Congratulations to everyone who competed yesterday at SAIL Match 2. There were lots of PB’s and super performances.
Many thanks to Audrey, Adele, Richie and the parents for their hard work, great organizing skills and support.
The 3rd match takes place on Saturday 27th January – let’s “Just Do It” again.
Congratulations to our very own Bob McCrum who has been shortlisted for the scottishathletics Club Coach of the Year award.
This nomination in itself is a fantastic recognition for Bob and all our coaches who generously give of their time, energy and expertise throughout the year.
Everyone at the club is delighted with the news and we wish Bob all the very best for the Awards Ceremony which will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Glasgow on Saturday 4 November.
For more details, please see the Scottish Athletics post.
What another great day for our athletes who competed yesterday at Grangemouth, with more impressive PBs and excellent performances all round.
We had a lower turn out than usual, (as a result of other events taking place and holidays) but a big well done to athletes across all age groups, from the U11s to Masters, who worked so hard and performed with such grit and determination. You continue to inspire and encourage coaches and we are very proud of all of you!
Many thanks to our volunteer officials and the Admin team: Bob McCrum, Angela Downie, Pauline Russell, Ross McLean and David Gilchrist. Your help is much appreciated. Thanks also to parents, family and friends for your continued support and enthusiasm at events like these.
All results posted on the day are subject to scrutiny. Official results will be available shortly via the Po10 results pages.
A few of our U13 T&F athletes made the journey through to Livingston and bagged some super new PBs!
Results (subject to scrutiny):
Ava Lenzi: 100m – 15.27 and LJ – 3.74m (PB);
Emma Kelly: 100m – 14.96(PB) and LJ – 2.94(PB);
Niamh Morris: 100m – 17.30(PB) and LJ – 2.87(PB).
A huge well done girls!
What a great day in the sunshine at our first league match in Ayr. Lots of PBs and super performances from our athletes, both young and more mature! It was fantastic to see athletes enjoying themselves, particularly those who hadn’t previously competed for the club.
Thanks to coaches for all the pre-competition preparation work and, as always, for their support on the day. Thanks also to our volunteer officials: coaches, Bob McCrumâ€‹ and Audrey McLaren; parents: David Gilchrist, Donna Marie McGovern, Garry Hawthorn, and Lauren Ross. Your efforts are much appreciated. The club has gained valuable league points because of your contribution!
Official results, which are subject to scrutiny, will follow on the Po10 shortly.
The next match is on 25th June in Kilmarnock.
Good news! It has been confirmed today by management at Wishaw Sports Club that the track is now open and available for use.
Training for all T&F athletes will therefore revert to the usual venues and arrangements from Monday 15th May.
Please contact your coach if you have any questions.
Official results from the YDL match at Dam Park, Ayr are now on the Po10 for the U13&U15 events.
Well done to those MAC athletes who competed for Team NL. There were a lot of PBs and great performances!
The SA U17 Challenge results are not yet available but will be posted as soon as they are.
A reminder to all T&F athletes that the track at Wishaw is due to close from 1 – 14th May 2017.
A booking has been made during this closure period at Dalziel Park Track, Dalziel Rugby Club, Hagen Dr, Motherwell, ML1 5RZ.
All training sessions will take place at the usual times and athletes will be asked to pay £1 to contribute to the hire costs at this venue.
Training arrangements for the various groups will be therefore be as follows:
- Monday 1st & 8th May and Wednesday 3rd & 10th May: Dalziel Park track.
- Saturday 6th & 13th May: check arrangements with coach directly.
Middle Distance Group
IDG (Lesley’s Group)
JDG (William’s Group)
Coaches will provide information about further arrangements in the (hopefully) unlikely event that the track at Wishaw does not reopen as planned.
Many congratulations to Audrey MacLaren who completed the UKA two day Coaching Assistant course earlier this month in Carluke.
Audrey will be working mainly with the Junior Development and Intermediate Development Groups on Mondays and Wednesdays and we are delighted to welcome her to the T&F coaching team.
Confirmed results from the third SAIL match at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow on 19th February are now on the Power of 10.
Well done everyone!