Burns Club Races

Teviotdale Harriers held their annual Burns Club races on Saturday 28th November. Following tradition the senior men were first away competing for the Will Clark Memorial Trophy with honours going to Club President Alan Coltman in a time of 20.11, 2nd place was Bruce Hughes in 20.34 and 3rd Paul Lockie 20.37. Fastest actual time Bruce Hughes.

The juniors were next to run with u11 boys and u11/u13 girls competing together. The winner of the Stan Reid trophy was Sinead McHugh in a time of 8.22, 2nd Maddie Hewitt 8.23 and 3rd Ava Hughes 8.38 fastest actual time Maddie Hewitt. In the boys race the 1st place and winner of the Ian Watson memorial shield was taken by Hector Patterson 8.17, 2nd Conan Harper 8.18 and 3rd Calum Renwick 8.31 fastest time Hector Patterson.

The Burns Club race is the only time the u13 boys run along with the u15/u17 boys and the u15 girls and senior ladies. There was a new trophy for the ladies race which was kindly donated by the John and Mary Elliot Memorial Trust and it was fitting that the 1st winner of the cup was their great granddaughter Lucy Ash in a time of 14.45, she received the cup along with a medal and a big hug from her Granny Liz Elliot, 2nd place went to Ishbel Inglis 14.47 and 3rd was Kirsty Hughes 15.06. fastest time Ishbel Inglis. The boys race saw Fraser Clyne win The Burns Club Trophy for the 1st time in 14.45, 2nd Harrison Hughes 14.52 and 3rd last years winner Jamie Waugh 15.05 fastest time was Fraser Clyne.

All races/times include handicaps.

Following the races everyone retired to the Burns Club for the prize giving and refreshments. Teviotdale Harriers would like to express their thanks to all at the Burns Club for kindly sponsoring this race yet again.


See Alex Corbett’s photographs HERE

Full result click on link WILL CLARK TROPHY 2015

Thanks also to Alex Corbett for report.