Sunday, February 24, 2008

National Cross-Country Championships

The Scottish Power National Cross-Country Championships took place on
Saturday 23rd at Callendar Park, Falkirk.

The ladies race was 8000 metres with 153 competitors completing the
race. Anne Hay, finished 114th with a time of 37:27. The senior men's
race gave the spectators plenty to watch, with wide gaps appearing in
the 398 strong field very early on. Ian Sills and Stuart Hay had a
close race for most of the 12000 metre course, with Sills taking 112th
place in 45:14 and Hay 115th in 45:20. George Gilhooley took 133rd in
46:00 and Ian Rowland finished 160th in 47:08.

A thank you was extended to Falkirk Victoria Harriers for their
assistance in hosting the event.