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West District XC Relay Championships – Irvine Beach Park – Saturday 13 October 2018

This years West District Cross Country Relay Championships took place at an exceptionally wet Irvine Beach Park yesterday but despite the weather around 1200 athletes took part.
Seaforth had teams featuring in each race and first up was the Young Females. This race like the Young Males comprises of teams of 3 athletes each running over a 2500m course. The first runner is an U13 athlete with the second either an U13 or U15 and the third runner either U15 or U17.
In the young Females race which had 45 complete teams, Seaforth had 3 complete teams competing with the first leg runners being Iona Hubbard (Team A), Sophie MCcColm (Team B) and Sophie McCallum (Team C). It was Iona Hubbard who led the race home with a sizeable lead to hand over to the second leg runners who were Morven Hubbard (Team A), Anna Kirk (Team B) and Katie Murray (Team C). For the third and final leg it was Emma Frew (Team A), Evie Mackay (Team B) and Isla Hubbard (Team C) who set off with Team A coming home in 5th place, Team B in 16th place and Team C in 20th place.
The next race was the Young Males where Seaforth had 2 complete teams and an incomplete team in a race with 40 complete teams. First leg runners were Conor Scobie (Team A), Calum Moir (Team B) and Fraser McIntyre (Team C) who then handed over to Alex Crooks (Team A), Daniel Byers (Team B) and Euan Bell (Team C). With no third runner for team C it was left to Scott Sprang (Team A) and Max McLean (Team B) to take up the challenge with Team A coming home in 11th place and Team B in 26th place.
The Senior Women were next up in a race with 34 complete teams. This race was competed by teams of 3 athletes each taking on a 4000m course. With only one complete team and a solo runner it was Laura Wallace (Team A) and Ruth Kirk (Team B) who set off with Laura followed by Gael Neill and Toni McIntosh who brought the team home in 10th place.
The Senior Mens race comprised of teams of 4 athletes each taking on the same 4000m course as the Senior Women. Seaforth had 3 complete teams in a field of 85 complete Senior teams and it was first leg runners Grahame Hopper (Team A), Alasdair Meldrum (Team B) and Laurence Baker (Team C) who led off handing over to Stephen McCrorie (Team A), Simon Kirk (Team B) and Peter Laing(Team C). With persistent rain once again falling it was then the turn of Craig Brown (Team A), Iain Pettigrew (Team B) and Stuart McColm (Team C) who handed over to final leg runners Kenny Neill (Team A), Paul Turnbull (Team B) and Stuart McLean (Team C). In the final overall standings in the Senior category Team A were 28th, Team B 58th and Team C 72nd however in the Seniors only category Team A were 23rd while in the Masters category Team B were 12th and Team C 16th.
Next up is the Ayrshire Cross Country Relays next weekend followed by the National Cross Country Relays at Cumbernauld.

Club Championships – Sunday 16 September 2018

This years Club Championships took place on Sunday at Dam Park Stadium and we were lucky to have a dry if somewhat chilly at times day. It was good to see so many of our younger members taking part but it must be remembered that these days cannot go ahead without the help of an army of volunteers, Sunday took the combined efforts of almost 50 and a big vote of thanks goes to each and every one of you.

On this note the club would like to extend a massive thankyou to Coach & Board Member Sandy Paisley who stood down on Sunday after many years service to the club. You will be missed Sandy and always welcome back.

After some serious competition we are now able to reveal who will be receiving Club Champion Trophies and Runners Up Trophies at the Annual Presentation Night which takes place at The Carlton Hotel on Friday 9 November with those athletes being:-

U9 Boys Champion – Matthew Copland
U11 Boys Champion – Brady McLean
Runner Up – Luca Pieroni
U13 Boys Champion – Connor Lynch
Runner Up – Ben Edwards
U15 Boys Champion – Alex Crooks
Runner Up – Toby Nixon
U17 Mens Champion – Euan Duff
Runner Up – Sammy Jones
U20/Senior Mens Champion – Jordan Tennent
Runner Up – Sean Aitken

