GIFFNOCK NORTH AC’s track international Neil Gourley made a welcome return to Scotland last weekend from his American base, to get ready for the upcoming European Championships Trial Races in Birmingham. Running in an invitational 800m at Emirates Arena, in the colours of his new US club Oregon TC, Gourley won in a rock-solid one minute 48.65 seconds.
Gourley commented, “I’m preparing to contest the 1500m in the GB Trials. It’s first two over the line to gain automatic selection for the GB Team for the Euro Champs in Glasgow next month, and as a Glaswegian it would be brilliant to race in front of a home crowd. And for everyone at Giffnock North – at the trials I’ll be in blue and yellow!”
Welcome home (for a while) and good luck, Neil.
Photo courtesy of Bobby Gavin