Heather Barnes on the Podium [ 2nd from Left] taking Team Gold at the Celtic Nations Competition at Cardiff where both she and Hamish Armitt had an excellent day representing Scotland . Hamish and Heather were running ,as we also reported elsewhere, in the U17 Race and acquitted themselves very well. Heathers’ team took the Gold Team prize. The race took place within the British Cross Country Challenge Series.
Report below and Photo above thanks to Scottish Athletics under the title of Superb Scottish Performances
“Scotland U17 Women – gold medals at Celtic Nations XC
Heather at the Finish
Photo thanks to David Armitt
Scotland U17 Women certainly looks a promising age group and so it proved as they finished three in the top five in the Celtic Nations XC for a dominant success. Eloise Walker was second with Cera Gemmell in fourth and Heather Barnes just behind in fifth. Jessica Macleod took seventh place, also!
Hamish for Gold in the Celtic Nations
Photo by David Armitt
The Scotland U17 men found it tougher but there was an outstanding individual run for Hamish Armitt to take the Celtic Nations XC gold, with Robert Sparks in 11th and Joe Ewing in 17th. The team were backed up by Drew Pollock.”
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