Ellen wins bronze medal in Scottish Championships

Athletes Kayleigh Whitton and Megan Gowans with their trophies and medals.
Athletes Kayleigh Whitton and Megan Gowans with their trophies and medals.

Arbroath and District Athletic Club members were busy in both track and field and cross-country events over the weekend.

The Emirates Arena in Glasgow was the venue for the Scottish Indoor Age Championship where Ellen Robertson won the bronze medal in the under-20 triple-jump.

ADAC results:

Under-14, girls - R. Broadfoot, 60m – 8.92; 60m hurdles – 10.79; long-jump – 4.06: I. McFarlane, shot-putt – 6.86; high-jump – 1.25.

Under-16, boys - J. McFarlane, 60m hurdles – 9.60; long-jump – 4.99; triple-jump – 10.10.

Under-20, women - E. Robertson, triple-jump – bronze, 11.15; high-jump – 1.50.

The final event in the Castle Cross-Country series took place at Balgownie, Aberdeenshire.

Under-11 athlete Megan Gowans won her race as well as being the series winner in her age group and up and coming youngster Kayleigh Whitton came first in the Try a Trail.

ADAC results:

Try a Trail - 1, K. Whitton, 4.56.

Under-11, girls - 1, M. Gowans, 7.22; S. Smart, 8.33; I. Whitton, 9.13; H. Willey, 9.33.

Under-13, girls - S. Chisholm, 20.08; K. Chatton, 20.42: boys - D. Smart, 16.48; M. Law, 16.58.

Senior men - three miles, J. Young, 26.53: six miles, L. Morrison, 41.40; M. Chisholm, 51.03.

The club’s cross-country championships will take place at Crombie Park on Saturday, March 8, with the first race going off at 9 a.m. Renewal of membership will take place on the day and all athletes should come along and take part.