U9 Girls Champion – Connie Devine
U11 Girls Champion – Emma Ablett
Runner Up – Reese Devine
U13 Girls Champion – Emma McMillan
Runner Up – Erin Ramsay
U15 Girls Champion – Abbie Rankine
Runner Up – Imogen Tribe
U17 Womens Champion – Sophie Slider
Runner Up – Emma Frew
U20/Senior Womens Champion – Ruth Kirk
Runner Up – Sara Paterson

Full results by age group

U9 Boys U11 Boys U13 Boys U15 Boys U17 Men U20/Senior Men

U9 Girls U11 Girls U13 Girls U15 Girls U17 Women U20/Senior Women

Kilmarnock Open Graded – Tuesday 12 June 2018

The latest of this years Ayrshire competitions took place at the Ayrshire Athletics Arena, Kilmarnock on Tuesday night with quite a number of the younger members of Ayr Seaforth taking part. For some it was their first taste of competition and what better way to get a feel for what it is like to compete than to do it at a local event. The weather was in the main favourable with bright, sunny conditions although there was the usual stiff breeze at this venue. Full results for the night can be found by clicking this link Kilmarnock Open Graded Results

CCL Land O’Burns 10k Road Race – Wednesday 23 May 2018

This years CCL Land O’Burns 10k Road Race took place last night in brilliant sunshine. Well over 200 runners set off with the race being started by Clare Jones of sponsors CCL Logistics at the usual mark next to Ayr Beach before making their way around the areas of Doonfoot and Alloway before heading back to the finish line at The Old Racecourse. A massive vote of thanks must go yet again to CCL Logistics for their amazing support of this event.The winner of the race was David Millar of Irvine Running Club in a time of 33:21.4 with the Laura Wallace of Ayr Seaforth AC the first woman home in a time of 39:16.2. The first 3 in male and female categories are shown in the table below, full results can be found HERE

CCL Land O'Burns 10k Road Race 2018

Position Name Time
1st Male David Millar 33:21.4
2nd Male David McLure 35:37.1
3rd Male Steven Reid 36:19.5
1st Female Laura Wallace 39:16.2
2nd Female Julie Beveridge 41:24.4
3rd Female Joanne McEvoy 42:32.3

West District Track & Field Championships – Kilmarnock – 12th/13th May 2018

This weekend saw this years West District Track & Field Championships take place at the Ayrshire Athletics Arena, Kilmarnock. Unusually for the venue conditions were perfect with brilliant sunshine and unusually no strong winds blowing. Competition was spread over two days this year, a change from the previous format of Friday evening and all day Saturday. Numerous Seaforth athletes were involved in competition each day and a sizeable haul of medals was taken home. There was Gold for U13 Boy Fergus Muir in the High Jump and U17 Women Emma Frew in the 1500m; Silvers for U13 Girls Libby White in Long Jump and Jenna Beswick in 75m Hurdles, U20 Woman Kirsten McClymont in 200m, Senior Woman Carolyn Harvey in Triple Jump; Bronze for U15 Girl Abbie Rankine in Javelin, U17 Women Gemma Bruce in 300m Hurdles, Sophie Slider in 200m and Rosie Davidson in 1500m, U20 Woman Kirsten McClymont in 100m, Senior Woman Aimee McGinley in 100m.

FULL RESULTS HERE

U13 Girls - West District Track & Field Championships 2018

Name Event Result
Jenna Beswick 70mH 1st H2 - 12.45s (Q)
2nd F - 12.43s
Libby White 100m

Long Jump
200m

1st H2 - 14.02s (Q)
1st SF - 14.03s (Q)
4th F - 14.55s
2nd F - 4.34m
1st H4 - 29.02s (Q)
3rd SF - 29.11s (Q)
5th F - 28.98s
Abbie Cairns 100m 7th H3 - 16.27s
Sophie McColm 1500m 9th F - 5:44.11
Iona Hubbard 1500m 4th F - 5:32.33
Emma McMillan High Jump
800m
2nd F - 1.31m
10th F - 2:41.49
Kendal Tribe 100m
200m
5th H2 - 15.02s
5th H4 - 31.93s
Amy McCann 200m 3rd H4 - 29.73s (Q)
4th SF - 29.42s (Q)
6th F - 29.41s

