Anster Haddies help charity fundraiser

Anster Haddies showed their charitable side by helping a local good cause.

Tuesday, 26th July 2016, 10:44 am
Anster Haddies at Newburgh
Anster Haddies at Newburgh

The Hill of Hope 5m trail race in Strathmiglo was a charity event to raise funds for cancer, organised by Gordon Donachie.

Jas Baillie completed the course in 38m40s, 3rdMV55.

Wednesday night in Newburgh saw the Haddies turn out in force to complete a tough 4.23 mile race.

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In perfect racing weather, first Haddie over the line in a course pb time of 26m20s was Stuart McKenzie, next Haddie was Ronan McKinstray 27m12s and second MJ.

Colin Mckie continued his fine form with a PB third MJ time 28m25s, next, and first lady, was Ailsa Cruickshanks 29m29s a PB and earning her a podium second FJ finish.

They were joined at the finish by Jas Baillie 30m21s PB, Yvonne Dehn 31m14s PB, Allen Marr 31m30s 3rd MV60, Pamela Cruickshanks 32m29s 2nd FV50, Jaz Hay 32m45s, Fiona Cruickshanks 32m52s PB, Catriona Duncan 36m50s, Tracy Chalmers and Jackie Galloway 39m32s.

At the park runs Duncan Hall was the first overall 17m44s down under in Melbourne Parkrun.

All Haddies who ran at St Andrews achieved placings in their individual categories - Neil Smith second Overall, first MV40 16m27s, Jas Baillie 20m46s 2nd MV55, Allan Marr 21m43s and second MV60 was the silver fox Bill Simpson.

The final parkrunner was president Pamela Cruickshanks who was in Edinburgh, Cramond flying the Haddie flag high and a time of 22m22s.

Carole Fraser completed a cycling challenge from London to Paris in aid of Breast Cancer.

At the the Clyde Stride ultra, a 40 mile challenge Haddie Gordon Halliday completed the race course in 6hrs44m15s

Anyone who is interested in joining the Anster Haddies is welcome to do so.

The group trains on a Wednesday evening at 6.30p.m.

Check their website for details on how to get involved with the club.