Thursday, October 22, 2020

Red Star Championships

It has been a very busy time, athletically, for our Disability Group who have competed in 4 competitions in the space of 3 weeks.  They attended their first Open Graded competition at Linwood on Wednesday 26th August, VP-Glasgow’s Club Champs on Wednesday 2nd September at Scotstoun, the SDS Senior Champs on Wednesday 9th September in Perth and Red Star’s Track and Field Champs on Saturday 12th September at Crownpoint where, yet again, many medals were won and PBs achieved.  Notable performances are as follows:

Steven Bryce won Gold in the 1500m with a time of 4.27.8s.

Darren Carruthers won Gold in the 1500m with a time of 5.23.3s, Silver in the 400m with a time of 68.1s (PB) and Bronze in the Long Jump with a distance of 3.22m.

Sean McCormick won Gold in the Discus and Silver in the Long Jump with distances of 22.74m and 4.79m respectively.  He also won Silver in the 100m and Bronze in the 200m with times of 12.5s and 25.3s respectively.

Andrew Larter won Gold in the Long Jump with a distance of 4.59m and Silver in the 100m with a time of 13.6s.

Jack Burrows won Silver in the Long Jump with distance of 4.43m.

Gavin Roberts won Gold in the 200m with a time of 27.5s (PB), Silver in the Discus with a distance of 21.25m and Bronze in the Long Jump with a distance of 4.29m.

David Mott won Gold in the Long Jump with a distance of 3.39m and Silver in the 200m with a time of 30.4s (PB).

Alistair Larter won Silver in the 800m with a time of 2.50.8s and Bronze in the 400m with a time of 68.6s.

Ryan Cuzen won Gold in the 400m with a time of 62.8m (PB) and Silver in the 200m with a time of 28.4s (PB).

Stuart Logan won Gold in the 60m with a time of 10.6s (PB) and Silver in the 100m with a time of 18.7s.

Hamish Couper won Silver in the Javelin with a distance of 11.94m.

Lauren Gallagher won 4 x Golds for her performances in the 400m RR, 100m RR, 200m RR and 800m RR with times of 1.59.6s, 26.8s, 56.3s and 5.07.1s respectively.

Anyone who has had a “shot” of one of these Race Runner bikes will know just what a feat Lauren achieved.  My hat goes off to her!

Linda Innes