U15 Girls - West District Track & Field Championships 2018

Name Event Result
Abbie Rankine 75mH
Shot Putt
Javelin
6th H2 - 15.18s
7th - 6.71m
3rd - 19.21m
Morven Montgomery 75mH
Long Jump
7th H2 - 16.69s
14th - 2.70m
Imogen Tribe 100m 2nd H2 - 13.75s (Q)
3rd SF - 13.51s (Q)
5th F - 14.04s
Islay Hubbard 1500m 21st - 5:46.16

U17 Women - West District Track & Field Championships 2018

Name Event Result
Sophie Slider 300m

200m

3rd H1 - 43.14s (Q)
5th F - 43.05s
2nd H2 - 26.96s (Q)
3rd F - 27.01s
Gemma Bruce 300mH 3rd F - 47.85s
Matilda Press 200m 4th H2 - 28.43s (Q)
Emma Frew 1500m 1st F - 4:50.50
Rosie Davidson 1500m 3rd F - 4:59.00

U20 Women - West District Track & Field Championships 2018

Name Event Result
Kirsten McClymont 100m
200m
3rd F - 12.75s
2nd F - 26.72s
Katie McAlpine 200m 5th F - 28.15s

Senior Women - West District Track & Field Championships 2018

Name Event Result
Aimee McGinley 100m 3rd F - 13.31s
Carolyn Harvey Triple Jump 2nd - 11.58m

U13 Boys - West District Track & Field Championships 2018

Name Event Result
Alfie Murphy 100m 3rd H3 - 14.35s (Q)
5th F - 14.17s
Daniel Byers 800m 7th - 2:35.25
Conor Scobie 800m 6th - 2:35.07
Callum Peat 800m 11th - 2:41.04
Calum Moir 800m 12th - 2:42.75
Findlay Muir 800m
Long Jump
16th - 2:57.41
10th - 3.02m
Fraser McIntyre 1500m 12th - 5:35.83
Ti Wilson High Jump 5th - 1.21m

U15 Boys - West District Track & Field Championships 2018

Name Event Result
Fergus Muir 800m
High Jump
15th - 2:35.77
1st - 1.32m
Euan Bell 1500m 8th F - 4:54.71

U20 Men - West District Track & Field Championships 2018

Name Event Result
Daniel Martin 400m 2nd H1 - 52.89s (Q)
5th F - 51.90s
Jordan Tennent 400m

200m

4th H2 - 54.65s (Q)
7th F - 55.31s
8th F - 24.77s

Senior Men - West District Track & Field Championships 2018

Name Event Result
Fraser McKenzie 100m
Long Jump
6th H1 - 13.65s
4th - 3.90m

Kilmarnock Open Graded – Sunday 15 April 2018

The first of this seasons Ayrshire Open Graded meetings took place last Sunday at the Ayrshire Athletics Arena, Kilmarnock. Unlike the usual competition format where athletes compete against other athletes in the same age group an Open Graded has athletes competing against others of a similar standard in the event to themselves regardless of the age groups. There were some fine performances on the day which is promising so early in the season. The results for all Ayr Seaforth athletes can be found in the tables below.

