Monday, December 17, 2018

The Achilles Heel - MacAndrew Road Relay Race 2013 (Report)

70 teams took part in this years MacAndrew Road Relay Race on the warmest October day for years.  The course was Start 2010unchanged with the new start and finish working well at Scotstoun Stadium.

Inverclyde AC won the mens race in a time of 1:08:13 and Glasgow University Hares and Hounds won the womens race in a time of 58:01.

The winning Inverclyde team consisted of Michael Houston, Craig Ruddy, Greg Williams and Dan Mulhare.  The winning Glasgow University team consisted of Laura Muir, Jessica Oliver-Bell and Kathryn Pennel.

The best time of the day was set by Dan Mulhare of Inverclyde AC who completed the course in 15:55.  The fastest woman was Laura Muir of Glasgow University Hares and Hounds who completed the the course in a time of 18:09.

Ronhill Cambuslang won the Male Vets race in a time of 1:16:05 and VP-Glasgow won the Female Vets race in a time of 1:04:17.

The full results are recorded on an excel spreadsheet at this link.

Thanks to the 25 officials who gave up their time to assist with a variety of duties, the 40 plus Marshals who remained at their posts until the last athlete was safely home and our members who served the tea and cakes on the Club Deck at Scotstoun.

Special thanks to Katie Alexander of Achilles Heel for once again supporting the event.

Hopefully we'll see everyone back again next year for the 75th MacAndrew Road Relay Race.

If you have any comments to make in relation to the organisation of the event and in particular the new venue, send your comments to VP-Glasgow's Club Secretary.