Congratulations to Daniel Newman on winning 800m MV45 bronze at 800m in 2:17.02 at the Indoor Masters Championships at the Emirates Arena.

Meanwhile, Graham Bennison placed 14th in the Dawesville Parkrun in Western Australia, in 27:18 and a temperature of 32 degrees at 8 in the morning...

Andy Howett was first Fife AC finisher at the Carnethy 5, in wintry conditions. Jocelyn Scott won the FV60 category.

David Norrie and Derek Adamson completed the Kirkintilloch 12.5K in 59:44 and 70:53 respectively.

Across the pond, US-based Andrew Lemoncello won the El Nino El Schmino 5k in Flagstaff, Arizona. Andrew covered the tough, hilly course at an altitude of 7000ft in an impressive 15:59. Not to be out-done, Phyllis Lemoncello won silver in the W65 category at the National Masters Cross Country Championships, in Forres.

Congratulations to Sophie Mullins who has been selected to represent Scotland at the Anglo-Celtic Plate 100km ultra run. Sophie is part of the 8 person Scottish team who will compete against home nations athletes at the event in Perth on 27 March which doubles up as the British Championships. 

Congratulations also to Adam Scott, British Schools 3000m Champion and Celtic Games 800m Champion, who has been selected as one of just 14 young Scots to receive a grant from the Ron Pickering Memorial Fund. Other athletes who have previously received grants from the fund as juniors include current World Champions Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis-Hill.

Jenny Tan

Many congratulations to Annabel Simpson on winning the 3000m at the Scottish Universities Indoor Championships!

3000m Medalists © Krishawn Aiken 2016

Members from the Balwearie Training Group took part in the U12 Super Teams competition on Sunday at the Emirates Arena, Glasgow. They all had a great and fun time competing in 4 events: 60m, Long Jump, Shot Put and 4 x 200m relay with each of them coming home with 1 or more new PB’s. Parents also commented on what a great day it was for them too and enjoyed watching their kids compete in a fantastic indoor facility.

L to R: Louis McCormick, Mark Scott, Callum Hand, Murray Oliver, Jennifer Allan, Rachel McNab, Amber Lamond, Neve Gallimore © Robert McNab 2016

Robert McNab

A successful Devil's Burdens 2016 race saw 131 teams taking part, with a record 100% of registered teams completing the race. Many thanks to all the athletes, helpers and landowners involved. The prize winners were:

  • Open Senior: 1. Shettleston Senior Men;  2. Ochil Hill Runners;  3. Westerlands Open A
  • Women Senior: 1. Deeside Ladies;  2. Carnethy Ladies A;  3. Shettleston Ladies
  • Open 40+:  Carnethy V40 A
  • Women 40+:  Ochil Hill Runners - Bauchles
  • Open 50+:  Carnethy V50
  • Women 50+:  Fife Nifty (not Swifty) Fifties
  • Open 60+:  Westerlands Mens V60
  • Mixed Senior:  Kinross RR (Elite Squad)
  • Mixed 40+:  Ochil Hill Runners - Mix it Up 40
© Peter Bracegirdle 2016