At the Scottish Athletics Awards Dinner on Saturday 4th November at the Hilton Hotel Lynn McKenna received the Eddie Campbell Memorial Medal to recognise her excellent performances in Hill running this year. The Award was presented to Lynn by Hugh Buchanan, Convenor of the Scottish Hill Running Commission, Accompanied by her proud parents and twin hillrunning sister Charlotte, the Coaches and supporters were delighted to witness this well deserved award going to Lynn.
Club coaches were attending to take part in this Annual Award evening and support our other nominees. Erin Wallace in the U20 Athlete of the Year Category[ That award went to Jemma Reekie]
and Adam Clayton as U17 Athlete of the Year [ Award went to Joel McFarlane a Multi Eventer from Arbroath & District]
Dudley Walker having received the accolade of Development Coach of the Year in 2016 was nominated again for 2017 but this year lost out to Iain McEwan of Whitemoss.
Sadly for Giffnock, our nomination in Off Track Club of the Year category [which we felt was a strong case] went to Cambuslang this year.
Sammi Kinghorn took Para athlete of the Year and Callum Hawkins took FPSG Athlete of the Year with his dad Robert Hawkins , winning the Performance Coach of the Year category.
Well done all the Winners and all the nominees as that in itself is a huge recognition of the success and development of Scottish athletes overall and at the club.
The coaches present were also able to see all the other celebrity athletes with a few additional selfies and photos from Symon Lipp also seen on the dance floor with our local super star athlete Lee McConnell