Marathon return for Hayley
FIRST BRIT: Hayley Haining performed well at the Edinburgh Marathon
IT was a good return to the International arena, by Hayley Haining last Sunday, in the Edinburgh Marathon.
In very warm conditions, the Kilbarchan athlete was first Brit, time two hours 45 minutes 17 seconds.
Kilbarchan Athletic Club also had a busload were in Edinburgh last Sunday for the second meeting of the Scottish Young Athletes League.
They finished in fourth place and with one meeting to go, look set to qualify for the Scottish Final, later in the summer.
Top performances included a double win for Victoria Cleer, the 75m Hurdles in 12.16seconds, and the High Jump clearing 1.48metres.
Other winners included Laura Stark who smashed her best to win the under 15 girls 800m in 2.21.8, Euan Triut in the under15 boys 800m in 2.08.89 and Gavin McArdle, who won the under 17 boys 800m, just outside the 2 minute barrier but still a PB at.2.00.50 seconds.
Callum Matthews, in his first steeplechase, won the 1500m event, time 4.48.66.
In the Field events, Ewan Johnstone won the under 15 boys Discus, throw measured at 27.33m.
This article appeared in The Gazette 31 May 12