U11 Results - Kilmarnock Open Graded - Sunday 15 April 2018

Name Event Result
Reese Devine 75m
Long Jump
11.66s
2.45m
Brady McLean 75m
600m
11.88s
2:01.38
Sam McCrorie 75m
600m
Long Jump
13.30s
2:22.25
2.48m
Abbie Cairns 75m
Long Jump
12.05s
2.75m
Amelia Cheng 75m 13.12s
Rory Kilpatrick 75m
600m
11.51s
2:17.38
Emma Ablett 75m
600m
Shot Putt
11.96s
2:15.11
4.40m
Cora Foote 75m
Long Jump
Shot Putt
13.18s
2.58m
4.61m
Daniel Frew 600m
Long Jump
2:13.86
2.95m

U13 Results - Kilmarnock Open Graded - Sunday 15 April 2018

Name Event Result
Adam Currie 800m 2:31.95
Connor Scobie 800m 2:35.97
Anna Kirk 800m
200m
2:52.07
32.48s
Sophie McColm 800m
200m
Long Jump
2:55.43
32.97s
3.06m
Alfie Murphy 800m
200m
2:53.64
30.01s
Jack Knox 800m
200m
Shot Putt
3:08.74
34.01s
4.56m
Findlay Muir 800m
Long Jump
3:09.29
3.04m
Amy McCann 100m 14.63s
Kendal Tribe 100m
200m
High Jump
15.46s
31.24s
1.25m
Hannah Slider 100m
200m
Shot Putt
16.10s
33.81s
3.23m
Rosie Wallbanks 100m
Long Jump
17.24s
2.65m
Calum Hannah 1500m 5:48.41
Fraser McIntyre 1500m
200m
Long Jump
5:53.27
37.37s
2.74m
Iona Hubbard 1500m 5:35.77
Emma McMillan High Jump 1.20m

U15 Results - Kilmarnock Open Graded - Sunday 15 April 2018

Name Event Result
Abbie Rankine 75mH
Shot Putt
Javelin
15.26s
6.20m
12.77m
Morven Montgomery 75mH
Long Jump
17.36s
2.33m
Alex Crooks 800m
400m
Javelin
2:19.73
60.87s
25.42m
Fergus Muir 800m 2:46.19
Efthalia Karouzaki 800m
200m
3:16.49
33.37s
Imogen Tribe 100m 13.76s
Rosie Morrison 100m
200m
14.58s
9.97s
Islay Hubbard 1500m 5:43.02
Joshua Mirtle 1500m 5:45.69
Connall O'Brien High Jump 1.40m

U17 Results - Kilmarnock Open Graded - Sunday 15 April 2018

Name Event Result
Max McLean 800m 2:18.94
Emma Frew 800m 2:24.32
Sophie Slider 200m
300m
Long Jump
26.42s
43.26s
4.25m
Emilie Oosterbeek High Jump
Javelin
1.35m
13.99m

U20/ Senior Results - Kilmarnock Open Graded - Sunday 15 April 2018

Name Event Result
Fraser McKenzie (Sen) 100m
Long Jump
Shot Putt
13.25s
4.25m
5.55m
Ruth Kirk (Sen) 100m
200m
15.37s
32.52s
Gavin Drysdale (U20) 100m Bike Race 18.21s
Andrew Mulvihill (Sen) 100m Bike Race 61.78s
Jordan Tennent (U20) 400m 56.03s

 

CCL Land O’Burns 10k Road Race – Wednesday 23 May 2018

Ayr Seaforth are delighted to announce that this years Land O’Burns 10k Road Race will once again be sponsored by CCL Logistics of Troon.

Alan Whiting, Head of Marketing at CCL Logistics has said “Over the years CCL has established good relationships within the local Ayrshire community and Ayr Seaforth is an important part of our community, making athletics available to people of all ages. We are delighted to once again sponsor this year’s Land of Burns 10K and wish all the athletes and the club the best of luck.”

Entries can now be made HERE.

Let’s make this years race the best yet.

London Virgin Marathon 2018

There were 7 athletes from Ayr Seaforth competing at todays London marathon which was an excellent turnout for the club. In sweltering conditions all 7 completed the gruelling course with one, Ian Young, even doing this dressed as an Egyptian Pharaoh. Times for each athlete are shown below.

London Marathon 2018

Name Time
Grahame Hopper 3:04.49
Steven Eaglesham 3:19.51
John Ross 3:26.52
Mark Caldwell 3:36.08
Paul Turnbull 3:40.33
Ian Young 3:48.01
Bobby Miller 4:42.38