The Senior Endurance XC Championship Tables have been updated following yesterday’s West District Championships.
Well done to all of our athletes who braved the elements and competed at Irvine yesterday. See below for results.
45 Paul Burns 36:07:00
63 Allan Cameron 37:21:00
107 Ewen Cameron 40:06:00
171 Scott Dickson 44:38:00
187 Graham McEwan 46:07:00
188 John Burns 46:18:00
205 Kevin McPhillips 49:17:00
88 Phyllis Hands 33:08:00
96 Joyce Allardice 33:26:00
Motherwell AC Results from the LAAA XC Championships on 25 November
20 Emma Kelly 8:06
23 Katie Howley 8:15
27 Ava Lenzi 8:29
7th Joey Leach 11:19
13th Cara Baldwin 12:07
9th Dylan Drummond 14:42
3 Clare Hughes 30:23
8 Emma Hunter 33:36
18 Phyllis Hands 36:23
20 Joyce Allardice 36:31
9 Allan Cameron 26:12
11 Paul Burns 26:49
18 Alan Tait 28:04
35 Ross Thomson 29:33
38 Ewen Cameron 29:59
56 Graham McEwen 33:27
57 John Burns 33:30
63 Kevin McPhillips 35:17
Congratulations go to Clare Hughes for her bronze medal in the individual race and the senior women’s team (Clare Hughes, Emma Hunter and Phyllis Hands) who also picked up a bronze in the team event.
The Senior Endurance XC Championship tables have been updated on the club website and can be accessesed on the Cross Country Championship page.
In addition to supporting the event we had 17 athletes taking part in the relays. Well done to all our competitors and special mention to the Men’s Masters team (5th) and the Women’s Masters team (8th).
Sen Women 31st
- Clare Hughes 17:15
- Emma Hunter 19:50
- Patricia Allen 25:50:00
Masters Women 8th
- Joyce Allardice 19:39
- Clare Barr 19:46
- Phyllis Hands 21:18
Sen Men 21st
- Chris Macdonald 14:35
- Paul Burns 14:44
- Graeme Kennedy 16:31
- Craig Mackenzie 15:25
Masters Men 5th
- Allan Cameron 14:40
- Alan Tait 15:48
- Jim White 15:50
- Ewen Cameron 16:03
Masters Men Incomplete
- Neil Richardson 16:45
- John Burns 19:08
- Craig Whiteside 22:11
The Cross Country season for senior endurance section is about to start soon.
The rules and the races remain the same as last season. The dates will, of course, be different, You will be aware that Benny Hands is already in the process of taking names for the West District XC and Scottish National XC relays. The club pays the entry for teams. Athletes participating in the relays are awarded 5 bonus points.
There are four additional individual XC races in the championship with the best 3 points scores counting towards your total. Individuals are responsible for making their own entries to the remaining events. We will supply as much information as possible as it becomes available.
An additional 3 bonus points are awarded to athletes who take part in the Scottish National XC Championship.
The dates of all of the races are available on the new Cross Country Championship 2016-17 page.
More details regarding dates and entry requirements will follow as they emerge.
Well done to all our athletes who represented the club at the LAAA cross country championships on 21st Nov.
Full results are:
- U13G – Zoe Hawkins (17th – 10:23)
- U13G – Cavan Marie Ryan (35th – 11:36)
- U17W – Jenny Ireland (2nd – 21:23)
- U17W – Kirsty Ferguson (5th – 23:14)
- U17M – Luke Poutney (3rd – 17:24)
- SW – Kirsty Irwin (6th – 21:56)
- SW – Phyllis Hands (13th – 23:31)
- SM – Craig Mackenzie (9th – 35:41, 2nd SM)
- SM – Daniel Martin (23rd – 38:47, 2nd U20M)
- SM – Scott Dickson (31st – 40:15)
- SM – Marcus Whyte (39th – 42:08)
- SM – Ross Burton (46th – 43:47)
- SM – John Burns (52nd – 47:56)
- SM – Peter Blackmore (57th – 50:12)
- SM – James Proffitt (58th – 50:22)
Thanks to all the parents who came to support on a freezing cold day and to Bob McCrum and Lesley Ross for volunteering with registration and the finish funnel.
Congratulations go to Phyllis Hands who won the Gold Medal in the W60 category – well done Phyllis. Here are women’s and men’s results
The 2015-16 Cross Country Championship tables have been updated.
Phyllis Hands was first in the W60 category at the Scottish short-course championship at Bellahouston today – winning a gold medal.
Well done to Phyllis and the other MAC athletes who braved a dreich day and a waterlogged course.
Susan S-Mck – Clare B – Nick H – Craig Mac – Ross B – Scott D – Peter B – John B – Marcus W.
Special mention for Susan who had an epic journey to get to Bellahouston
and to the 3 young supporters who will all be going home a lot dirtier than when they arrived.
Here are the results of the first race in the 2015/16 XC Championship. Well done to the 6 women and 9 men who took part in the relays. It was a fantastic day as you will have already seen from previous posts.
5 bonus points are awarded in the XC Championship for each runner who took part and finished the course. The 2015-2016 Cross Country Championship Tables have been updated.
Team A 00:54:36 (14th Place)
Team B Vets 00:58:06 (4th Place)
Team A 00:63:16 (30th Place)
Team B 00:73:38 (42nd Place)
The West District Championship takes place at Hamilton Park racecourse on Sunday 11 October.
As Motherwell AC is hosting this event it could get complicated with regard to who is running / helping.
However, if you want to be part of the running squad either:
- Speak to Benny or Phyllis Hands
- Reply to the post on the message board
- Text Benny Hands on the number set out on the message board.
If you ran in one of the relay events last year Benny will have your details. If not, we need your date of birth and your SA number.
Closing date of entries is first post on Saturday 26th September.
For some, the Cross Country season is a recent memory, however for others, the planning is just beginning!
We are delighted to announce that Motherwell AC has been selected as the Host Club for the 2015 West District Cross Country Relays.
These will be held on Sunday 11 October at the stunning Hamilton Park Racecourse. In time, we will be looking for LOTS of help both in the lead up, and for on the day. More news to follow in due course….