previous years but a cold biting wind greeted the runners as they reached the summit and road section. Congratulations to all who competed. The league tables and results will appear on our website over the next few days.
Finlay picks up some Silverware
A very happy Finlay Waugh picked up a medal at the Scottish Schools Indoor Championships recently recording some very good times and qualifying for finals in both the 200m and 60m races.
His times were as follows:
200 heat 1st 24.34 Semi 2nd 23.64 Final 3rd 23.45
60m heat 1st 7.69 Semi 1st 7.61 Final 4th 7.53
Roll on the summer !