Pitreavie AAC Young Athletes’ Trophy Meeting

2nd Sept Pitreavie AAC Young Athletes’ Trophy Meeting GAA Sky High Pole Vault 2018 (The Final) Now in its’ 27th year and still attracting 200 plus competitors the Young Athletes’ Trophy Meeting occurs at the end of the outdoor season and always produces  great spectacle in the track and field competitions .  With it scheduled so soon after the National Age Group championships  it often offers a final…

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Club T&F Championships Countdown …

Calling all club members ... There is now less than a week to get you entry in for the Club Track & Field Championships.   Entries are due to close on the 9th September. Please make an effort to support this event, a lot of time and effort is put in by the organising team to make this event happen. Full details and the link to online entry can…

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SA Senior Men’s T&F League

Many thanks to the following athletes who have competed for Giffnock North in the 2018-19 Men's League  -  Calum McWilliam, Alexander Young, John Hamilton, Scott MacIver, Kyle McLean, Finlay Waugh, Eoghan  O’Donnell, Lewis Mitchell, Andrew Robertson, Andrew Clark, Luke Nelson, Kieran Killen, Sam Young, Calum Rogers, David Lees, Neil Hutchison, Murray Fotheringham, Chris MacKay, Greg Turner, Donald MacLean, Blayne Wright, Ben Shaw, Nicolai Gajic Men’s League Match 4 and…

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Day 2 at Bedford AAA Champs

Report by Craig Fotheringham with photos from some earlier triumphs. " The main factor in the second day of the AAA’s or English Championships was the weather. The warmth and occasional sunshine of yesterday had gone. The temperature had dropped considerably and just as events started , so did the rain and it never relented. First up today was Reuben Nairne in the Pole Vault. PB’s were going…

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Timetable now available for Club T&F Championships

A reminder that the Club Track & Field Championships will take place on: Sunday 23rd September at the Ayrshire Arena ,Kilmarnock The events timetable can be downloaded here All details and link for online entries can be found here Please make every effort to support this Club event. Closing date for entries is 9th September

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Gold Rush in Aberdeen

All photos courtesy of Bobby Gavin and Scottish Athletics Report from Craig Fotherigham The Age group Championships were held in Aberdeen this weekend and those who ventured North on day one were welcomed with a warm day , sunny spells and a moderate breeze. Our first Girls on the track were Katie Foss and Sophie Haldane who cruised through to the final of the Under 20 Women’s 400…

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Multi-Event Success

LIVINGSTON CE & MILE CHAMPIONSHIPS Sunday 5 August 2018 A decent day was had for four of Giffnock North’s  Multi-eventers yesterday at Craigswood for Livingston AC’s Combined Events and Mile Championships. This event has been running since 2015 and has seen increased popularity each year both with numbers of entrants and with some excellent athletic  competition.  Despite a cancellation last year it was well subscribed on its’ return…

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Celtic Games Selection

Congratulations to the following Giffnock North athletes on their selection for the upcoming Celtic Games at Grangemouth on the 4th August. Under 18 Women Alyson Bell 200m  (Futures selection) Alyson Bell 4x100m Relay Under 18 Men Reuben Nairne Pole Vault (Futures selection) Under 16 Boys Murray Fotheringham High Jump Murray Fotheringham Mixed Relay Ross O'Brien 1500m (Futures selection)           Scottish Athletics report and full…

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u20’s Impress for Scotland

u20’s Impress for Scotland
Chris Mackay

Two Giffnock North athletes put in stella performances for Scotland at the recent Welsh u20 International in Swansea. Chis Mackay, jumping against high ranked opposition, pulled out a new pb of 2.03m to take the win. Alessandro Schenini, competing as a guest, matched fellow Scot Calum Henderson, both athletes jumping 7.29m beating the recently crowned English Schools Champion, Shandell Taylor. Scottish Athletics report

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Weekend Round Up

At the weekend Giffnock athletes were competing on both World and National stages. In Tampere, Finland, Erin Wallace was flying the flag in the World u20 Championships. Erin put in a magnificent two race shift in the 1500m. In Fridays heat she easily qualified for the final in third place in a time of 4.21.60. In a very tough final Erin ran a very good tactical race clocking…

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