Monday, December 17, 2018

The Achilles Heel - MacAndrew Road Relay Race 2010 (Report)

VP-Glasgow successfully hosted the 71st annual MacAndrew Road Relay Race on Saturday the 2nd of October.  Start 2010

Glasgow University Hares and Hounds "A" won the mens race in one of the closest finishes in years from last years winners Shettleston Harriers.  The team of Lachlan Oates, Kerrick Hesse, Mathew Gillespie and Michael Deason finished in a time of in a time of 1:06:13.  Shettleston Harriers finished 1 second behind the winners and Ronhill Cambuslang Harriers "A" a further 5 seconds back.

Tewoldeberhan MengisteJo Moultrieab of Shettleston Harriers set the fastest lap for the 2nd year in succession with a time of 15:36.  Craig Ruddy of Inverclyde AC was 2nd in a time of 15:45 and  Michael Gillespie of Shettleston Harriers was 3rd in a time of 16:01.

Calderglen Harriers Vets "A" won the mens Vets race with a time of 1:12:46 and David Millar of Irvine A.C. won the individual award with a time of 16:09.

Mathew Gillespie of Glasgow University Hares and Hounds set the best time for a junior with a time of 15:50.

VP-Glasgow won the women's race, finishing 10 seconds ahead of Shettleston Harriers.  The team of Jo Moultrie, Claire Thompson and Claire McCracken finished in a time of 59:07.  Garscube Harriers "A" Vets finished in 3rd place in a time of 1:00:02.

Jo Moultrie of VP-Glasgow set the fastest lap with a time of 18:47.  Lindsay MacNeill of Shettleston Harriers was 2nd with a time of 19:16 and Avril Mason of Shettleston Harriers was 3rd with a time of 19:39.

VP-Glasgow Vets won the Hollie Youngwomen's Vets race with a time of 1:00:04 and Kirsty Husband of Garscube won the individual award with a time of 19:27.

Hollie Young of VP-Glasgow set the best time for a junior with a time of 20:03.

Thanks to the 25 officials who gave up their time to assist with a variety of duties and the 30 plus Marshals who remained at their posts until the last athlete was safely home.

Special thanks to Katie Alexander of Achilles Heel for once again supporting the event and Julie and Gordon McGhee for the supply of cakes and buns and the transport of the  signs and cones.