Tollcross Parkrun 3 October – RRs Championship Race

We had 16 Motherwell AC road runners taking part in the penultimate championship race.  The results are set out below.

It was a fantastic day for the club with Craig Mackenzie finishing 1st male with Nick Hughes not far behind him in 2nd place.  Nick’s sister Clare Hughes was first female and Emma Stevenson took second place.  Mark Gallacher was first male V40.  Excellent performances all round.

The Championship and League tables have been updated.

1Craig MACKENZIE00:17:42
2Nicholas HUGHES00:18:43
5Clare Elizabeth HUGHES00:20:31
6Mark GALLACHER00:20:45
9Marcus WHYTE00:21:26
10Emma STEVENSON00:21:29
12Kevin DURNIAN00:22:11
13Thomas SNEDDON00:22:13
22Ross MCLEAN00:23:26
24Susan STEWART00:23:36
26Craig WHITESIDE00:23:46
31Angela DOWNIE00:25:02
34Gary WOOD00:26:09
40Jim TRACEY00:27:04
45Lesley ROSS00:27:41
52Patricia ALLEN00:29:35


Dumfries Half Marathon Championship Race – Results

Here are the results for the Dumfries Half Marathon.

Congratulations go to Tracey Lamont for  her achievement of 1st Female V40, and to Chris MacDonald who finished 4th overall.  Well done to the rest of the MAC RRs who took part in this race.

4Christopher MacDonald77.35
9Ben Smith81.36
65Marcus Whyte99.05
72Craig Whiteside100.01
75Edward Toal100.31
81Mark Gallacher102.06
110Angela Downie109.25
112Tracey Lamont110.20

The 2015 Road Running Championship and League table have been updated.


Victoria Parkrun – Road Running Championship

The Victoria Parkrun on the 11th of July was the latest Championship race. The results are as follows.

1Christopher MACDONALD16:20
3Craig MACKENZIE16:46
6Nicholas HUGHES17:37
10Mark GALLACHER18:23
19John Gerard HUGHES19:06
26Marcus WHYTE19:32
38Jim WHITE20:35
47Eddie TOAL21:08
53Craig WHITESIDE21:41
55Thomas SNEDDON21:47
63Peter BLACKMORE22:24
68Susan STEWART22:36
96Gary WOOD23:49
115Gillian MCCAFFER24:39:00
131Angela DOWNIE25:21:00
141Donald MCCAFFER25:47:00
147Dougie O’HARE26:06:00
168Patricia ALLEN26:45:00
191Jim TRACEY27:36:00

Please see the Victoria Parkrun website for the results.

The Championship table and league tables have now been updated.


Car Pool – Victoria Parkrun (Saturday 11th July 2015)

Those who wish to car pool for the Victoria Parkrun on Saturday 11th July 2015 should meet at The Boathouse, Strathclyde Park at 8:15am on Saturday morning.

The event takes place in Victoria Park, Victoria Park Drive, North Glasgow, G14 9NW, starting at 9:30am prompt.

Don’t forget your barcode.  If you have never run a Parkrun before you can register up to the day before.


Brian Goodwin 10km 2015 Results

The Road Runners had a fabulous evening at the Brian Goodwin Memorial 10K at Pollock Park on Friday 19 June.

We had a near record turnout of 32 competitors in the race.  We had a number of PBs, really too many to mention.

Clare Hughes broke the 40 minute barrier, only the second MAC female to go under 40 minutes in a 10K road race.

Chris Macdonald was first man home in 34:32 closely followed by Craig McKenzie (35:46) and Graeme Kennedy (36;18).   Katelyn McGeever was second female in 45:57 with Gillian
McCaffer third female in 52:17.

Well done to everyone for making it a memorable evening.

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Balfron 10K Provisional Results

Following the timing issues at the Balfron 10K the race organisers have issued a set of provisional results. The Championship and League Tables were previously updated based on finishing positions which have remained unchanged; however, the finishing times have been added.

Pos’n    Name            Time

11     Nicholas Hughes     00:37:53

44     Mark Gallacher     00:41:34

50    Marcus Whyte     00:42:10

98     Emma Stevenson     00:45:20

163     Craig Morris         00:49:09

193     Andrew Scott         00:50:34

205     Peter Blackmore     00:51:15

319     Lesley Ross         00:56:52

328     Patricia Allen         00:57:13

335     Jim Tracey         00:57:51

Balfron 10K, Championship and League Tables

You may be aware there have been some problems with the results from the Balfron 10K on Sunday 26 April, and we have been unable to give an update on the race or update the RRs Championship and League tables.

Following discussions between Peter Blackmore and some of those who ran, we have decided to publish the finishing places (without the times) so that we can update the tables.  When the official results are announced we will publish them on here.

Please see the updated 2015 Road Running Championship and Leagues tables.

