Over 500 pupils from 17 schools have taken part in the Clackmannanshire Primary Schools Sports Association Athletics Championship at Lornshill Academy.
There were a number of outstanding performances on the day with four records being broken. Congratulations go to Adam Hutchinson of Alva Primary School who broke the P7 boys 800m record by running 2.33.44, previous record from 2005 was 2.36.40. Adam won the outstanding male performance award on the day. Mia Silverman of Clackmannan Primary School won the female outstanding performance of the day for her excellent jump in the Long Jump stretching 3.30m, breaking the previous record of 3.12m which had stood since 2004. Grace Tindell of Strathdevon Primary School broke the P7 girls 800m in a time of 2.41.69, the previous record was 2.45.70. Caitlyn Anderson of Menstrie broke the P6 girls High Jump record with a jump of 1.23m. The previous record was 1.21m.
Tillicoultry PS took home the overall large team award and Fishcross PS took home the overall small team award, both retaining their titles from last year.
Sports Development were assisted at the event by coaches, volunteers, P.E staff, graded officials and Lucaffe. The 30 sports leaders from Lornshill Academy helped on the day at all the track and field events, and Provost Murphy and Councillor Irene Hamilton presented the prizes.
If anyone wishes to take part in Athletics, Sport Development delivers Run Jump and Throw athletics classes on a Tuesday and Wednesday from 5-6pm. For more information contact Sports Development on 01259 452347 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wee County Harriers have a junior section for any one interested in longer distance running. They train at Lornshill Academy from 5-6pm on Monday evenings. For more information email Richard O'Grady on email@example.com.