A healthy contingent of athletes from Ayr Seaforth were amongst the 700 headed to the Emirates Arena,Glasgow on Saturday 18 January for the Scottish Athletics run National Open. The National Open marks the start of the Indoor Season and provides athletes and coaches with a good gauge of where athletes are in terms of performance, there are no medals up for grabs just personal satisfaction. The performances of Seaforth athletes are as follows.
60m: U14 Girls Niamh Graham 8.91s, U14 Boys Euan Duff 8.87s,U16 Girls Kirsten McClymont 8.53s, Jennie McVeigh 8.85s, Anna George 9.09s, U16 Boys Fraser Angus 7.62s, Andrew Peck 8.01s, Gerard Downie 8.64s, U18 Women Aimee McGinley 8.24s, Louise Murray 8.73s, U18 Men John Hamilton 7.54s, Senior Women Caroline George 8.42s, Senior Men Fraser McKenzie 8.42. 60m Hurdles Senior Women Claire Taylor 9.36s.200m U14 Girls Niamh Graham 29.61s, U14 Boys Euan Duff 36.86s,U16 Girls Kirsten McClymont 28.76s,Jennie McVeigh 28.70s, Anna George 30.55s, Emily Cleer 30.20s, Holly Coughtrie 29.67s,U16 Boys Fraser Angus 24.36s,Gerard Downie 28.36s, U18 Women Aimee McGinley 27.92s,Louise Murray 28.91s,U18 Men John Hamilton 23.85s,Senior Women Claire Taylor 26.19s, Caroline George 27.52s, Senior Men Fraser McKenzie 27.27s 300m U16 Girl Emily Cleer 48.80s 400m U18 Men Matthew Brawley 53.49s, U20 Men Ben Steven 52.53s 800m U14 Girls Emma Frew 2:34:44m, Caitlin Chilton 2:49:18m, U18 Men James Pettigrew 2:04:32.Senior Men Neil Burnside 1:54:91.
Shot Putt U16 Boys Andrew Peck 12.08m, Callum Meldrum 10.77m, Triple Jump U16 Boy Callum Meldrum 10.70m,High Jump U14 Girls Caitlin Chilton 1.30m, Senior Women Hazel Jamieson 1.55m, Long Jump U14 Girls Caitlin Chilton 3.80m, U14 Boys Euan Duff 4.47m, U16 Girls Holly Coughtrie 4.06m, U16 Boys Gerard Downie 3.82m, Senior Men Fraser McKenzie 4.40m.