Athletes compete in Great Scottish Run

Members of Peterhead Athletics Club took part in the Great Scottish Run half marathon recently.
Members of Peterhead Athletics Club took part in the Great Scottish Run half marathon recently.

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On Sunday, October 5 a group of Peterhead Athletic Club members took part in the Great Scottish Run half marathon.

This was a first-time experience for all. It was a fantastic course packed with iconic landmarks such as the Kingston Bridge, Pollock Park and the Burrell Collection, Ibrox stadium and back over the Clyde to finish at Glasgow Green. The event wa s a celebration of running with 30,000 participants taking part across all the events with Maria Willox and Martin Kerrigan both celebrating by completing the half marathon distance in personal best times.

Meantime the club is busy preparing for its AGM on Tuesday, October 28, at 8pm at Peterhead Football Club.

Fraser Clyne is the special guest speaker and everyone is welcome. The club is also preparing for its Marathon Oil sponsored 10k event which takes on Sunday November 9 at 1pm with registration at Dales Park. Entries are going well with nearly half the places booke d. To register or join the club visit www.peterheadathleticsclub.co.uk