Lotto cash funds race event for schoolkids
Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers played host to runners from local primary and secondary schools at their crosscountry event.
It was part of the club’s community lotteryfunded project to promote health and fitness among younger people.
Last Saturday’s event attracted 108 participants across the various school age groups.
All pupils who crossed the finishing line received a medal for their efforts.
In the opening run for P6/7 girls, Charlie Frew from Hunter Primary in East Kilbride was the winner ahead of Rhiannon Morris from Hallside and Eilidh Kennedy from James Aiton.
In the corresponding run for boys, Josh Keegan, Hallside, was first across the line with Robbie Woods, Bankhead, second and Callum Young, St Bride’s, third.
In the S1/ 2 girls event, Fernhill’s Holly McIndoe led home Christie Dalgleish and Niamh Riggins, both from Trinity High.
Trinity High had the first finisher in the boys event, thanks to Sean Friel,with the Stonelaw High duo of Max Monteith and Michael Black filling the second and third spots.
In the older S3-S6 age group, Fernhill had a clean sweep with Shiobhan McBride, Sophie Lowe and Hannah McFadyen taking the top three places.
However, in the boys event honours were shared between Trinity High, Strathaven Academy and Cathkin thanks to Tracey Lewis, James Cathie and Euan Kennedy.
Club spokesman David Cooney said: “We are indebted to the National Lottery for helping to fund this event and would also like to thank all participants involved and their parents and teachers.
“Also many thanks to the members of Ronhill Cambuslang who organised the run.”
The club welcome new members from the age of 10-plus who are able to run at least one mile without stopping.
Training takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7pm at the Cambuslang Rugby and Sports Club on Langlea Road.
Anyone interested should pop along and they will be made very welcome.
Top man Lewis Tracey, of Trinity High, was the winner of the boys S3-6 secondary race
Red-y for action Ronhill Harrier members in their red tops prepare for the start of the secondary race
Almost there Christie Dalgleish, of Trinity High, was second girl in the seniors race
Fast forward Eager contestants in the Secondary schools event