It was a busy weekend for Giffnock North AC Track and Field athletes, starting off on Friday night with Kyle Alexander winning the Scottish Senior 400m at the Emirates arena in a time of 48.41. Nikolai Gajic finished 4th in the 1500m in a time of 4:01.71 and Reuben Macdonald finished 5th in the 3000m in 8:44.55.
On Saturday in Birmingham at the Muller Grand Prix, Erin Wallace posted a World Indoor qualifying time in her 1500m race as she finished fifth. Erin clocked a big indoor PB of 4:08.90 and that is the fourth fastest on the Scottish all-time list.
In America Adam Clayton continues his rich vein of form, lowering his Scottish 200m record (STR) still further clocking 20.86 at an open meeing in Texas.
Rachel Callan also set a new PB and club record in the 400m at BUCS, Sheffield, in a time of 55.70 (further details to follow)
Scottish Indoor T&F Age Group Championships
On Saturday and Sunday there was a very good turn out by Giffnock North AC from under 13s, u15s & u20s, performances includes two Scottish Records subject to ratification) Angus Weir & Rory Taylor-Young. The medal winners were as follows.
U13 Boys 60m Angus Weir 8.23
U13 Boys Long jump Angus Weir 5.38m (Scottish Record STR)
U13 Boys 800m Cameron Mitchell 2:28.79
U15 Girls High Jump Isla Ross 1.60m
U15 Boys 300M Rory Taylor-Young 37.44 (Scottish Record STR)
U15 Boys High Jump Noah Macleod 1.54m
U20 Men High Jump Murray Fotheringham 1.98m
U20 Men 400m Murray Fotheringham 49.15
U13 Boys 800m Logan McNulty 2:29.62
U15 Boys 800m Calum Dick 2:08.62
U15 Girls 1500m Scarlet Wilson 4:58.80
U20 Men 1500m Cameron Deverill 3:59.57
U2O Men Pole Vault Mark Herbert-Ruiz 3.56m
U13 Boys 1500m Ethan Scobie 5:10.92
U15 Boys Shot Zander Summerhill 8.61m
U15 Girls High Jump Maisie Ling
The future looks good for all our athletes, particularly within the younger age groups as many were first year within their age groups. Nevertheless they all performed very enthusiastically and showed great determination to do well, Well done to all who competed for Giffnock North A.C.
Photos by Bobby Gavin and various parents.