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Tiree half marathon

02 May 2016

Andy Aitken kicked off his summer of Hebridean half marathons with the Tiree half marathon, completing the race in 1.36.49, to finish in 20th position.

New club marathon record for Wendy Taylor at London

24 April 2016

What more can you ask for - new club record, a pb and £1800 for your favoured charity? All in a day's running for Wendy Taylor at the London Marathon. Wendy's new club record is an excellent time of 3.28.44. Husband Paul was hampered over the closing stages with a calf injury, but still finished with an impressive 3.37.31. Gary Brock and Janine Grant ran fine marathon debuts to finish in 3.54.43 and 4.35.06.

Colin flies the flag for the over-70s at Blackpool

24 April 2016

Colin Tipping revisited childhood haunts with a slightly different outcome in mind when he made the trip to Blackpool to run the Blackpool marathon. Colin put in a top effort to finish in 5.16.58.

Balmoral 15 mile trail race

24 April 2016

Tony Wayte and Alistair Sexton ran the Balmoral 15 mile trail race, on a scenic course round the Balmoral estate. Tony was first Harrier home in 40th position overall and 3rd MV50 in a time of 1.49.50, with Alistair completing the run in 2.46.57.

Trossachs awayday

17 April 2016

20 or so Harriers plus dogs had a splendid day out in the Trossachs with the awayday run round Loch Venachar and lunch provided by the Brig o'Turk tearooms. Great views along Loch Venachar and beyond to Loch Achray and Loch Drunkie were the rewards for the hard work on the return leg on the north side of the loch.

International representation for the Harriers

17 April 2016

Club president Gordon Morrison took first MV60 at the Fruehlingslauf 10k in Werl (a small town just east of Dortmund), in a fine time of 45.09, in 16th place overall.

Norman's Law hill race

16 April 2016

Colin Lamont leads the Harriers home at Norman's Law, Mark Dillon heads the Championship table, and Andy Gallagher moved into third place in the championship.

Tom Scott 10 mile road race

10 April 2016

Mark Dillon and I made the trip to Strathclyde Park for the Tom Scott 10 mile road race. The race was won by Tewodle Mengisteab of Shettleston Harriers in a time of 50.49. Our times were a bit more modest, but we were both very happy with the results. I clocked 68.26, while Mark clocked 79.34. Mark's efforts move him up to 2nd place in the club championship.

The Great Tartan Skidaddle

10 April 2016

Not content with running 21 times round North Inch in Perth a couple of weeks ago, Matt McLay took on the Great Tartan Skidaddle on Saturday April 9. This is a new race on a new long-distance path through the Trossachs from Inversnaid on Loch Lomond to Callander, a total distance of 31 miles. Despite sore feet, Matt completed the route in 6.11.

Jim Dingwall Round the Houses 10k

10 April 2016

Andy Aitken had a big 10k pb at the Round the Houses race in Grangemouth, taking 3 minutes off his previous best to finish in 41.41. Also running were Wattie Mackay (1st MV50), Colin Lamont, Ben Murphy and Maddy Watson.

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