Fife AC trio selected for Scottish hill running team

Kirsti Sharratt and Andy Brierley
Kirsti Sharratt and Andy Brierley

Three Fife AC athletes have been selected for the Scotland hill running teams to take on England, Wales and hosts Ireland at the Junior Home International later this month.

The event takes place on Saturday, September 20 at Glendalough, in the Wicklow Mountains, after being hosted at Aberfoyle last September.

Aberfoyle was the venue for the Scotland trial races last weekend with four boys and four girls picked for the two age groups – U16 and U19 – who contest the Junior Home International.

The Fife AC athletes taking part are:Ailsa Cruickshanks (under 16 girls), Tristan Rees (under 16 boys) and Annabel Simpson (under 19 girls).

In the Great North Run junior 4km on Sunday, the winner was Anna Hedley (Fife AC) in 16.02, and 15th was Isla Hedley in 18.15.

At the World Powerman Championships in Zofingen, Switzerland, Kirsti Sharratt and Andy Brierley (pictured above) both won silver in their respective age groups.