Greater Manchester Marathon

Here are the official chip times from the Asics Greater Manchester Marathon for the Motherwell AC athletes. These times have been recorded for Road Runners Hypothetical Marathon. Well done to all the athletes for outstanding performances.

Graeme Kennedy02:54:29
Gary Lines02:57:49
Andrew Buchanan03:03:41
Graham McEwen03:18:41
Edward Toal03:28:10
Stuart Gray03:45:25

Please see the detailed information on times, age category places, and split times.



Tom Scott 10mile 2015 Race Results – Road Runners Championship 2015

We has a great turn out of 20 athletes at the Tom Scott Road Race on Sunday 5th April. Well done to Graeme Kennedy who was first Motherwell AC male in 59:09 and Susan Stewart who was first MAC female in 1:16:45. PatAllen_At_TomScott2015

Here are the official results extracted from the Winning Time website for the Tom Scott 10 Mile Road Race. All of the finishers registered under Motherwell Athletics or Motherwell AC are included. If you ran the race or know of someone who ran the race and for some reason registered under another category please let Joe Hoolaghan know.

NumName(s)M/FRankGun TimeChip RankChip Time
361GRAEME KENNEDYM5000:59:095000:59:09
389CHRISTOPHER MACDONALDM5901:00:045901:00:04
514GERRY SEENANM7401:01:347401:01:34
241ROSS BURTONM11101:05:4211101:05:42
238ANDREW BUCHANANM11401:05:5611401:05:57
561JIM WHITEM12201:07:0812201:07:09
297MARK GALLACHERM12701:07:5312701:07:53
380PAULO LEITEM13301:08:3813301:08:38
564MARCUS WHYTEM14801:11:3214801:11:32
474ROBERT PATTINSONM15101:11:4215101:11:42
562CRAIG WHITESIDEM16901:13:3816901:13:39
227PETER BLACKMOREM18501:16:1818501:16:18
533SUSAN STEWARTF19001:16:4519001:16:45
577VICKI WRIGHTF19901:17:5119901:17:51
277SCOTT DICKSONM21301:19:0421301:19:05
367ANDY KNOXM22401:20:3222401:20:33
208PATRICIA ALLENF26601:32:0526601:32:05
435SEAN MCQUEENM27901:41:4927901:41:49

National Road Relays – Road Runners Championship 2015

Results for the National Road Relays which took place on the 29th of March at Livingston.


Motherwell (Women) 21st 2:11:08

Clare Barr22:44
Emma Stevenson40:05
Susan Stewart22:50
Phyllis Hands45:29

Motherwell (Men) A 34th 2:45:50

Nicholas Hughes17:55
Andrew Buchanan36:34
Mark Gallacher19:45
Brian McLinden36:50
Ross Burton19:51
Chris MacDonald34:55

Motherwell (Men) B 49th 3:21:09

Kevin Durnian21:49
Robert Pattinson40:58
Peter Blackmore22:48
John Burns44:24
Thomas Sneddon23:41
James Proffitt47:29

Motherwell (Men) C

Gary Wood23:35

Strathclyde Park Run – Road Runners Championship 2015

The Strathclyde Park Run Championship Race took place on the 7th of March.ParkRun

What a fantastic turnout of 32 Road Runners in a championship race. It must be a record! Well done to everyone, and special congratulations to Craig Mackenzie who was the overall winner, Nick Hughes who took 3rd place, and Clare Hughes who was first female. As ever there were too many memorable performances to mention in this post.

Here are the results that extracted from the official parkrun webpage. Two names have been added following an enquiry about runners who did not register as Motherwell AC.

1Craig MACKENZIE17:20
3Nicholas HUGHES18:01
4Gerry SEENAN18:24
7Andrew BUCHANAN18:54
10Brian MCLINDEN19:24
11Mark GALLACHER19:34
13Clare Elizabeth HUGHES19:47
14Scott DICKSON19:58
15Deborah COMER20:00
18Jim WHITE20:09
19Stuart GRAY20:16
23Paulo LEITE20:36
28Ross SINCLAIR20:55
32Emma STEVENSON21:14
34John MCPARLAND21:32
44Ewen Robert CAMERON22:13
45Kevin DURNIAN22:15
50Peter BLACKMORE22:48
53Andy KNOX22:51
58Thomas SNEDDON23:13
59Elaine JAMIESON23:16
61Susan STEWART23:23
62Andrew A SCOTT23:26
66James PROFFITT23:36
72Gary WOOD23:55
79Dougie WADDELL24:26:00
83Pamela MURPHY24:47:00
95Jim TRACEY26:00:00
97Lesley ROSS26:21:00
111Patricia ALLEN27:52:00
129Leigh MATHIESON30:17:00
130Mae MCISAAC30:18:00

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