Virtually assured display by Law AAC runners

Law and District AAC cross country captain Martin Kay has hailed the 47 athletes who contested the recent Virtual 15-Minute Run organised by Scottish Athletics.

Thursday, 7th May 2020, 4:04 pm
Updated Thursday, 7th May 2020, 4:05 pm
Daniel Simpson excelled for Law and District in Virtual Run

Competitors attempted to run as far as they could within 15 minutes.

At time of going to press, Law and District’s entry had finished 13th club overall, consisting of their U13/U15 runners (sixth) and their U17 and upwards athletes (16th).

“It was a fantastic team effort,” Martin said. “Well done to everyone who took part.

“We have had some impressive runs and distances but really the best thing is seeing so many people take part! Thanks to Scottish Athletics for organising.”

The entire Gillon and Wishart families were among these participants as were Jen Beattie, Lucy Milligan and Helen White who don’t normally run with the club.

Other Law runners included head coach Pat Kelly and sprinters Robbie Nugent, Cameron Martin, Owen Murphy, Rosie Watson, Susannah Kay and Jade Gray.

Speedsters Rachel Donnelly, James McClafferty and Emily McNicol joined younger runners Alex Orr, Ryan Kennedy, Ryan Muir, Cora Beattie, Daniel Simpson, Kirsty Currie, Jessica Inglis, Ross Ferguson, Jack Devine and Callum Woods.

In the seniors James Gillon was an impressive 29th overall with 4.59km despite carrying a knock, Darran Muir covered 4.34km, Donald Gilchrist and Ross Hill tied with 4.31km and Oscar Logan was next on 4.19km.

Logan Whitton and James McClafferty also covered over 4km.

Law’s leading females Reagan Binnie and Emily McNicol tied on 3.84km.